GM2-4: Identify and describe the plane shapes found in objects.

Elaboration on this Achievement Objective

This means students will be able to identify plane (flat) shapes in objects and structures around them and consider why the given shape is suitable for its purpose, for example wheels are circular so they roll freely, floors are usually rectangles because they are easier to build and things fit efficiently, etc. They should consider how three dimensional objects are built from flat shapes through pulling packets apart and constructing solids of their own, for example nets for cubes.