## Cube Nets

Grade:

3-5, 6-8

Standards:

Math Content:

Geometry

A *net* is a two-dimensional figure that can be folded into a three-dimensional object. Which of the nets below will form a cube?

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- Click on any net, and determine whether or not it can form a cube.
- An animation will provide further explanation.
- If you do not wish to see the animation, you may prematurely close out the window.

- After completion of a round, you will be able to print your results and/or try again.

The net below can be folded into a cube. Do you see it? In your mind, try to figure out how it happens.

There are exactly eleven nets that will form a cube. Which of the figures below can be folded into a cube? Click on the figures to find out. Those that form a cube will change colors. For the others, you will be told why they won't work.