How many mathematical shapes do you know?
Write down the names of them in the back of your exercise book
Underline the names of the regular shapes
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Circle, equilateral triangle, scalene triangle, right-angled triangle, isosceles triangle, square, rectangle, parallelogram, rhombus, trapezium, kite, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, nonagon, decagon...
Sphere, cube, cuboid, prism, tetrahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron...
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Teacher, do your students have
access to computers?
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Do your students know how to make a database?
How about a shapes database?
Query the database about the properties of the shapes.