Investigating Surface Area
Students draw 3-dimensional figures and create collapsible figures (boxes, pyramids, etc.) which can be used to develop the standard surface area formulas.
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Volume and Surface Area of Rectangular Prisms
Is bigger always better? Class members investigate the relationship between volume and surface area of different rectangular prisms in this STEM lesson plan. Pupils ponder and draw conclusions to questions provided by the guided inquiry...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Surface Areas of Prisms, Pyramids and Cylinders
Students identify and use appropriate formulas to find surface areas of solid figures, practice using formula sheet to solve textbook problems, construct solid figures of given surface area using TABS+ software program, and use Internet...
7th - 8th Math
Polygons-Changing Area Versus Changing Perimeter
Investigate the area and perimeter of polygons in this geometry lesson. Young geometers use grid paper to draw a quadrilateral and calculate its area and perimeter. They also read The Greedy Triangle to identify the changing shape of...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Surface Area of Rectangular Prism
With this interactive instructional activity, learners compute the surface area of rectangular prisms. They visit an online investigation applet and record data on the provided handout. Pair this instructional activity with the volume...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed