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An Introduction To Volume
Upper graders explore the topic of volume. In this math lesson plan, pupils count volume in cubic units, multiply to find volume, estimate volume, write a multiplication sentence to find the volume, and make a cost analysis of different brands of popping corn.
3rd - 5th Math 36 Views 237 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Math 7: Volume of Prisms and Cylinders
The first page provides formulas for the volume of rectangular and triangular prisms, while the second explains the formula for the volume of a cylinder. A practice worksheet follows on which geometers practice calculating volume for these three-dimensional shapes.
6th - 8th Math 34 Views 372 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
We All Scream for Ice Scream
High schoolers explore the formulas for volume of three-dimensional objects. They participate in various activities involving ice cream, ice cream cones, small candies, and gum balls, recording their calculations on a lab sheet.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Volume of Pyramids and Cones
High schoolers find the volume of pyramids and cones. In this volume of pyramids and cones lesson, learners explore the relationship between the volumes of prisms and pyramids. They investigate the relationship between pyramids and cones.
9th - 12th Math 16 Views 89 Downloads
Comparing Volumes of Cereal Boxes
Explore the deceptive world of food packaging with this fun math activity. Using prior knowledge about measuring the volume of three-dimensional figures, young mathematicians determine the difference between the volume of cereal boxes and that of the cereal they actually hold.
4th - 7th Math 22 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Pupils explore the concept of dimension and its affect on overall volume. They construct rectangular prisms out of paper, then fill their prisms with popcorn. By transferring the same amount of popcorn to various prisms, they are able to compare the different sizes.
5th - 7th Math 14 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry students. This comprehensive lesson starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define a bounded region and calculating the areas and perimeters of the space.
9th - 11th Math 72 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson One: Perimeter, Area, Volume
Students explore perimeter, area and volume. Using geoboards, toothpicks, and marshmallows, students create specific shapes. They are directed to use formulas to find the volume, area, and perimeter of the created shapes. In groups, students estimate the number of cubes that will fit in containers.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 28 Downloads
Volume of Rectangular Prisms with Fractional Side Lengths
How much carpet goes on the floor and how much space will be available for storage in a game closet that they help design? With this task, collaborators use formulas for area and volume. They also complete a Venn diagram comparing these two measurements.
5th - 7th Math 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How Big Can a Bee Be?
Mathematicians analyze the relationships between surface area and volume. They conduct Internet research, conduct various experiments, record the data in a spreadsheet, and graph the results and compare the rate of increase of surface area to the rate of increase of volume.
7th - 10th Math 17 Views 142 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Explore the concept of volume using unit cubes. Working individually or in small groups, your class measures with a ruler in inches and calculates the volume of various rectangular household boxes (provided by the teacher) and completes a worksheet.
3rd - 8th Math 46 Views 311 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Computing Volume Progression 3
Learners are given a volume of a rectangular tank and are asked to find the water height. Because the total volume of the tank is given in liters, your geometers will need to use a unit ratio to convert to centimeters cubed. The exercise is the third progression in a series on volume.
5th - 7th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Shipping Rolled Oats
What better way to start your day than with a box of oatmeal? Or what better way to start your geometry class than by calculating its volume? Eighth graders discover just how practical volume computation can be in business and in breakfast!
7th - 9th Math 10 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Setting the Stage with Geometry
Young mathematicians rock out with The Geometrics and their stage crew as they learn about the properties of two- and three-dimensional shapes. By the end of this three-instructional activity series, students will have no problem caluculating the perimeter, area, surface area, and volume of common geometric shapes.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable