Grade: Elementary
Subject: Mathematics

#898. What is in the bag?

Mathematics, level: Elementary
Posted Thu Mar 18 14:24:34 PST 1999 by Lisa Altic (
Twin Valley South , West Alexandria
Materials Required: paper bag,geometric solids,paper,pencils
Activity Time: 30 min
Concepts Taught: students will be able to identify basic geometric solids

1. Review math terms used to describe solid figures.
2. Number geometric solids(five or more)
3. Tell students that they may ask questions using mathematical terms.
They may only ask questions that can be answered with a "yes" or a "no".
4. After asking questions,students write down the name of the solid object.
5. After students have written answers for all of the objects,pull the objects
out of the bag and have the class identify them and check their answers.