Math - K-6 - Geometry: 3-D objects & 2-D shapes (Shapes and Space)

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Based on Alberta Education's math curriculum for elementary grades. Topics include attributes, cones, cubes, spheres, cylinders, pyramids, triangles, squares, rectangles, prisms, polygons, quadrilaterals, etc.

POSTER: (in French) Illustrates various two dimensional and three dimensional geometric shapes including the square, rectangle, triangle, sphere, and pyramid.

A little boy who loves to find shapes in nature grows up to be one of America’s greatest architects in this inspiring biography of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Poetry collection for young readers with the emphasis on math concepts including measuring time, patterns, counting, symmetry, numbers, shapes, estimating and more!

A family explores paintings and other masterpieces at the art museum. The paintings are brilliant and many of them have mathematical dimensions, whether visible or hidden. Elementary math concepts that relate to perspective, composition, symmetry, and other principles turn a stroll through the art museum into an eye-opening adventure.

This guide contains interactive activities that complement the Math curriculum from Grades 4-6.

This guide contains interactives to support math learning from Grades K-3.

An effortlessly rhyming text introduces us to a collection of shapes and subtly weaves their physical characteristics into traits that both lead to and solve a would-be catastrophe.

Point to point -- Lines that end -- Line-up! -- On the horizon -- Up and down -- Lines as borders -- Which way? -- Measuring lines -- Side by side -- Crisscross -- Going below -- Lines in nature -- Angles -- On and on. "Leo teaches his cat Pallas all about lines by applying his knowledge of geometry to their Stone Age world.

Provides students with an opportunity to work with paper & colour, while integrating the concepts of numbers into the learning & teaching process. The hands-on experience of being able to fold the paper into different shapes, patterns & designs, adding colour, and coordinating all of this is an excellent strategy to motivate students to learn math. Manipulating & visualizing different concepts of math before engaging in the actual activity of making a star blanket is a good learning…

Rhymed text describes how shapes are made from simple lines. Some of the verses appear on the page in the shape they describe.

FICTION:This book is about Circle. This book is also about Circle’s friends, Triangle and Square. Also it is about a rule that Circle makes, and how she has to rescue Triangle when he breaks that rule. With their usual pitch-perfect pacing and subtle, sharp wit, Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen come full circle in the third and final chapter of their clever shapes trilogy.

FICTION:Square spends every day taking blocks from a pile below the ground to a pile above the ground. This book is also about Square’s friend Circle. Circle thinks Square is an artistic genius. But is he really?

Radius, son of Sir Cumference and Lady Di of Ameter, wants to be a knight more than anything. To earn his knighthood, he needs to venture alone on a heroic quest. With only a family medallion for luck, Radius dodges dangers and dragons. The ultimate challenge lies in a mysterious castle with a maze of many angles. Which way would you go if you were Radius? With the medallion at the back of the book, you can join in the adventure!

Playing with cubes -- Four lines four corners -- Angles -- Melting cubes -- The box bed -- Space -- Cube homes -- Rock hunt -- Bricks -- The wall -- Art with cubes -- Unexpected squares -- Box it! -- Cubes with cubes. "Leo teaches his cat Pallas all about cubes by applying his knowledge of geometry to their Stone Age world.

Describes the life and work of Eratosthenes, the Greek geographer and astronomer who accurately measured the circumference of the Earth.

Photographs and simple text explain how various shapes and patterns can be found all around in nature.