In this blog post we have written on how to make the types of triangle model – maths model

Creating a types of triangle model using cardboard and color paper can be a great way to visually demonstrate and distinguish different types of triangles.

Let’s build a simple 3D model representing the three main types of triangles: equilateral, isosceles, and scalene triangles.

Materials needed:

Cardboard (for the base and triangles)

Color paper (for decorating and details)

Scissors

Glue or double-sided tape

Marker pens or sketch pens

Step-by-step instructions:

Base:

Cut a large rectangular or square piece of cardboard to serve as the base of the triangle model.

Equilateral Triangle:

Cut a large equilateral triangle from cardboard. All three sides of an equilateral triangle are of equal length and have equal angles.

Cover the equilateral triangle with one color of color paper to distinguish it from the other types.

Attach the equilateral triangle to the base using glue or double-sided tape.

Isosceles Triangle:

Cut another triangle from cardboard, but this time, two sides should be of equal length (isosceles triangle).

Cover the isosceles triangle with a different color of color paper to make it stand out.

Attach the isosceles triangle to the base, positioning it next to the equilateral triangle.

Scalene Triangle:

Cut a third triangle from cardboard, ensuring that all three sides are of different lengths (scalene triangle).

Cover the scalene triangle with yet another color of color paper to differentiate it from the other types.

Attach the scalene triangle to the base, placing it beside the other two triangles.

Labeling and Details:

Use marker pens or sketch pens to label each triangle accordingly (e.g., equilateral, isosceles, scalene).

You can also add the measures of the angles and sides for each triangle if desired.

Decorating the Model:

Use markers or color paper to decorate the triangle model and add more details to make it visually appealing.

Now, you have a simple 3D types of triangle model made from cardboard and color paper. This model can be a helpful visual aid to understand and identify the properties of each type of triangle.