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Activities (for students)
Activities for Students: Slicing a Cube

 

February 2009, Volume 102, Issue 6, Page 456

Abstract:

 Hands-on, open-ended activities that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections. This issue: Hollow cubes partially filled with water can be used to find those shapes that can be determined when a plane intersects a cube.

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Keywords:
Article
3-D Shapes
Grades 9-12
Teacher
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing