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Cube Nets

3-5, 6-8
Math Content:

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.

3544 Cube Fold Static  

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.