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Surface Area and Volume

You and your class will like this lesson on using visual models to relate the volume and surface area of solid shapes. Learners construct three-dimensional forms using nets. They calculate the surface area and volume for each and then draw them. An "I am" activity game is also included to help reinforce vocabulary. Topics covered include a rectangular prism, triangular prism, cylinder, cone, square pyramid, and a cube. 

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