Real World Activities Involving Volume, Surface Area, and Trigonometry
Students explore the concept of volume and surface area. For this volume and surface area lesson, students find the volume of a rectangular prism, cylinder, and cone. Students use sine and cosine to aid in finding the volume and surface area.
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New Review Surface Area and Volume
Partners use materials to wrap three-dimensional objects to determine the formula for surface area. The groups use an orange to calculate the amount of peel it takes to completely cover the fruit. Using manipulatives, individuals then...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry young scholars. This comprehensive Common Core lesson starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define a bounded...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Authentic Activities for Connecting Mathematics to the Real World
Check out the handout from a presentation that contains a collection of high school algebra projects connecting a variety of mathematics to the real world. Activities range from simple probabilities to calculus. The activities can be...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable