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55 resources with the concept surface area of prisms

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EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 3: Expressions and Equations

For Teachers 7th Standards
A math module challenges young mathematicians to generate equivalent expressions.  Scholars demonstrate how order or grouping does not affect the practice of addition and multiplication. By the end of the module, learners recognize 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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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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Building Sandcastles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Finalize the plans before playing in the sand. Learners design sandcastles using geometric and composite figures. They create blueprints, including the scale, and three-dimensional models of their castles. Finally, scholars calculate the...
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Down on Sue's Farm

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When would a farmer use math? Class members work through five tasks on a farm that require knowledge of surface area, volume, and determining regression equations. The challenges range from figuring out the amount of paint to buy,...
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Designing Euclid’s Playground

For Teachers 10th Standards
Create a geometric playground. Pupils work through a performance task to demonstrate their ability to use geometric concepts to solve everyday problems. The accompanying engineering design lessons show teachers how the assessment works...
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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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Swimming Pool II

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Combine geometry and algebra concepts to solve a modeling problem. Young scholars consider the effect surface area has on volume. They write a cubic function to model the possible volume given a specific surface area and then determine...
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Surface Area of Prisms and Pyramids

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
How do you find the area if an object has more than four sides? Learners view an interesting video to learn how to determine the surface areas of rectangular prisms and pyramids. They see how to draw two-dimensional nets of the figures...
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Boxed In and Wrapped Up

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
If cubes have the smallest surface area, why aren't there more cube-shaped packages? Scholars take a box in the shape of a rectangular prism, cut it up, and make new boxes in the shape of cubes with the same volume. They then brainstorm...
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Cube Hotel

For Teachers 8th Standards
Totally cube-ular! Cubes are the inspiration for an Australian hotel's interior design. Learners brainstorm items that can be cube-shaped and provide design mock-ups. They soon realize that simple drawings are not enough and add...
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Dandy Candies

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Package design is an economic necessity. Young scholars assume the role in an interesting inquiry-based lesson. Given 24 cubic shaped candies to package, they must determine the arrangement that uses the least amount of cardboard to...
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Geometry 3D Shapes: Test Your Skills

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Time to find out what they've learned! The final lesson of a five-part series has learners complete a 39-question multiple choice review. They use what they've learned in the previous lessons to complete questions that include concepts...
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Geometry 3D Shapes: Surface Area and Volume

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Whether you wrap it or fill it, you're using geometric concepts. Classmates use an interactive approach to learn how to find volume and surface area of cylinders and prisms in the second lesson in a five-part series. The online lesson...
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File Cabinet

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take the resource out of the file cabinet. Young mathematicians estimate the number of sticky notes it would take to cover the surface area of a file cabinet. They answer a set of questions on how the number of sticky notes would change...
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Prisms: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Set the bases of a conversation on prisms. The segment of a playlist on geometry introduces prisms and their parts. After visualizing prisms, the video discusses how to find the surface area and volume of prisms.
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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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Lessons for Learning—Grade 7

For Teachers 7th Standards
Find tips and tricks to better understand the standards in a resource that contains several lessons to teach major concepts in the seventh grade standards. Lessons contain games involving the addition of integers; using algebraic...
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Algebra II: Extended Performance Task Designing the Perfect Package

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a package deal for a task creating equations for packages. An extended problem has learners creating a cubic function to represent the volume of a box. They consider constraints and interpret key features of their functions.
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Math Grade 7: Use Surface Area and Volume to Solve a Real-World Problem

For Teachers 7th Standards
There's nothing fishy about this resource. Individuals use unit cubes to build a model of an aquarium in the shape of a rectangular prism that meets given criteria. Consideration of both volume and surface is necessary. 
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Determining Surface Area of Three-Dimensional Figures

For Teachers 6th Standards
Cast a net over the formulas for surface area. Pupils use nets to develop surface area formulas in the 19th segment in a 22-part series. They first see the patterns of similar calculations in finding the area of the faces of rectangular...
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From Nets to Surface Area

For Teachers 6th Standards
Figure out what it will take to cover up. The 18th part of a 22-part series presents nets as a way to determine surface area. Pupils determine the measurements of the portions of the nets before calculating the area of each portion and...
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Out of the Box

For Teachers 6th Standards
There's no need to think outside the box for this one! Scholars measure the length, width, and height of various boxes. Results help develop the formulas for the surface area and volume of rectangular prisms.
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Yum Yum Cereal

For Students 7th Standards
Design an efficient cereal box. Scholars use set volume criteria to design a cereal box by applying their knowledge of surface area to determine the cost to create the box. They then determine whether their designs will fit on shelves,...