Surface Area Teacher Resources
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Build a Zarcon-proof home as a math activity that will provide tremendous advantages for engagement, for differentiation, and for mastery of concepts. This activity focuses specifically on surface area and volume using mathematical modeling.
Students find the surface area of cones. In this geometry lesson, students calculate the dimensions of each three-dimensional shape and use the correct formula to solve the problem. They relate concepts of cones to the real world.
This resource is rich with student thinking around computing the surface area and volume of a square pyramid and a cone. Embedded in what looks like a typical lesson out of a textbook are vocabulary, examples including complete solutions and graphics, an activity filling in the steps of a proof, an activity where learners find an unknown measurement of a pyramid or cone, assessment discussion questions, and many practice problems and applications.
In this surface area activity, students find the surface area of cones. They determine the surface area from the given radius, diameter and slant height. This two-page activity contains 8 problems. Answers are provided on the last page.
The lateral surface area of a cone. Hmmm, what does that mean? Oh, it means the part you see if the cone was sitting on a flat surface, so it does not include the base. But if you want to include the base then it would be finding the surface area of a cone. Watch this video and learn the formulas to find the lateral area and the surface area of a cone.
Did you know you can use the Pythagorean theorem to find the slant height of a cone? You can! Just watch this tutorial and see how you can find the lateral and surface area of a given cone using slant height and the Pythagorean theorem.
Pupils explore the concept of surface area. In this surface area lesson, students work in groups to find surface area of pyramids. Pupils use grid paper and area formulas to calculate surface area and explain the relationship involved in it.
In this geometry worksheet, students are given the slant and height, and asked to calculate the surface area of a cone. There are 5 questions with an answer key.
In this comprehensive worksheet, young geometers solve a number of surface area and volume problems. Problems range from basic formula-based calculations to more challenging geometric figures and word problems.
In this math worksheet, students practice the techniques associated with calculating surface area and volume. This worksheet has 5 problems for the students to solve and includes and answer sheet.
Here is a math worksheet which has learners calculate the surface area and volume of a variety of solid shapes. This thorough worksheet has five problems for the pupils to solve, and includes an answer sheet.
In this volume and surface area activity, students use given formulas to determine the volume and area of polyhedrea. This four-page activity contains examples, explanations and 32 problems. Answers are provided on the fourth page.
Students compute surface area and volume of prisms. In this surface area lesson, students find the surface area and volume of rectangular and triangular prisms. Independently, students use their computers to determine the volume, surface area and slant height of three-dimensional objects. Objects may be displayed on a whiteboard.
In this area, perimeter, volume and surface area worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 14 various types of problems. First, they identify and define basic formulas and geometry terms. Then, students find the perimeter, area or volume of each geometric figure illustrated.
Students identify the formulas for three-dimensional figures. They use manipulatives to model problems. Students create foldables and explain volume and surface area. Students complete worksheets and classify solids. Students sing a song about perimeter and area. They play a basketball game and use dice and cards to generate volume and area problems.
Students explore finding the volume and surface area of three-dimensional figures. Using an isometric drawing tool, students discover the volume and surface area of figures. Students compare the number of cubes to the volume and surface area dimensions.
Students calculate the surface area of polygons. In this geometry lesson, students examine different polygons and identify the different parts of the shape. They calculate the surface area using a formula.
Middle schoolers determine the volume of three-dimensional figures. In this shape it up lesson plan, learners calculate the volume of a cone, cylinder, and a rectangular prism. They determine the most efficient and cost effective way to package and ship given objects.
Students calculate the surface area and volume of a sphere. In this geometry lesson, students define nets, surface areas and volume of prisms, pyramids, cylinders and cones. They use the computer to create nets and analyze shapes.
In this geometry learning exercise, students find the volume and surface area of different shapes. They classify polygons based on their sides. There are 4 problems.