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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.
In this geometry worksheet, 10th graders define surface area, net and lateral face. They calculate the surface areas of cones, prisms and cubes. There are 9 surface area questions.
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.
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.
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 is a multi-faced unit that looks at circles, arcs, sectors, cylinders, cones, spheres, and hemispheres. The formulas for finding length, area, surface area, and volume are discussed with an eye towards an intuitive understanding. Vocabulary is also stressed. This unit is organized to easily use only the parts you need. 
You and your class will like this lesson. After watching a video depicting how visual models relate to volume and surface area of solid shapes, learners construct three-dimensional forms using nets. They calculate the surface area and volume for each and then draw them. Additional materials and videos are not included as hyperlinks, but web addresses are that can get you to them.
With this interactive lesson, learners compute the surface area of rectangular prisms. They visit an online investigation applet and record data on the provided handout. Pair this lesson with the volume lesson by the same publisher as an opportunity to incorporate technology into your math curriculum.
In this geometry worksheet, high schoolers solve for the volume or surface area of cones and cylinders given the radius, diameter, or height. There are 25 questions.
In this math instructional activity, students practice the techniques associated with calculating surface area and volume. This instructional activity has 5 problems for the students to solve and includes and answer sheet.
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. 
Seventh graders use formulas to calculate the area of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangles, trapezoids and circles. They circulate in pairs and rank various containers rom the least to the greatest for volume and the amount of surface area.
For this volume and surface area worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 12 different types of problems. First, they find the volume and total surface area of a given circle. Then, students find the height and radius of a cylinder illustrated. They also find the volume of the remaining solid shown.
In this volume and surface area worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 12 different types of problems. First, they find the volume of an isosceles trapezoid. Then, students find the volume and total surface area of a sphere. They also find the volume between a cylinder and sphere illustrated.
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.
Students explore the volume and surface area of three dimensional figures. Through the use of video, students discover three dimensional shapes, their uses in real-life applications, and methods used to calculate their volume and surface area. Students participate in hands-on activities to calculate the volume and surface area of different shapes.
In this volume and surface area worksheet, students use given formulas to determine the volume and area of polyhedrea. This four-page worksheet 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 plan, 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.

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