In this geometry instructional activity, students solve 6 word problems in which they find the surface area of an item or use surface areas to make comparisons.
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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
Decide Whether to Find Area, Surface Area, or Volume
Now that you can calculate area, surface area, or volume, when do you use each one? The video goes through examples of each type of problem and shows common examples that represent the measurement. While no math is performed, it uses the...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Analyze Triangular Prisms to Find Surface Area - Part 1
The first of a two-part video, learners view three different types of triangular prisms to determine faces and bases. Different nets are looked at to determine what the sides of the prism look like when laid flat.
5 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed