The Box with the Greatest Volume
Students use measurement tools to measure the nearest 16th of an inch. They connect fractions and their decimal equivalents and compare this with other decimals. Finally, the class uses algebraic concepts and formulas to solve problems.
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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
STEM Activities for Middle School Students
Use STEM activities within the class to provide connections to concepts. The resource includes activities that range from working with buoyancy to building rockets and launching them. Other activities involve the engineering design...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement
Convert young mathematicians' knowledge of place value into an understanding of the metric system with this five-lesson unit. Through a series of problem solving activities and practice exercises, students learn about the relationship...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Volume of a Rectangular Prism by Filling it with Unit Cubes
Show your learners how to find the volume of a fish tank by filling it with unit cubes. The first video in a series of three, offers a visual explanation of how to calculate the volume of a rectangular prism by adding layers of unit...
4 mins 6th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed