# What comes to mind when you think about shapes?

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Curipod generated lesson: "Shapes". #5-7

1. Word cloud
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What comes to mind when you think about shapes?
2. Slide
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The geometric shape known as a rhombus is also known as a diamond. The shape of a triangle is the strongest shape known to man. The shape known as a trapezoid has only one line of symmetry.
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3. Open question
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Should the use of geometric shapes in architecture and design be used to influence the way we think and behave?
4. Word cloud
120 seconds
Name three basic shapes
5. Word cloud
60 seconds
What objects do you see that are triangles?
6. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw two triangles.
7. Word cloud
60 seconds
What objects do you see that are quadrilaterals?
8. Drawings
450 seconds
9. Word cloud
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What objects do you see that are pentagons?
10. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw two pentagons.
11. Word cloud
60 seconds
What objects do you see that are hexagons?
12. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw two hexagons.
13. Word cloud
60 seconds
Look around you. Where do you see parallel lines?
14. Drawings
450 seconds
Parallel Lines are two lines that will never cross and will always stay the same distance apart.
15. Word cloud
60 seconds
BONUS: What shape do you get when you combine two triangles?
16. Slide
60 seconds
The Japanese word for triangle is 'Sankaku', which means 'mountain peak'. The world's largest triangle is the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt. The mathematical formula for calculating the area of a triangle is 'A = 1/2 bh' where b is the length of the base and h is the height of the triangle.
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17. Drawings
450 seconds
Circle the shapes that have 2 equal shares with 1 share shaded.
18. Drawings
450 seconds
Partition the shapes to show halves. Shade 1 half of each.
19. Slide
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The longest straight line that can be drawn on the surface of a sphere is called a great circle. Triangles are the only shapes that can have an even number of sides. There are only five regular convex polyhedra, also known as the Platonic Solids.
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20. Drawings
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Partition the shapes to show halves. Shade 1 half of each.
21. Drawings
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Do the shapes show halves or thirds? Draw 1 more line to partition each shape into fourths.
22. Drawings
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Partition each rectangle into thirds. Then, shade the shapes as indicated.
23. Drawings
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Partition each rectangle into fourths. Then, shade the shapes as indicated.
24. Slide
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The ancient Greeks thought that circles were the perfect shape because they didn't have any corners. The triangle is the strongest shape because it's the only shape that doesn't change shape when forces are applied to it. The dodecagon, or 12-sided shape, is often used to make coins because it is difficult to counterfeit.
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25. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw an alien with three antlers and four legs doing a handstand
26. Slide
60 seconds