Download
and construct a Hexagonal Prism for your Math Display
This
3d shape net prints out on A4 paper
when you download it
Properties
of a Hexagonal prism
(write
these up on card & display)

A hexagonal prism has 8 faces.
 A hexagonal prism has 18 edges
 A hexagonal prism has 12 corners.
A
Little Something to Think About
(write
these up on card & display)

Find a real world example of a hexagonal prism.
 If you stand a hexagonal prism on its side is it still a
hexagonal prism?
 Many educators believe that 3d shapes are NOT taught so
students remember the name of each shape. They think students
should be able to look at the properties of each shape and
then use their thinking skills to work out its name. What
do you think?