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Description

Discover a fascinating world of 3D shapes like prisms, pyramids, solids of revolution and Platonic solids. Start from the simplest and gradually explore the most complex ones. Build solids from scratch with a new Nets Creator mode and discover hundreds of unique net combinations.

'Shapes' uses the power of mobile devices to enhance teacher capabilities and provide possibilities to show things that cannot be shown with physical tools. It can help to create interest and enthusiasm in school mathematics classes at all levels.

The app was verified and approved by the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan. It was specifically prepared to support the teacher in the classroom, but can also be used as a tool for self-study. From now on there is a save and print option available for each net so that the kids can explore solids outside the app and improve their manual skills as well.

'Shapes' features:

- Select 27 unique shapes
- Choose from a variety of: prisms, pyramids, Platonic solids and solids of revolution
- Unfold shapes into different net combinations
- Learn about number of faces, edges and vertices for each solid
- Build solids from scratch in Nets Creator mode
- Explore transparent surfaces mode
- Highlight the vertices and edges
- Color selected elements
- Use simple gesture control
- Rotate the shapes in any direction
- Zoom in and out by pinch and spread gestures
- Align to basic position by double tap
- Save, print, cut and fold a chosen net
- Examine 3D shape in Augmented Reality ! Place the solid on your desk without the need to print and fold them!


For more information, please visit our website: www.shapes.learnteachexplore.com

If having any problems or suggestions you can reach us at: support@learnteachexplore.com

Note: ‘Shapes’ does not contain advertising, in-app purchases or any other downloadable content.

Note: Augmented Reality works only with iOS devices supporting ARKit. But don’t worry if your device doesn’t support ARkit - 3D Shapes work perfectly fine without ARKit.

What's New

Version 2.3.2

As a Teacher use Shapes in your classroom with Schoolwork.
Explore 3D shapes in Augmented Reality. Place the solid on your desk and unfold its net without the need to print it!

Ratings and Reviews

Worth every cent, highly educational

theperfectnose

I'm a secondary school teacher and this app is one of the anchor activities I use for differentiating class work. I have my device mirrored on the projector screen and as kids finish their assigned topic they can come up to the front, have a play on the nets activity and pick a net to print out on the school printer. It's a great way to get them thinking in 3 dimensions and they can cement the knowledge by building a paper version of the same. The kids loved it particularly the part where you can build your own net to form a solid. 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽

Outstanding

Marco Marcello

This app does more than you think is possible. As a classroom teacher I am absolutely delighted that I found such an incredible, intelligently designed and educational app. Thank you. And it is free!

Nicely done

Robdownunder

My 6 year old was learning this stuff in school recently. This app would have complimented the lessons well.

Simple, efficient and visually appealing.

Got it while it was free. Thanks.

Information

Seller
Setapp Sp. z o. o.
Size
109.2 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© SETAPP Sp. z o. o.
Price
$5.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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