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#### Shipping Rolled Oats

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
What better way to start your day than with a box of oatmeal? Or what better way to start your geometry class than by calculating its volume? Eighth graders discover just how practical volume computation can be in business and in breakfast!
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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.
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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.
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Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Sound

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Listen in as Mia and Sam expound on sound. It is caused by vibrations and travels in waves. It has the qualities of pitch, frequency, and volume. This hip animation displays a graph to depict the frequency and amplitude of sound waves....
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Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Properties of Matter

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Does matter really matter? Properties of matter are discussed by Sam and RJ: mass, volume, and density. They differentiate between mass and weight. They explain how to measure these properties. Make sure to teach your class about other...
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Curated OER

#### Moles Lab Activities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
General chemistry class members engage in a mini-unit on mole conversions. Through nine lab activitesÂ with varying degrees of difficulty, they practice measuring mass and volume, molar calculations, and stoichiometry. Terrific teacher...
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#### Teach Surface Area and Volume in the Most Engaging Way!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Build a Zarcon-proof home as a math activity that will provide tremendous advantages for engagement, for differentiation, and for mastery of concepts. This activity focuses specifically on surface area and volume using mathematical...
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Alabama Learning Exchange

#### How Big Can a Bee Be?

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Mathematicians analyze the relationships between surface area and volume. They conduct Internet research, conduct various experiments, record the data in a spreadsheet, and graph the results and compare the rate of increase of surface...
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#### Phase Changes of Water

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A micro-unit on the phase changes of water includes three laboratory activities. Junior scientists compare the densities of ice and water, and then they do the same for cold and warm water. They examine freezing and boiling temperatures....
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Utah Education Network (UEN)

#### Insides and Outsides

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Give small groups handfuls of unit cubes and then dare them to build as many rectangular prisms as possible using only 12 cubes. This engaging activity serves as an introduction to the volume of solid figures. In addition to volume,...
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

#### Customary Units of Capacity and Weight

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Six straightforward word problems require learners to use customary units of capacity (pints, quarts, cups, gallons) on this assignment. In order to answer each question, they must write an explanation in the form of a mathematical...
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#### Understanding Behavior of Gases

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you want your young chemists to fully grasp the behavior of gases, here is an all-inclusive lesson plan. It provides handouts of detailed instructions for three laboratory activities, assessment reccomendations, and a list of...
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#### Charles' Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars determine the validity of Charles' Law. In this Charles' Law lesson plan, students measure the volumes of a gas at two different temperatures. They determine the volume at a high temperature and predict using Charles' Law...
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#### Determining the Density of a Liquid

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students find the density of diet soda and regular soda. In this density lesson plan, students measure the mass of a graduated cylinder with 10 different volumes of each soda. They find the mass of the liquid alone and use the volume to...
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Teach Engineering

#### 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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#### Volume of Pyramid

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
Go beyond the basic formulas and uncover the surface area and volume of 3-D shapes with this comprehensive and organized worksheet packet. The problems include the basic formula computations while also challenging your learners to derive...
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Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Tools of Measurement

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
From temperature and mass, to length and volume, there are many different types of measurement. Expose young learners to a variety of measurement tools using this slide show of real-life pictures. Go through the presentation one image at...
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Baylor College

#### Global Atmospheric Change: The Math Link

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Change up the classroom atmosphere with this interdisciplinary resource. Following along with the children's bookÂ Mr. Slaptail's Curious Contraption, these math worksheets provide practice with a wide range of topics including simple...
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#### Stack It Up!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students analyze and begin to design a pyramid. Working in engineering teams, they perform calculations to determine the area of the pyramid base, stone block volumes, and the number of blocks required for their pyramid base. They make a...
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#### The Same, But Different Part II

For Teachers 3rd
Learners characterize a physical change as something that changes to a different size, but retains its basic substance. They measure volumes using milliliters, and perform an experiment that proves that gases expand when hot and contract...
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#### Volume of Cubes

For Students 4th - 6th
Practice finding cubic volume with nine illustrations. Different shapes composed of 1 cm cubes prompt fifth graders to calculate the volume of each shape. An example at the top of the page guides learners through the mathematical process.
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#### Water Alchemy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After reading "Aquatic Alchemy," an article about recapturing water for reuse when in space, your class will use calcium hydroxide or hydrated lime to purify cloudy water. Geared toward high school chemistry or environmental science...
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#### Exploring Buoyancy

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars use materials found at a resource table to design simple devices that will house instruments to take water samples from a tub of water. They design 3 instruments, each varying in density so that one will float, one will...
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#### Density

For Teachers 6th - 9th
This sequence of slides is a fabulous introduction to the concept of density as it relates to mass, volume, physical impact, and interpretation. Various examples are given and your class will find the charts and procedures helpful in...