Surface Area and Volume
Fifth graders are introduced to the concept of surface area. They identify the surface and attributes of figures that are measurable. They describe and distinguish the measures of surface area and volume of the figures.
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Comparing Volumes of Cereal Boxes
Explore the deceptive world of food packaging with this fun math activity. Using prior knowledge about measuring the volume of three-dimensional figures, young mathematicians determine the difference between the volume of cereal boxes...
4th - 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
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