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A square is a three dimensional shape with six rectangular shaped sides, at least two of which are squares. All of its angles are right angles. It can also be called a cuboid.
A cube and a square prism are both special types of a rectangular prism. Keep in mind, a square is just a special type of rectangle!
Explore the square prism by cutting out the geometry net, folding it and gluing the tabs.
Square Prism - Plain: you can trace this onto decorative paper or decorate it as you see fit
Holiday Square Prisms:
|Square Prism - Christmas:||(color) or (B&W)|
|Square Prism - Valentine's Day:||(color) or (B&W)|
Cube - Plain: you can trace this onto decorative paper (scrapbooking paper works well) or decorate it as you see fit
|Cube - Christmas:|
|Cube - Valentine's Day:||(color) or (B&W)|
Square Prism characteristics:
Square Prism formulas:
Surface Area of a square prism = 2 (width x length) + 2(width x height) + 2(length x height)
Volume of a square prism = length x width x height