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General Pyramids and Cones and Their Cross-Sections

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Are pyramids and cones similar in definition to prisms and cylinders? By examining the definitions, pupils determine that pyramids and cones are subsets of general cones. Working in groups, they continue to investigate the relationships...
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Three-Dimensional Space

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
How do 2-D properties relate in 3-D? Lead the class in a discussion on how to draw and see relationships of lines and planes in three dimensions. The ability to see these relationships is critical to the further study of volume and other...
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Transportation and Space: Reuse and Recycle

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What can I use in space? The three-lesson unit has groups research what man-made or natural resources would be available during space exploration or habitation. Team members think of ways that resources can be reclaimed or reused in...
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How Do 3D Printers Work?

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
If we stack up all the cross sections of a figure, does it create the figure? Pupils make the connection between the complete set of cross sections and the solid. They then view videos in order to see how 3D printers use Cavalerie's...
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Penny Perfect Properties (Solid-Liquid Interations)

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
I can get more water to stay on a penny than you can! Collaborative pairs determine the volume of liquids that can be contained on the surface of copper pennies and plastic coins. The pairs analyze their results using graphs and go on to...
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Analytic Geometry Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are you looking for a comprehensive review that addresses the Common Core standards for geometry? This is it! Instruction and practice problems built specifically for standards are included. The material includes geometry topics from...
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End-of-Year Practice Test (Geometry)

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
This complete multiple choice and short answer practice end-of-year test for geometry offers a wealth of opportunities for customization. Offer it as a whole, to track progress or prepare the class for the format of the test, or sprinkle...
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A Day at the Beach

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Sun, sand, ocean, and geometry—what more could a class need? The main activity in this unit has learners calculating the volume of sand-building equipment and beach balls using sphere, cone and cylinder formulas. The real wealth of...
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Company Logo

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Modern advertising takes a geometric turn with this unit. The final assessment activity leads pupils through the logical analysis of a fictional logo, including the development of a paragraph proof. The wealth of resources leading up to...
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Doctor's Appointment

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Geometric volume calculations are brought into the real world in a quick set of application problems. Learners are asked to help a patient figure out how to drink a prescribed amount of water both at work and at home. This activity...
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Centerpiece

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Learners hear wedding bells in this problem set, as they help a fictional bride plan the centerpieces for her wedding reception. Algebra is married to geometry as volume, aesthetics, and budgeting all come into play. Learners are asked...
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Circles: A Geometric Perspective

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Circles are the foundation of many geometric concepts and extensions - a point that is thoroughly driven home in this extensive unit. Fundamental properties of circles are investigated (including sector area, angle measure, and...
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Geometry: Shapes and Solids

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
An excellent resource for a geometry class, as well as for an electrical engineering course. A thorough reference sheet covers geometric shapes such as triangles, parallelograms, and circles, as well as 3-D shapes and the Pythagorean...
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Geometry and Volume

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The history of math is fascinating! Utilize a woodcut primary source image from 1492 and posters from the 1930s to help geometers apply their volume-calculation skills to real-life questions. 
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Volume of Pyramids and Cones

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Your learners will get a lot of practice finding volumes of pyramids and cones in this nicely written practice learning exercise. It even has room for them to show their work. The first few pyramids and cones are labeled pictures, while...
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Fish Tank Problem (Volume)

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
This task will give your geometry learners practice solving problems using volume formulas of cylinders and prisms as well as make some fish very happy. The task is to submerge a home for the fish in a tank that is a rectangular prism....
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The Fish Tank Decoration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This task will give your geometry learners practice solving problems using volume formulas of cylinders and prisms as well as make some fish very happy. The task is to submerge a home for the fish in a tank that is a rectangular prism....
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Pyramid Model

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Seeking to derive the formula for the volume of a square pyramid, geometry learners construct six square based pyramids that, when pieced together properly, form a cube. Two short videos demonstrate the relationship between pyramid and...
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Pyramids and Cones

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Young mathematicians find the surface area and volume of a square pyramid and a cone. In what looks like a typical activity out of a textbook, you'll find an activity where learners find an unknown measurement of a pyramid or cone,...
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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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Mathematics Reference Sheet

For Teachers 5th - 10th Standards
Triangles and prisms don't stand a chance when your learners use this handout full of the formulas they need to know about the different shapes. Area, volume, and surface formulas are all covered along with the standard measurement and...
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Manufacturing: Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Shielding Gas Mix

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Middle schoolers apply math to the real-world skill of choosing the correct shielding gas mixture for welding. Even if you do not have shielding gas cylinders on hand for demonstrating, the concepts of converting percentages into...
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Architecture and Construction: Stair Construction

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Within the context of the construction industry, algebra pros begin to calculate slope from the sizes of stair steps. This is a terrific lesson, especially for aspiring engineers. Just be aware that it might be a stretch to meet all of...
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Firewood…What is a Cord?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
This is an excellent activity for integrating literacy and geometry. Learners read an actual article that appeared in the December 14, 2010 issue of USA Today. The article discusses how consumers are often short-changed when buying...