This unit is made up of three interactive activities focusing on the properties of 3D shapes. In the first investigation pupils need to find a rule that links the faces, edges and vertices together.Castle shapes
Identify 2d and 3d shapes and their properties in the context of a castle. Use Venn diagrams to sort shapes according to their curved faces and vertices.Solid Figures
A tutorial explaining the properties of some 3D shapes. It helps with the maths vocabulary of shapes.Shapes
A game where you need to sort 2D and 3D shapes according to their properties. This site lends itself well to a teacher led activity as the second section asks the questions but does not provide the answers.Theban Mapping Project
A polished site, mixing historical detail of Egyptology and the pharaohs, maps, photographs and archaeological details. You will find excellent information on the Valley of the Kings and Tutankhamun. Includes narrated movies and a 3D image of a tomb.