Numeracy Shape Investigation

This week the students in Grade 4CR are investigating 2D and 3D Shapes.  These are the questions the would like to research further to find the answers.  As the students conduct their research and discover the answers they will post their findings in red, along wth their name.

  • Why does a circle have no corners? – Milly
  • Is a dot classified as a shape?
  • Who named all the shapes? – Lily
  • What is a 20 sided shape called? – Declan
    • Dodecahedron (Freyja)
  • Who made shapes? – Alex
  • Why do shapes have to be in pictures? – Ben
  • What is an 11 sided shape? – Liam
  • Why is a cube called a cube? – Jess
  • What is a 3D shape? – Perenise
    • A 3D shape has more than one face (Tiah and Cameron)
  • What does a dodecahedron look like? – Taylah
  • How were shapes discovered? – Harrish
  • Are there any 4D shapes? – Cameron
  • When were shapes discovered? –Louis
  • What is a 6 sided shape? – Liam
  • Is everything made out of shapes? – Sarah
  • Why did they invent shapes? – Tiah
  • How many shapes are there in the world? – Lily
  • What is a shape that starts with a z and ends with a z? – Ryan
  • Is there a 90 sided shape? – Louis
  • Is a straight line actually a shape? – Freyja
  • What is a 15 sided shape? – Taylah
  • Is a diamond a 2D or 3D shape? – Charlize