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A fabulous four-page assignment explores volume formulae for rectangular prisms, cylinders, cones, and pyramids. Pupils apply the formulas to solve problems, match diagrams to values, and address real-world scenarios. A detailed answer key shows step-by-step how to arrive at the correct result. This is a colorful and attractive assignment to add to your curriculum arsenal!
Cereal boxes, food cans, and a great set of worksheets enable learners to practice measuring surface area and volume. They collect data and experiment with a variety of rectangular prisms and cylinders commonly found in the recycle bin. If the cereal boxes do not have fractional edge lengths, provide a few for learners to use in calculating volumes so that the instructional activity will be adapted to meet CCSS.Math.Content.6.G.2.
Students solve volume problems. In this geometry lesson, the class watches a video about clean water (link provided) and individuals compare the volume of different prisms, including an actual drinking glass. Extension activities include research on organizations that provide safe drinking water and the volume of the containers they use.
Students explore the concept of volume. In this volume lesson, students find the volume of cylinders and convert them into volumes of rectangular prisms. Students try to minimize surface area when converting the cylinders. Students compare volume formulas of cylinders and rectangular prisms.
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. Since the worksheet is editable, you could change the side lengths to fractions and so meet CCSS.Math.Content.6.G.2.
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.
Young geometers get into groups of five, and rotate through stations that have tasks for them to perform together. They use Cavalieri's Principle in order to establish the relationship between the volume of right and oblique cylinders and prisms. The setting up of the stations will take some time and effort on the teacher's part, but it should be worth the effort. This looks to be a very good secondary math lesson plan.
Math scholars observe and demonstrate how to calculate the surface area and volume of cylinders. They analyze pictures of various cylinders on a handout, solve problems on two worksheets independently, and discuss the answers to the worksheets as a class. This lesson includes a script to teach along with.