Secondary Structure Disembedder

Identifies embedded figures even when they do not coincide with any primary structures of the complex figure.


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Other Examples:

  • Finds and traces figures, lines, or structures that are embedded and do not coincide with segments of the primary structure.

Help your student become a(n) Secondary Structure Disembedder

Activities ask children to find a "whole" shape that is inside of or overlapping with other shapes.  Tracing the goal shape (the child, if possible, the adult if necessary) is helpful.

Special Thanks To

Institute of Education Sciences
The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through grant numbers R305K050157, R305A120813, R305A110188, and R305A150243. to the University of Denver. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education.