Surface Area of Cylinders

Combine the pieces of a three-dimensional solid to find the total surface area. The concept video introduces the formula for finding the surface area of a cylinder. The instructor then applies the formula to various examples, each finding a different unknown.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils create a net and color in the parts as they find the surface area
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should be familiar with the formula for area of a circle
  • Continues from the previous two lessons in this series that focus on cylinders 
Pros

  • Spends time explaining the components of the surface area formula
Cons

  • Video does not incorporate problem-solving examples
Common Core