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Surf for More Math

Lesson 3 - Identifying Nets


To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Identifying Nets, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.


Match 3-D shapes with their nets.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 306-307


Instructions for Use

Matching Nets lets students match the 3-D shape with the net.

To use Matching Nets, set the volume on your computer to hear Dr. G's instructions. Click either the 'Yes' or 'No' buttons to answer her questions.


Cut-Out Nets lets students build 3-D objects from a net, and build nets from 3-D shapes.

To use Cut-Out Nets, select a shape from the pull-down menu. Move the slider slowly from 0 to 100. Click on the object and drag the left mouse button to rotate it.