Resource 1: Net of a tin (a cylinder)

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A net is a flat or 2D shape that can be folded to make a 3D object.

Below is the net of a tin, known as a cylinder.

A 2D net

The 3D object below (a cylinder) is what the 2D net looks like when it has been folded.

A 3D object (a cylinder)

3. Developing problem-solving skills

Resource 2: 11 nets for a cube