Using Nets to Find Surface Area
Eighth graders explore three-dimensional objects (prisms, pyramids, cylinders and cones) to draw nets. They use the understanding of drawing nets to find the surface area of pyramids and cylinders.
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Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter
A triangle, square, hexagon, and circle all have a perimeter of one unit. Eighth graders must attempt to find the area of each and arrange them in order from least to greatest areas. A terrific task for applying four different area...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Homeschool Learning Network: Surface Area and Volume II
An instructional page introduces how to find the volume of a wedge, that is, a right triangular prism. It also describes the process for calculating the volume for compound solids. Three practice problems are included, as well as a...
7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Find Surface Area of Cubes and Prisms by Pulling them Apart
With all those sides, finding surface area can confusing. This video uses color-coded visuals to show the measurements of each side before adding them all together. Show your mathematicians that wrapping a gift requires surface area to...
5 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Find Surface Area of Cubes and Prisms Using Formulas
Shortcut through surface area and teach your learners how to use a formula to solve for the surface area of prisms and cubes. The presentation reviews how to find the surface area by adding all the sides; reconstruct that method into a...
3 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Teach Surface Area and Volume in the Most Engaging Way!
Build a Zarcon-proof home as a math activity that will provide tremendous advantages for engagement, for differentiation, and for mastery of concepts. This activity focuses specifically on surface area and volume using mathematical...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Finding Surface Area and Volume
Students explore finding the volume and surface area of three-dimensional figures. Using an isometric drawing tool, students discover the volume and surface area of figures. Students compare the number of cubes to the volume and surface...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed