NetsS.A. of Prisms
Students build nets of three-dimensional prisms based on the dimensions they are given for hexagonal prism, triangular prism, rectangular prism. Working in groups, they use their prisms and calculate the Surface Area and Lateral Area.
10th - 12th Math 10 Views 8 Downloads
New Review Next Generation Spacecraft—Orion
What is the cross-sectional area of the Orion spacecraft? Groups work together to estimate the area of a cross section of the Orion spacecraft by first counting the number of grids a scale drawing covers. Pupils also employ a method...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Surface Area and Volume of Conics - Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres
This is a multi-faced unit that looks at circles, arcs, sectors, cylinders, cones, spheres, and hemispheres. The formulas for finding length, area, surface area, and volume are discussed with an eye towards an intuitive understanding....
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Volume of Prisms and Cylinders and Cavalieri’s Principle
Young mathematicians examine area of different figures with the same cross-sectional lengths and work up to volumes of 3D figures with the same cross-sectional areas. The instruction and the exercises stress that the two figures do not...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry students. This comprehensive Common Core lesson plan starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define a bounded...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Homeschool Learning Network: Surface Area and Volume II
An instructional page introduces how to find the volume of a wedge, that is, a right triangular prism. It also describes the process for calculating the volume for compound solids. Three practice problems are included, as well as a...
7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable