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Calculate the volume of 3D shapes by having your students use provided formulas to measure the volume of cylinders, square pyramids, and rectangular prisms. Using a lecture format, with demonstrations, you will walk your class through various activities and then have students use the provided worksheets and formula charts for extra practice.
Students create nets of cylinders. In this geometry lesson, students calculate the surface area of cylinders and other solids. They show their understanding of three-dimensional shapes by solving problems.
Fourth graders explore the characteristics of three-dimensional forms. After identifying shapes such as cylinders, rectangular prisms, triangular prisms and more, 4th graders create a value scale and explore how to shade drawings to demonstrate their three-dimensional forms. They observe architecture created from three-dimensional shapes.
Pupils explore techniques that determine the merchantable height of a tree and the number of logs a tree provides.
Students use maps and mathematics to determine the appropriate panther population in a given area. In this Florida ecology lesson, students research the area requirements of male and female panther and use a map to help calculate how many panthers could live in a given area.
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry learners. This comprehensive lesson starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define a bounded region and calculating the areas and perimeters of the space. Using this as a base, the lesson then has learners revolve these regions to create solid figures and calculate the resulting volume. A real-world example using a bowling ball and visualization software caps off this in-depth instruction.
In this college level Pre-Calculus worksheet, students use polynomial and rational functions to solve application word problems.  The three page worksheet contains forty-four problems.  Answers are not included. 
In this end of the year geometry review worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 140 different multiple choice problems. First, they find the slope-intercept form of a line passing through a point and parallel to a given line. Then, students determine the transformations that best represent an isometry. They also find the measures of various angles if a triangle within a circle.
In this geometry review set of worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 139 various types of problems. First, they find the slope-intercept form of a line passing through a point and parallel to a line given. Then, students find the length of the leg of a right triangle. They also determine the area of various quadrilaterals.
For this geometry review worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 100 various types of problems studied in geometry. First, they find the slope-intercept form of a line passing through two points and parallel to a given line. They also find the length of the leg of a right triangle. in addition, they determine the area of a given quadrilateral.
If you want to have your space science superstars build and test rockets, NASA has crafted a comprehensive guide for you! In collaborative groups, high schoolers construct soda bottle rockets and apply Newton's laws of motion. Everything you need to make this a memorable and educational project is included: teacher instructions, a budget worksheet, materials requisition slips, and more!
Eleventh graders construct their own calorimeter. In this physical science activity, 11th graders determine the energy produced by plant products. They create a bar graph and analyze their results.
In this cross-curricular sampler of worksheets, students determine the meaning of specialized vocabulary and to understand the precise meaning of grade-level-appropriate words, describe and connect the essential ideas, arguments, and perspectives, and write clear, coherent, and focused essays. They also compute with whole numbers, decimals, and fractions and apply the relationship among decimals, fractions, and percents.
Students participate in a scavenger hunt to find the different attributes of selected objects, to prove the object is a particular shape. Sides, angles, parallel lines, congruent angles, opposite angles, diagonal bisectors, congruent sides, etc., are all used to construct informal proofs. 
Students examine the relationship between animal adaptations, habitats and community interactions.  In this ecology lesson students complete a skull detective worksheet then use their knowledge to analyze a skull. 
In this 3-D figures worksheet, students identify nets of 3-D figures.  They draw solids, nets, and  identify faces and vertices.  This two-page worksheet contains 10 problems.
Students examine why food is important and name the parts of the digestive system.  In this investigative lesson students define respiration and draw and label the parts of the respiratory system.
Students research and demonstrate volcanic activity. In this volcanism lesson, students research the types of volcanoes and define related terms using the Internet. They demonstrate volcanic activity with water, corn syrup, and flour.
Middle schoolers observe how measurements are made with different instruments.  In this remote sensing lesson students investigate the physical state of surfaces including the surfaces of the solar system. 
Thoroughly written, this plan walks you through every detail of having your high school astronomers design scale models of the solar system. Complete instructions on building to scale, lesson procedures, and associated worksheets are all included. Use this as part of an astronomy unit and have groups work together to construct the models. One small problem is that Pluto is still considered a planet on one worksheet. However, this prompts a discussion on what defines a planet.

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