5

1

Keywords:

interior angles

model construction

rectangular prisms

right angled triangles

Students build a rectangular prism and identify some of the interior right-angled triangles.

5

1

Keywords:

interior angles

model construction

rectangular prisms

right angled triangles

Students build a rectangular prism and identify some of the interior right-angled triangles.

5

0

Keywords:

interior angles

model construction

right angled triangles

triangular prisms

Students build a triangular prism and identify some of the interior right-angled triangles.

4

0

Keywords:

3-dimensional shapes

drawing

isometric drawings

model construction

views

For this practical task students draw on isometric paper different views of a model they have constructed.

3

4

1

Keywords:

model construction

quadratic equation

recursive rules

spatial patterns

Using multi-link cubes students construct and explore a growing sequence of step models, then they apply this information to continue the pattern without the cubes.

3

0

Keywords:

model construction

number patterns

quadratic equation

spatial patterns

Using multi-link cubes students investigate the number of faces visible in a sequence of step models, then they use this information to continue and record the pattern in a table.

3

1

Keywords:

adaptation

animals

drawing

ecology

model construction

self assessment

soil

work samples

Task: Identify adaptations of 3 animals that live under the soil, and design an animal that could live underground. Self-assess the design by considering given criteria. Assessment focus: adaptations that enable an animal to live underground.

4

1

Keywords:

capacity

model construction

problem solving

volume

In this practical task, students use their understanding of the link between capacity and volume to make cardboard containers that hold 250ml and 500ml of water.

4

0

Keywords:

3-dimensional shapes

drawing

isometric drawings

model construction

views

This practical task requires students to construct a model based on a diagram of a similar model. They then draw their model onto isometric paper.

4

0

Keywords:

drawing

model construction

views

This practical task requires students to construct a model, using blocks, from drawings of five different view points of that model.

3

0

Keywords:

3-dimensional shapes

cross-sections

drawing

model construction

Students draw cross-sections of different 3-dimensional objects.

2

2

Keywords:

3-dimensional shapes

model construction

shape properties

In this practical task, students make specified 3-dimensional shapes, and then sort them into two groups according to criteria that the student defines.

3

0

Keywords:

3-dimensional shapes

model construction

pyramids

rectangular prisms

In this practical task students use straws to construct skeleton models of 3-dimensional shapes from given drawings.

3

1

Keywords:

length

model construction

nets

In this practical task students design a net for a lidded cardboard box to hold 3 "chocolate bars" represented by hundreds blocks. They then cut out and construct the box.

4

1

Keywords:

drawing

model construction

views

In this practical task, students first construct a 3-dimensional object from a drawing, then draw five different 2-dimensional views of it on a grid.

4

2

Keywords:

model construction

views

Given five views of the same 3-dimensional shape, students use multi-link cubes to construct it.

4

0

Keywords:

model construction

nets

triangular prisms

In this practical task, students cut out triangles and rectangles to make three different nets for a triangular prism.

2

3

0

Keywords:

3-dimensional shapes

model construction

visualising

In this practical task, students use drawings to identify the number of multi-link cubes needed to construct 3-dimensional pieces of furniture. They then construct the pieces.

3

4

1

Keywords:

model construction

practical

quadratic equation

recursive rules

spatial patterns

In this task students continue a triangular shape pattern with sticks to explore the rule used in the pattern. Students then use their understanding of the pattern rule to continue the pattern without the sticks.

3

0

Keywords:

model construction

quadratic equation

recursive rules

spatial patterns

In this practical task, students construct pyramid patterns using triangles. They then predict how many triangles would be needed for the next size pyramid and explain their rule.

4

1

Keywords:

model construction

nets

pyramids

views

In this practical task, students use three different views of a 3-dimensional shape to help them design a net and construct a model of a pyramid.

4

5

1

Keywords:

functional rules

model construction

practical

quadratic equation

rules

spatial patterns

Students use cubes to construct part of a spatial pattern and answer questions on how to continue it.

5

1

Keywords:

functional rules

model construction

quadratic equation

rules

spatial patterns

In this task students build the next two models of a spatial sequential pattern and then use their results to predict subsequent patterns and give general rules for these in words and in equations.

2

0

Keywords:

bulbs

circuits

drawing

electricity

energy

model construction

physics concepts

Students draw two wires to complete a simple circuit diagram from a battery to a bulb so that it shines.

3

1

Keywords:

3-dimensional shapes

model construction

In this practical task students make four different 3-dimensional objects.

3

1

Keywords:

cubes

cuboids

factors

model construction

Students use a given number of multi-link cubes to build two buildings with different heights.