Building Houses

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To find the resource so many teachers know as “Building Houses” select Old, then Secondary Education and then Geometry.
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silhouette cube buildingThe Cube buildings exercises include 4 sets of 10 exercises to keep everybody busy! The last set of 10 involves building structures given only the silhouette – quite a challenge. It takes a little bit of pratise to become familiar with the mouse controls,  a left click adds a cube. To delete a cube hold the left click button and press the right click button also.Cube Building 1

See also – the wonderful Standards UnitSS6 – Representing 3D Shapes.

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