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I like this instructional activity. 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.
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. Students build a polyhedron and calculate the perimeter of the base and the volume of the polygon.