# Unfolding Prisms

Skill:

Identify the nets for prisms, pyramids, cylinders and cones in geometric and applied problems.

# Unfolding Prisms

Unfold and fold a net for a prism. Change the dimensions of the prism to explore its geometry.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question 1

How many shapes do you need to form the net of a rectangular prism?

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### Open-ended question 2

How do the numbers of shapes needed to form the net change as the base of the prism changes?

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### Open-ended question 3

What would a rectangular prism look like with all identical sides?

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