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TeachEngineering: Floaters and Sinkers

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Why do some objects sink while others float? That’s the question young engineers tackle in a unit module of two lessons and three activities. With some help from Archimedes (and his principle) and the principle of buoyancy, scholars...
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When I Grow Up: Career Lessons and Activities for Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The When I Grow Up series features 13 math, science, and career exploration lessons and activities for middle schoolers. Pupils choose a profession based on their strengths and interests, then complete a handout that identifies their...
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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 5: Area, Surface Area, and Volume Problems

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars take part in 20 lessons covering math concepts—area, surface area, and volume. Learning opportunities enforce knowledge of measurement and geometric shapes. A mid-unit exam challenges pupils to demonstrate what they know this...
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Use Nets to Represent Three-Dimensional Figures and Find Surface Area (6.G.A.4)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The nine resources in this collection model how to explore surface area with different shapes and how to use nets to help visualize these shapes. The last two videos in the series are application-based and test the skills developed by...
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Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 8

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
You've just hit the jackpot of integrating math problems and riddles with this jumbo-sized resource! Written as a newsletter, scroll through 35 pages of puzzles and quality problems to engage and encourage your learners to inquire and...
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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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Cereal Box Surface Area

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
How much math can your learners pour out of a cereal box? Your middle schoolers will explore their favorite cereal and calculate the surface area, volume, and weight ratios and log this information on the provided worksheet. They get to...
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“I Can” Common Core! 6th Grade Math

For Teachers 6th Standards
Help your sixth graders reach their Common Core math standards by providing them with a checklist of "I can" statements for each standard. As each concept is covered, kids can check it off, as long as they can do what it states. 
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Exploring Geometry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers construct a three-dimensional model of a city using both similar and congruent figures and geometric transformations. City must have at least ten buildings with each building labeled and may be constructed out of paper...
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Evacuate!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After a hurricane touches down on an area, locals begin the clean-up process. The Cynergy Plant requires cleaning, a blood drive is underway, temporary homes are needed for those that evacuated, and toiletries are rationed. Five lessons...
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Career Connections | Construction Manager

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Don a hard hat and grab an iPad; both are essential tools for construction managers. A short video details the education, skills, and tools required for those interested in a career in this fast-growing field.
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Geometry

For Students 6th Standards
Shape one's understanding of geometry using the resource. The sixth of seven chapters in 6th Grade Math focuses on geometry principles. Future mathematicians learn to find the area of parallelograms, trapezoids, triangles, and other...
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Sports Bag

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Lay it out using the least amount of material. Learners use the dimensions of a cylindrical sports bag to find out the size of pieces of material needed to sew them. The pupils find the best placement of the pieces to use the least...
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Smoothie Box

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Make it a tight fit. Given drawings of a smoothie bottle, pupils need to determine the size of a box to hold 12 bottles. Scholars draw a net to show the dimensions needed to create a closed box that would not allow the bottles to move...
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Candle Box

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Shine some light on nets. Using a creative assessment task, pupils create a net that would fold up into a hexagonal box and include the tabs needed for gluing the box together. Scholars then draw candles on each of the sides and the top...
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Surface Area of Boxes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore surface area out of the box. Pairs investigate surface area by measuring two boxes and calculating the area of each side. Classmates trace one of the boxes onto butcher paper and create a net with the same area. Groups then...
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Terrific Triangles

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Scholars show what they know about types of triangles with a hands-on activity that challenges them to build models using toothpicks. Following a whole-class discussion and brief presentation, small groups gather to form shapes and...
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Plastic Water Bottle Design – What’s the Best Shape?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Join the fight to reduce plastic waste. A hands-on STEM activity first teaches scholars about the scourge of plastic waste. They then measure the dimensions of water bottles to calculate surface areas and volumes before using the surface...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target H

For Teachers 6th Standards
Knowing the surface area certainly helps when deciding how much paint to buy before a project. Scholars solve for surface area, as well as volume and area, as part of the presentation from Grade 6 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows. Geometric...
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Surface Area

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Surface area is the sum of the parts. Given the measurements of different prisms, pupils determine their surface areas. Individuals find the area of each surface and figure out the surface area by finding the sum. The video, part of a...
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Surface Area of Other Prisms

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Wrap up a lesson on surface area with a useful video. Pupils learn how to find the surface area of triangular and trapezoidal prisms. They watch a video to see an example for each type of prism.
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Surface Area of an L-Shape Prism

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Learn to love the L-shape prism. Viewers of an informative video see how to find the surface area of a composite prism. The method shown finds the area of each side separately and then calculates the sum.
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Surface Area of a Cuboid

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Don't avoid the cuboid. A short video describes how to find the surface area of a rectangular prism by adding the areas of all its sides. The narrator of the video works through two examples using the process to ensure understanding.
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Packaging

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Wrap up an engineering lesson with a worthwhile project. An engineering design task challenges groups to develop a package for a pharmaceutical company given constraints on the volume. Learners then create a presentation to highlight...