Minimize Surface Area With a Constant Volume
In this container design instructional activity, students calculate volume and surface area of various possible containers in order to discover a relationship to minimize the cost of the container but keep the volume constant.
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Find Surface Area of Cubes and Prisms by Pulling them Apart
With all those sides, finding surface area can confusing. This video uses color-coded visuals to show the measurements of each side before adding them all together. Show your mathematicians that wrapping a gift requires surface area to...
5 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Teach Surface Area and Volume in the Most Engaging Way!
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...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable