Geometry is much more than learning vocabulary and identifying shapes; it involves developing spatial sense—an intuition about shapes and the relationship between them. In this Let's Build It activity, students reason about geometric shapes and their attributes as they use newspaper dowels to build two- and three-dimensional structures.

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Florencia Park, park313@mail.chapman.edu, is a student at Chapman University in Orange, California. She aspires to be a high school economics/ math teacher in urban settings and is interested in integrating Universal Design for Learning frameworks to mathematics teaching and learning.

Hannah Lee, lee744@mail.chapman.edu, is a Chapman University student preparing for a career in teaching English. Although mathematics is not her discipline, she enjoys developing math lessons that are fun and challenging.

(Corresponding author is Park park313@mail.chapman.edu)
(Corresponding author is Lee lee744@mail.chapman.edu)
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