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59 resources with the concept volume of rectangular prisms

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Exploring Space Through Math: Geometry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Exploring Space Through Math series offers six geometry lessons that use NASA resources to teach learners how to use the mathematics of deductive and spatial reasoning. They use geometry to compare the dimensions of the NBL pool, the...
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CORE Math Performance Assessment Modules: Grade 7

For Students 7th Standards
Investigators plot the growth of animals from the fictional planet of Rhomaar over a period of time, then compare them to two other species. Another assessment challenges seventh graders to use their knowledge of positive and negative...
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Math Antics Geometry Video Lessons

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
The point of this collection of 12 videos is to introduce learners to three basic parts of geometry—points, lines, and planes. The presenter provides definitions, shows how to classify shapes, provides examples, and shows how to use...

EngageNY Geometry Module 3: Extending to Three Dimensions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Building on the understanding of congruence studied in Module 1 and on similarity studied in Module 2, the 14 lessons  in the Module 3 collection focus on developing a bridge  from geometric measurement in two dimensions to understanding...
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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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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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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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Volume of Prism

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
The area is essential to volume. As part of the review for the General Certificate of Secondary Education math assessment, a helpful video covers how to find the volume of several common 3-D figures. Pupils use the general volume formula...
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Volume of a Prism

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Not all prisms are cubes. A short video introduces the definition of a prism and uses that definition to create a general volume formula. Worksheets provide pupils several opportunities to practice finding the volume of a wide variety of...
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Volume of Cuboids and Cubes

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Turn up the volume. After identifying the three dimensions of a prism, the presenter gives the formula for finding its volume. Using the formula, the video shows pupils how to find the volume of a rectangular prism and a cube. Classmates...
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Girl Scout Cookies

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How many Girl Scout cookies can you fit in a trunk? Learners consider this question after watching a video of an SUV being filled to the top with single boxes of the cookies. They use measurements of the trunk and the box of cookies to...
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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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Volume of Rectangular Prisms

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Ready to learn a voluminous amount about volumes? Look no further! Learners view an informative YouTube video that shows how to calculate the volume of rectangular prisms with fractional side lengths. It goes on to explain the process of...
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Make Sense of Volume

For Students 5th Standards
A brief assessment challenges scholars to draw a box on graph paper designed with specific cubic units. Written responses demonstrate their knowledge.  
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Building Boxes

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Build foundational knowledge of volume by building boxes. Given dimensions for a piece of grid paper, young mathematicians determine the number of possible open-top boxes it will make. As part of this task, they also find the box with...
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What Is the Function Notation?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rewrite the volume formula for a cube—functionally. Given the formula to find the volume of a cube, pupils rewrite it using function notation. They then explain the meanings of the symbols in the created function.
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Volume of a Pyramid

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It takes three to add up to the whole. Pupils use drawn-in line segments in a triangular prism to show that it can be divided into three pyramids. Learners use what they know about prisms to show the bases of the three pyramids and their...
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Volume of a Cylinder

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's all about having equal cross-sectional areas and equal heights. Using a diagram of a prism and a cylinder, pupils explain the formula of the volume of a cylinder. Individuals use facts about the relationship between the prism and...
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Absolute Extrema and Optimization: Building the Biggest Box

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Optimally, you want the largest box. Given a square piece of box material, pupils determine the size of congruent squares to cut out of the corners to create a box with the greatest volume. Learners determine the equation of the volume...
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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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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.