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#### CORE Math Performance Assessment Modules: Grade 7

Investigators plot the growth of animals from the fictional planet of Rhomaar over a period of time, then compare them to two other species. Another assessment challenges seventh graders to use their knowledge of positive and negative...

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#### EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 3: Expressions and Equations

A math module challenges young mathematicians to generate equivalent expressions. Scholars demonstrate how order or grouping does not affect the practice of addition and multiplication. By the end of the module, learners recognize and...

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#### Exploring 3-D Geometry

Take young mathematicians on an exploration of the world of 3-D geometry with this seven-lesson unit. After first defining the terms perimeter, area, and volume and how they apply to the real world, students continue on to learn the...

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#### Surface Area of Boxes

Explore surface area out of the box. Pairs investigate surface area by measuring two boxes and calculating the area of each side. Classmates trace one of the boxes onto butcher paper and create a net with the same area. Groups then...

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#### Building Sandcastles

Finalize the plans before playing in the sand. Learners design sandcastles using geometric and composite figures. They create blueprints, including the scale, and three-dimensional models of their castles. Finally, scholars calculate the...

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#### Down on Sue's Farm

When would a farmer use math? Class members work through five tasks on a farm that require knowledge of surface area, volume, and determining regression equations. The challenges range from figuring out the amount of paint to buy,...

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#### Designing Euclid’s Playground

Create a geometric playground. Pupils work through a performance task to demonstrate their ability to use geometric concepts to solve everyday problems. The accompanying engineering design lessons show teachers how the assessment works...

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#### Surface Area

Surface area is the sum of the parts. Given the measurements of different prisms, pupils determine their surface areas. Individuals find the area of each surface and figure out the surface area by finding the sum. The video, part of a...

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#### Surface Area of Other Prisms

Wrap up a lesson on surface area with a useful video. Pupils learn how to find the surface area of triangular and trapezoidal prisms. They watch a video to see an example for each type of prism.

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#### Surface Area of an L-Shape Prism

Learn to love the L-shape prism. Viewers of an informative video see how to find the surface area of a composite prism. The method shown finds the area of each side separately and then calculates the sum.

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#### Surface Area of a Cuboid

Don't avoid the cuboid. A short video describes how to find the surface area of a rectangular prism by adding the areas of all its sides. The narrator of the video works through two examples using the process to ensure understanding.

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#### Swimming Pool II

Combine geometry and algebra concepts to solve a modeling problem. Young scholars consider the effect surface area has on volume. They write a cubic function to model the possible volume given a specific surface area and then determine...

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#### Surface Area of Prisms and Pyramids

How do you find the area if an object has more than four sides? Learners view an interesting video to learn how to determine the surface areas of rectangular prisms and pyramids. They see how to draw two-dimensional nets of the figures...

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#### Boxed In and Wrapped Up

If cubes have the smallest surface area, why aren't there more cube-shaped packages? Scholars take a box in the shape of a rectangular prism, cut it up, and make new boxes in the shape of cubes with the same volume. They then brainstorm...

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#### Cube Hotel

Totally cube-ular! Cubes are the inspiration for an Australian hotel's interior design. Learners brainstorm items that can be cube-shaped and provide design mock-ups. They soon realize that simple drawings are not enough and add...

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#### Dandy Candies

Package design is an economic necessity. Young scholars assume the role in an interesting inquiry-based lesson. Given 24 cubic shaped candies to package, they must determine the arrangement that uses the least amount of cardboard to...

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#### Geometry 3D Shapes: Test Your Skills

Time to find out what they've learned! The final lesson of a five-part series has learners complete a 39-question multiple choice review. They use what they've learned in the previous lessons to complete questions that include concepts...

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#### Geometry 3D Shapes: Surface Area and Volume

Whether you wrap it or fill it, you're using geometric concepts. Classmates use an interactive approach to learn how to find volume and surface area of cylinders and prisms in the second lesson in a five-part series. The online lesson...

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#### File Cabinet

Take the resource out of the file cabinet. Young mathematicians estimate the number of sticky notes it would take to cover the surface area of a file cabinet. They answer a set of questions on how the number of sticky notes would change...

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#### Prisms: Lesson

Set the bases of a conversation on prisms. The segment of a playlist on geometry introduces prisms and their parts. After visualizing prisms, the video discusses how to find the surface area and volume of prisms.

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#### Lessons for Learning—Grade 8

How can you better explain the standards? A collection of resources gives teachers the resources needed to teach topics within the eighth grade curriculum. Lessons provide engaging activities to use within the classroom.

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#### Lessons for Learning—Grade 7

Find tips and tricks to better understand the standards in a resource that contains several lessons to teach major concepts in the seventh grade standards. Lessons contain games involving the addition of integers; using algebraic...

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#### Algebra II: Extended Performance Task Designing the Perfect Package

Here's a package deal for a task creating equations for packages. An extended problem has learners creating a cubic function to represent the volume of a box. They consider constraints and interpret key features of their functions.

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#### Math Grade 7: Use Surface Area and Volume to Solve a Real-World Problem

There's nothing fishy about this resource. Individuals use unit cubes to build a model of an aquarium in the shape of a rectangular prism that meets given criteria. Consideration of both volume and surface is necessary.