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Modeling: Making Matchsticks

For Teachers 8th Standards
Math: The only subject where the solution to a problem is seven million matches. Young scholars first complete an assessment task estimating the number of matches they can make from a tree of given dimensions. They then evaluate provided...
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Geometry

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Help learners find joy in facing mathematical challenges. The questions posed on this worksheet encourage young mathematicians to utilize skills learned throughout a geometry unit, and to apply themselves and persevere through problem...
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Glasses

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Clink, clink! Young mathematicians investigate drinking glasses composed of known solids (cones, cylinders, and hemispheres). Next, they determine the volumes of these glasses.
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Integer Exponents, Scientific Notation and Volume

For Students 8th Standards
A one-stop resource for exponents, square and cube roots, scientific notation, and volume formulas guides learners through properties of exponents. As they learn to apply these properties to operations with scientific notation,...
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Volume of Rounded Objects

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
How much can different shapes hold? The answer varies depending on the shape and dimensions. Individuals learn the formulas for the volume of a sphere, cone, and cylinder. They apply the formulas to find the volume of these...
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Formulas for Elementary and Intermediate Algebra

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Give your scholars the support they need to work with formulas. A reference page offers definitions and picture examples of perimeter, area, surface area, volume, the Pythagorean theorem, a variety of shapes, and more. 
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The NBL Pool

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
That is a lot of water. Class groups explore the size of the NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Pool and calculate the volume of water needed to fill it. They then compare that volume to the amount of water needed to fill a pool the size of a...
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Review Unit 8: Geometry Applicaitons

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Pupils complete a review worksheet that highlights the key problems from the first eight lessons in the series. Topics include the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse, as well as finding volume of three-dimensional figures.
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Solving for a Missing Dimension

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
If a can has a volume of twelve ounces, how tall it should be? If you can work with volume formulas, it's is an easy measurement to find. After finding the volume of figures in the previous lesson of the series, learners now apply the...
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3D Applications of the Pythagorean Theorem

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
How many right triangles can you find in a prism, cone, or pyramid? Using right triangles to find lengths in three-dimensional figures is the focus of the lesson. After working with the Pythagorean Theorem to find missing side lengths...
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Pre-Test Unit 8: Geometry Applications

For Students 8th Standards
What does a squared and b squared make? C squared of course! The pre-test assesses eighth graders' knowledge of the Pythagorean Theorem, application of the Pythagorean Theorem, and finding volumes of solids. 
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Volume of Composite Shapes

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
It's the parts that make the whole. Learners apply volume formulas to composite figures to find the total volume of the figure. Previous lessons in this series taught the methods for finding the volume and/or dimensions of...
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Find the Volume of a Cylinder

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Move past prisms and head into the geometrical world of cylinders. The video talks through a volume problem and how to calculate when given different pieces of information. 
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Find the Volume of a Sphere

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Where does that weird sphere formula come from? Now you can find out! Watch how the video demonstrates the relationship between a sphere and a cylinder to derive the formula. Continue by solving sphere volume problems to practice the new...
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Sphere Dressing

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Geometric design makes a fashion statement! Challenge learners to design a hat to fit a Styrofoam model. Specifications are clear and pupils use concepts related to three-dimensional objects including volume of irregular shapes and...
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End of Year Practice Test (Grade 8 Math)

For Students 8th Standards
This is a great resource to keep daily material aligned to standardized assessments. It offers complete multiple choice and short-answer practice with a wealth of opportunities for customization. Offer it as a whole, to track progress or...
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8th Grade Math "I Can" Statement Posters

For Teachers 8th Standards
Clarify the Common Core standards for your eighth grade mathematicians with this series of classroom displays. By rewriting each standard as an achievable "I can" statement, these posters give students clear goals to work toward...
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8th Grade Math Common Core Checklist

For Teachers 8th Standards
Ensure your eighth graders get the most out of their math education with this series of Common Core checklists. Rewriting each standard as an "I can" statement, this resource helps teachers keep a record of when each standard was taught,...
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Coordinate Geometry Additional Practice

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Your learners get extra practice using coordinates in calculating mid points, finding end points, deciding if points are collinear, calculations using slope concepts, writing linear equations, using triangles and quadrilaterals, and...
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Let Them Eat Pi

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Looking for a fun and creative way to celebrate Pi Day? Then this is the resource for you. From a scavenger hunt and trivia contest to PowerPoint presentations and skills practice worksheets, this collection of materials is a...
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The Amazing Pi Race

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Add a sense of excitement to your math class with this race across the country. Using their knowledge of all things circular, young mathematicians work in pairs answering a series of pi-related word problems as they hop from one city to...
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Geometry: Shapes and Solids

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
An excellent resource for a geometry class, as well as for an electrical engineering course. A thorough reference sheet covers geometric shapes such as triangles, parallelograms, and circles, as well as 3-D shapes and the Pythagorean...
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Geometry and Volume

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The history of math is fascinating! Utilize a woodcut primary source image from 1492 and posters from the 1930s to help geometers apply their volume-calculation skills to real-life questions. 
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Volume of Pyramid

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
Go beyond the basic formulas and uncover the surface area and volume of 3-D shapes with this comprehensive and organized instructional activity packet. The problems include the basic formula computations while also challenging your...