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Minimize Surface Area With a Constant Volume
For this container design worksheet, learners 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
Comparing Volume and Surface Area in 3-D Shapes
Students explore 3-dimensional shapes. In this volume and surface area comparison lesson, students discover the lengths, widths, and height of rectangular prisms. Students solve problems and record their measurements and data on a...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable