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Performing Arithmetic Calculations on Units of Volume

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Describe the process used to perform mathematic calculation on units of volume with this video. Sal clarifies what units of volume are, and then he demonstrates how to perform calculations using ounces, pints, quarts, and gallons.
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Surface Area and Volume

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Partners use materials to wrap three-dimensional objects to determine the formula for surface area. The groups use an orange to calculate the amount of peel it takes to completely cover the fruit. Using manipulatives, individuals then...
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Comparing Volumes of Cereal Boxes

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
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...
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Hands On Activities and Projects in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, & Personal Finance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your learners will enjoy this conglomerate of hands-on activities and projects that can be used in algebra one and two, geometry, and personal finance. Rich in math standards, these projects reach into learners' lives to motivate and...
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Water Cycle (Hands-On Activity)

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate the water cycle by performing a simple hands-on activity using a plastic container, plastic cup, a rock, and a reflector lamp. They observe the model and measure the water level from time to time.
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Math 7: Volume of Prisms and Cylinders

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Surface Area and Volume in the Real World

For Teachers 6th Standards
Which does the problem require, surface area or volume? Learners solve problems relating to surface area or volume of rectangular prisms. The problems require pupils to determine which calculations to perform to answer the question. 
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Area, Perimeter and Volume

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Develop young mathematicians' knowledge of two- and three-dimensional shapes with this geometry workbook. From learning about the classifications of different shapes and figures to calculating their area, perimeter, and volume, this...
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Volume

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
After understanding that the volume of a unit cube is one cubic centimeter, math masters determine the volume of four larger rectangular shapes. Then they take the challenge to figure out the volume of seven irregular, cube-containing...
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Volume of Pyramid

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
Go beyond the basic formulas and uncover the surface area and volume of 3-D shapes with this comprehensive and organized worksheet packet. The problems include the basic formula computations while also challenging your learners to derive...
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Volume of Prism

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
The area is essential to volume. As part of the review for the General Certificate of Secondary Education math assessment, a helpful video covers how to find the volume of several common 3-D figures. Pupils use the general volume formula...
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Find the Volume of a Rectangular Prism by Filling it with Unit Cubes

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Show your learners how to find the volume of a fish tank by filling it with unit cubes. The first video in a series of three, offers a visual explanation of how to calculate the volume of a rectangular prism by adding layers of unit...
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Teach Surface Area and Volume in the Most Engaging Way!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Nets

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Who doesn't like presents? In this three-day introduction to surface area and nets, middle schoolers wrap boxes as a hands-on exploration. They analyze rectangular and triangular prisms and try to form the appropriate nets.
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Volume of Solids

For Students 10th
In this volume of solids worksheet, tenth graders solve and complete 20 various types of problems. First, they write the formula needed to find the volume of each solid. Then, pupils use the Pythagorean theorem to find the measure of the...
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Volume of a Prism

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Not all prisms are cubes. A short video introduces the definition of a prism and uses that definition to create a general volume formula. Worksheets provide pupils several opportunities to practice finding the volume of a wide variety of...
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The Volume Formula of a Pyramid and Cone

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Our teacher told us the formula had one-third, but why? Using manipulatives, classmates try to explain the volume formula for a pyramid. After constructing a cube with six congruent pyramids, pupils use scaling principles from previous...
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Geometry and Volume

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
If you're looking for a way to reinforce geometric volume and capacity with your math class, use a set of worksheets to help them understand the concept. With over 30 pages of hands-on activities and problem-solving worksheets, the...
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What is the Formula for the Volume of a Cone?

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
All you need are a few values to find the the volume of a cone! Watch an informative math video that guides learners through the formula needed, as well as the relationship between the cone's volume and the volume of other...
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How Do You Find the Volume of a Triangular Pyramid?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Instruct your class on how to find the volume of a triangular pyramid using this tutorial. Learners can watch the video and take notes, later applying what they have seen to class work or homework. A clear video with direct instruction,...
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Understand Volume and How Volume is Measured

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Activate prior knowledge by first reviewing different things and ways we measure things. Then, discuss what it means to measure volume. Learners will be introduced to units of volume and key vocabulary. The highly visual nature of the...
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Volume of Rectangular Prisms with Fractional Side Lengths

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
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...
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Find the Volume of a Sphere

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Where does that weird sphere formula come from? Now you can find out! Watch how the video demonstrates the relationship between a sphere and a cylinder to derive the formula. Continue by solving sphere volume problems to practice the new...
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Exploring 3-D Geometry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take young mathematicians on an exploration of the world of 3-D geometry with this seven-lesson unit. After first defining the terms perimeter, area, and volume and how they apply to the real world, students continue on to learn the...

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