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Teach Surface Area and Volume in the Most Engaging Way!
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.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Pyramids and Cones
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.
7 mins 8th - 11th Math 7 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Surface Area of Cone Worksheet
In this surface area worksheet, students find the surface area of cones. They determine the surface area from the given radius, diameter and slant height. This two-page worksheet contains 8 problems. Answers are provided on the last page.
7th - 10th Math 8 Views 30 Downloads
How Do You Find the Lateral and Surface Areas of a Cone?
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.
5 mins 7th - 10th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
How Do You Find the Lateral and Surface Areas of a Cone if You Don't Know the Slant Height?
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.
7 mins 9th - 11th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Surface Area of Pyramids and Cones
Students explore the concept of surface area. In this surface area lesson, students work in groups to find surface area of pyramids. Students use grid paper and area formulas to calculate surface area and explain the relationship involved in it.
8th - 10th Math 6 Views 17 Downloads
Volume and Surface Area of Polyhedrea
In this volume and surface area learning exercise, students use given formulas to determine the volume and area of polyhedrea. This four-page learning exercise contains examples, explanations and 32 problems. Answers are provided on the fourth page.
8th - 11th Math 12 Views 97 Downloads
Surface Area of Prisms
Young scholars 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, young scholars use their computers to determine the volume, surface area and slant height of three-dimensional objects.
8th - 10th Math 27 Views 75 Downloads
Area, Perimeter, Volume, Surface Area
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.
10th Math 32 Views 108 Downloads
Volume and Surface Area of Right Rectangular Prisms
Learners identify the formulas for three-dimensional figures. They use manipulatives to model problems. Students create foldables and explain volume and surface area. Learners complete worksheets and classify solids. Students sing a song about perimeter and area.
6th - 8th Math 25 Views 97 Downloads
Finding Surface Area and Volume
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.
8th - 12th Math 23 Views 25 Downloads
Shape It Up, Ship It Out!
Middle schoolers determine the volume of three-dimensional figures. In this shape it up lesson, 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.
7th - 9th Math 14 Views 89 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Nets, Surface Area and Volume
Pupils calculate the surface area and volume of a sphere. In this geometry instructional activity, students define nets, surface areas and volume of prisms, pyramids, cylinders and cones. They use the computer to create nets and analyze shapes.
9th - 11th Math 19 Views 73 Downloads