Lesson Plan
Marilyn Burns Education Associates

#### Eighteen Flavors

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Your learners will be tantalized by this inquiry-based, collaborative activity as they discover how to write an equation that represents the height of an ice cream cone. Given the scenario based on the poem, "Eighteen Flavors," and...
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Virginia Department of Education

#### 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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Curated OER

#### Flower Vases

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Which vase holds more water: a cylinder, sphere, or cone? Figure out which should be used for your sister's birthday bouquet with this practical word problem.
Lesson Plan
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Comparing Snow Cones

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Everyone wants to have the biggest snow cone possible, so would that be in cone-shaped cup or a more cylinder-style cup? Hungry geometry juniors compute the volume of each in this practical task.
Activity
Gfletchy

#### Fill ‘er Up

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Drink in a lesson on volume. Individuals first view a video clip where a conical cup is used to pour water into a water cooler jug. Using provided dimensions of the cup and the jug, they estimate the number of cups required to fill the...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Volume and Cavalieri’s Principle

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Take a slice out of life. The ninth section in a series of 23 introduces classmates to Cavalieri's principle using cross sections of a cone and stacks of coins. Class members participate in a discussion using pyramids and how Cavalieri's...
Performance

#### Sand Castle

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Don't let the task slip through your fingers like sand. Scholars design sand castles using hemispheres, pyramids, cones, and cylinders of different sizes. They calculate the volume and surface area and consider how changing the...
Unit Plan

#### Surface Area and Volume

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who knew there were pyramids in China? Learners apply surface area and volume formulas to several different real-world situations. They calculate the volume and surface area of an aquarium, an ice cream cone, and Egyptian and Chinese...
Unit Plan

#### Fun with Solids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Unlike a volcano, the lesson won't blow up in your face. Young mathematicians use dried beans to discover the relationship between the volumes of cones and cylinders and to write a formula for the volume of a cone. They then research...
Unit Plan

#### Fun with Solids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Geometry is all around us—if we're only willing to look. The final three activities of the Fun with Solids unit continue work on surface area and volume. For lesson three, scholars investigate the formulas for spheres and solve a problem...
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Cross Section Flyer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars see cross sections come to life using an app to investigate cross sections of three-dimensional solids. They look at prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones, and double cones.
Assessment
CPALMS

#### 2D Rotations of Triangles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Where does the line of rotation need to be to get a cone? Pupils respond to three questions involving rotating a right triangle about different lines. The scholars describe the solid created along with providing details about its...
Activity
Phys Ed Games

#### Four Corners

For Students 3rd - 8th
Five groups stand in four corners, with one group in the middle. When the coach says "go!" groups run across the gym to an open available cone before another group gets there. Groups do this all while holding hands, strategizing ahead of...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Average Rate of Change

For Students 8th Standards
Learners consider the rate of filling a cone in the 23rd installment of this lesson series. They analyze the volume of the cone at various heights and discover the rate of filling is not constant. The lesson ends with a discussion of...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Truncated Cones

For Students 8th Standards
Learners examine objects and find their volumes using geometric formulas in the 21st installment of this 25-part module. Objects take the shape of truncated cones and pyramids, and individuals apply concepts of similar triangles to find...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Cones and Spheres

For Students 8th Standards
Explore methods for finding the volume of different three-dimensional figures. The 20th lesson in the 25-part series asks learners to interpret diagrams of 3-D figures and use formulas to determine volume. Scholars must use the...
Worksheet
Kuta Software

#### Identifying Solid Figures

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Reinforce basic geometry skills in an elementary math lesson. A simple worksheet prompts learners to identify and label 3-D shapes.
Lesson Plan
Willow Tree

#### Surface Area of Three-Dimensional Figures

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Lateral area and surface area are simple concepts, but calculating them is not as easy! Using formulas, learners calculate lateral area and surface area for the same three-dimensional figures. The resource discusses the formula variables...
Lesson Plan
Willow Tree

#### Three-Dimensional Figures

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Time to move into the third dimension! Learn the names of the geometric solids and count faces, edges, and vertices. Then learn to recognize nets that create a given solid.
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Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Solid Figures

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Figure out the correct name for different three-dimensional shapes by watching the presentation on solid figures. Go through the main figures and read about the characteristics of each. Finish the topic with a multiple choice online...
Handout
Del Mar College

#### Formulas for Elementary and Intermediate Algebra

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Give your scholars the support they need to work with formulas. A reference page offers definitions and picture examples of perimeter, area, surface area, volume, the Pythagorean theorem, a variety of shapes, and more.
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

#### Unit 7 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 6)

For Students 6th Standards
Thirty-eight flashcards make up a set designed to reinforce math vocabulary. Two types of cards can be found here; a word card in bold lettering, and a corresponding definition card that offers a labeled example. Terms include area,...
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

#### Unit 6 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 5)

For Students 5th Standards
Acute angles, nets, and vertices are only a few terms that a set of flash cards includes. Among the 108 cards, two types are available; word cards printed in bold-faced lettering, and corresponding definition cards equipped with an...
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

#### Unit 3 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 1)

For Students 1st Standards
Reinforce math vocabulary with a set of flashcards. Each card showcases a boldly typed word or a picture representation with labels. The topics are geometry related and include terms such as cones, faces, pyramids, sides, and more!