Glasses

Clink, clink! Young mathematicians investigate drinking glasses composed of known solids (cones, cylinders, and hemispheres). Next, they determine the volumes of these glasses.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign the task as a take-home assessment
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners must be familiar with the Pythagorean Theorem and volume formulas
  • Teachers can easily modify the task for middle school
Pros

  • Professional-looking diagrams add validity to the resource
  • Middle school and high school pupils can relate to the context
Cons

  • Contains spelling errors in the resource and the rubric