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Nets: What do 3D Objects Look Like Flat?

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Patrons use "nets" to explore what 3D objects look like when flat, and predict what shapes the net will make when folded into a 3D object.

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Hints for uses in your library This activity is a fun way to encourage kids to make predictions and think spatially. It requires folding and cutting with scissors so it is best suited for mid-upper elementary school age patrons.
Related Links The Geometry Center
Originating Source Children's Museum of Houston
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Nets: What do 3D Objects Look Like Flat?

Nets: What do 3D Objects Look Like Flat?

Patrons use "nets" to explore what 3D objects look like when flat, and predict what shapes the net will make when folded into a 3D object.