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197 resources with the concept prisms

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Study Jams! Light

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Let there be light in your classroom with a video that explains that light travels in waves, the electromagnetic spectrum contains seven colors, and the color of an object depends on which light waves it reflects and absorbs. With...
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Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Light and Quantum

For Students 9th - 12th
This is a stellar overview of everything light and quantum! There are 30 multiple choice questions, none of them requiring any mathematical computation. There are a few diagrams to analyze: light rays striking reflective and refractive...
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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 an L-Shape Prism

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
The formula works no matter the shape of the base. A short video shows how to find the volume of a prism when the base is a composite shape created by rectangles. Handouts provide the class members opportunities to practice the skill and...
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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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3D Pythagoras

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Calculate one hypotenuse then repeat. The resource provides a variety of ways for finding the length of the diagonal in a prism. Using the Pythagorean Theorem, pupils find a variety of distances in 3-D figures. The distances range from...
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Sticky Stickies

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Don't let your classes get stuck on area calculations—grab their attention with an inquiry-based lesson! Scholars must develop a plan to determine how may sticky notes it takes to cover the surface of a door. They decide on the...
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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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Abundant Aluminium

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
That would make a lot of cans! Learners analyze a photo of a truckload of aluminum to determine its value. The provided information includes the weight of a smaller block and the dimensions of the larger block. It's up to your pupils to...
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Geometry 3D Shapes: 3D Shapes

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Explore vocabulary related to three-dimensional shapes. An instructional website describes the characteristics of different geometric solids. Learners can use an interactive component to view nets, faces, vertices, and edges of common...
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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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Three Dimensions in Two Dimensions: Lesson

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Slice up solids. A portion of a geometry playlist introduces two conventional ways to visualize 3-D figures in 2-D. The resource defines cross-sections and nets and provides examples of both.
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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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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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Size It Up

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Show your class how to model tents using geometry. Provided with pictures of different types of tents, pupils determine a geometric shape they could use to model them. They then use a variety of prisms and pyramids to model the tents.
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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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Eclipse Activity Guide

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Ever made solar s'mores? Or recreated the solar system using peanuts? Astronomers young and old investigate all things solar using a variety of activities. Explore how the sun works, types of light it emits, and methods of charting the...
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Inside the Box

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a look at a prism after slicing and dicing it. Given a rectangular prism with all three dimensions, pupils draw the horizontal and vertical cross-sections and provide their dimensions. They also determine the dimensions of a...
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Altered Reality

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Fascinate young life scientists by showing them how their brain learns. By using prism goggles while attempting to toss bean bags at a target, lab partners change their outlook on the world around them, producing amusing results....
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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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End-of-Module Assessment Task: Grade 6 Math Module 5

For Students 6th Standards
Assess the class' ability to solve problems involving area, surface area, and volume with a six-question assessment that presents problems covering aspects of calculating measurements of 2-D and 3-D figures. Class members use the...
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Constructing Nets

For Teachers 6th Standards
What are the dimensions of nets that fit the solid? Pupils determine the sizes of the faces of 3-D figures. Then, learners create the two-dimensional faces and arrange them to build a net of the original three-dimensional figure. 
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Representing Three-Dimensional Figures Using Nets

For Teachers 6th Standards
Unfold the faces of a three-dimensional figure. Scholars define a net and determine whether drawings are nets or not. They compare nets with their associated 3-D figures and identify the various faces to finish the 16th segment in a...