Shape & Space
We describe, measure, and compare spatial relationships.
- How are these shapes alike and different?
- What 3D shapes can you find in nature? What 2D shapes live in objects in our world?
- How can you combine shapes to make new shapes?
A focus on spatial thinking allows mathematics to become a more visual endeavor and connects with what “real” mathematicians do when they are exploring patterns in the world and making discoveries. Paying Attention to Spatial Reasoning p.3