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169 resources with the concept cones

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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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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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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.
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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.
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EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 7: Introduction to Irrational Numbers Using Geometry

For Teachers 8th Standards
Eighth-graders use knowledge of geometry to examine irrational numbers in a 25-part math module. Included are twenty-three lessons that offer direct instruction, guided and independent practice, as well as opportunities for collaborative...
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Common Core Math: 8th Grade

For Teachers 8th Standards
Check out the Common Core with a collection that represents all the 8th grade math standards. Most resources engage multiple standards but the main one is listed on the notes section of each tab. 
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Volume of a Cone

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Is it possible to find the volume of a cone? Of course! Using the formula for the volume of a cone, the video shows how to calculate an exact and an approximate answer for a cone's volume. The worksheets challenge pupils to perform...
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Measurement: Distance Relations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Never miss a centimeter with a set of measurement lessons and activities, focusing on area and perimeter. From practice sheets to collaborative games, your high schoolers will love geometry!
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Three-Dimensional Figures

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Who knew there were so many parts to a geometric solid?! Well, you probably did, and your pupils will, too, after watching a video lesson on three-dimensional figures. Instruction includes a description of the parts of solids, naming...
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Circumference, Volume of a Cone, Pythagorean Theorem (L1.5)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
There's a formula for that. An educational video shows viewers how to apply geometry formulas to solve problems. It covers the formulas for the circumference of a circle, volume of a cone, and the Pythagorean Theorem.
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Cones: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Just how much ice cream will the cone hold? The video provides the formulas to find the surface area and the volume of cones. Using example problems, the section of a geometry playlist shows how to use the formulas to find the surface...
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What Is Color?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
If your electromagnetic spectrum lesson plan has you feeling a little blue, here's a resource that will have you tickled pink! A video from a vast physics playlist describes color from its humble beginnings as a wavelength to its...
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Does This Look White to You?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Explore the difference between the two color wheels. The focus of the installment of a larger physics playlist is to explain the difference between mixing colored paints and colored lights. Viewers find that the components of their eyes...
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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.
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Filled to Capacity!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Poor cones; they'll never live up to cylinders. Pupils learn how the volumes of cones relate to the volume of cylinders. The results of the activity show that the volume of a cone only amounts to a third of the volume of a cylinder with...
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Exploring Cavalieri's Principle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There's no need to mention Cavalieri's principle obliquely. Individuals investigate the relationships between the volumes of right and oblique three-dimensional solids. Application of Cavalieri's principle helps them calculate volumes of...
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Working Backwards—2D Rotations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Wrap a 2-D figure around the y-axis to form a solid. Given two 3-D figures, pupils determine the 2-D figure that—when rotated around the y-axis—will generate the solid. The pupils then draw the 2-D shape on the coordinate plane in the...
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Cape Florida Lighthouse: Lore and Calculations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Analyze the Cape Florida Lighthouse with a little mathematics! Combining different aspects of cones, pupils calculate the volume of the building materials needed to build the lighthouse and then the surface area of the outside. Because...
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Lessons for Learning—Grade 8

For Teachers 8th Standards
How can you better explain the standards? A collection of resources gives teachers the resources needed to teach topics within the eighth grade curriculum. Lessons provide engaging activities to use within the classroom. 
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Slice of a Cone

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
No matter how you slice it, this is an unparalleled resource. Scholars consider the two-dimensional cross section that results from horizontal slices of a cone. They also investigate how the height at which the slice is made affects the...
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Volume

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Turn up the volume in 3-D. The video introduces the concept of volume and the units used to measure it. Using a graphical representation of translating 2-D figures, the resource develops the formulas for finding the volume of prisms and...
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Upside Down Mountains in Real Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A mountain gets smaller as you get to the top, right? It depends on how you look at it, because in terms of surface area, it may actually get bigger. Learners consider this idea as they view the creative video lesson.
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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...
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Vision

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Your eye cells come in different shapes and serve different functions; rod-shaped cells see shapes and cone-shaped cells see color. Video 18 in the series of 47 teaches all about vision. Scholars see (no pun intended!) how vision works....