How Much Ice Cream?

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Compare volumes of cones and spheres using ice cream cones! Learners must decide if a melted sphere of ice cream will overflow the cone in which it is sitting. If the cone overflows, they offer a redesigned option. If the it doesn't overflow, they decide how much more ice cream the cone can handle.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Incorporate as a performance task during a unit on volume
  • Vary the dimensions of the problem to differentiate for different groups
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects proficiency with volume calculations for cones and spheres
Pros

  • Provides a solution guide with several sample answers
  • Offers ideas for questioning during the lesson
Cons

  • None
Common Core