
Threedimensional
shapes can be solid or hollow. They have width, height and length.
Click on a shape to view its properties. 
Cuboid

A
cuboid has six rectangular faces like a cereal box. It is also called
a rectangular prism.

Sphere

A
sphere is a perfectly round threedimensional shape like a ball.
It has only one curved face.

Cylinder

A
cylinder has circular ends of equal size. Cylindershaped objects
include tins of fruit, rolls of toilet paper and even some coins.

Cube

A
cube is a square box shape. It has six faces. Every face is a square.
All these squares are the same size. A cube has eight vertices (corners).

Tetrahedron

A
tetrahedron is a foursided threedimensional shape. It has four
triangular faces. Each face is an equilateral triangle. It is a
pyramid with a triangular base.

Cone

A
cone has a flat circular base. Its sides are curved. Its top is
pointed and is sometimes called the apex.

Triangular
Prism 
A
triangular prism has two ends that are exactly the same size and
shape and they are parallel to each other. The ends of a triangular
prism are triangular. It is shaped like a triangle all the way through
its length. It has six vertices and five flat sides.

SquareBased
Pyramid 
A
squarebased pyramid has a square for its base and triangular faces
which meet at one vertex.


