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79 resources with the concept volume of cylinders

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Swimming Pool I

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Take a dive into a three-dimensional task. Given a specific surface area, individuals must maximize the volume of a cylindrical swimming pool. They combine their understanding of surface area and volume to create a cubic function that...
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Golf Balls

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Land on the green with a fun resource. A short performance task asks pupils to consider the volume of containers that hold golf balls. They determine the percentage of empty space of the container for different numbers of golf balls.
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Real-Life Math | Civil Engineer

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Build the foundations for an solid understanding of volume. Scholars view a video where a civil engineer describes math used in the profession and then poses a volume of cylinders question. They work in pairs to solve the problem and...
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Coca Cola Pool

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Do the math before you do something crazy—like filling a pool full of Coca-Cola. A video shows a pool owner filling a large backyard pool with bottles of Coke. Scholars use the dimensions of the pool to determine the number of bottles...
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Popcorn Picker

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A video and popcorn, just like being at the movies! Given the dimensions of two different cylinders, scholars decide which will hold the most popcorn. They find out if their calculations are correct with the provided solution video.
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Shorter Shovels

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners won't have to dig themselves out of a hole thanks to an insightful video. Using the movie Holes as inspiration, individuals must determine the difference in the number of holes dug when digging with a shorter shovel. Because the...
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Penny Wars

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
As the saying goes, a penny saved is a penny earned. Young scholars use a penny activity to earn their way to an understanding of volume. Given three different-sized cylindrical containers, individuals make calculations to determine the...
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Pea Problem

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Understanding volume means less mess in the kitchen. Viewers observe a can of peas and a small bowl. They must determine if all of the peas from the can fit into the bowl without spilling using volume formulas to solve the equation.
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2010 Guatemalan Sinkhole

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Dig deep into a lesson studying volume. Learners view images of a Guatemalan sinkhole that seems too big to be true! Their task is to determine the amount of material needed to fill the hole using information from news articles and videos.
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Trashketball

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take a shot using a lesson on volume! Young learners watch a video showing a trashcan filling with paper balls. The task is to calculate the number of paper balls that will fit in the can. Pupils use volume calculations to make a...
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Geometry 3D Shapes: Test Your Skills

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
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

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
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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You Pour, I Choose

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Tall and skinny or short and stout, which glass hold the most liquid? Learners analyze dimensions of cylindrical glasses to determine the one holding the greatest amount of liquid. They brainstorm the relevant dimensions before making...
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Meatballs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your classroom will overflow with learning as they analyze the volume in a pot of meatballs. Young mathematicians predict the number of meatballs that will make a pot of sauce overflow. They incorporate both the volume of cylinders and...
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Hot Coffee

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your classes will be wide awake during a piping hot lesson! Introduce the resource with a video of the world-record-breaking cup of coffee. Learners work to determine the volume of the cup of coffee to predict if it will break the record.
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Cylinders: Lesson

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
The solid is the same as a prism ... well, almost. The presentation makes connections between finding the volume and surface area of cylinders to prisms. Using the newly derived formulas, the portion of a large geometry playlist...
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Volume by Disks: The Vase Case

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Finding the volume is an integral characteristic of a vase. Using the idea that summing the areas of cross-sectional disks will calculate the volume of a rotational solid, pupils find the volume of a vase. Scholars determine the interval...
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Linear Equations: Deep Dish Pizza

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Explore the volume of solids with a real-life connection. Learners calculate the volume of a deep-dish slice of pizza to determine its price. They model the slice as a part of a cylinder and create a formula for calculating the cost.
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Volume

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Turn up the volume in 3-D. The video introduces the concept of volume and the units used to measure it. Using a graphical representation of translating 2-D figures, the resource develops the formulas for finding the volume of prisms and...
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Surface Area and Volume of a Cylinder

For Teachers 7th Standards
Surface area or volume? Pupils first review the difference between surface area and volume. They then use a two-dimensional net that helps them develop formulas for the surface area and volume of cylinders.
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Surface Area and Volume

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Partners use materials to wrap three-dimensional objects to determine the formula for surface area. The groups use an orange to calculate the amount of peel it takes to completely cover the fruit. Using manipulatives, individuals then...
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Boring a Bead

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How much material is in a bead? Class members utilize volume formulas to determine the amount of material in a bead. The goal of the assessment is to show that the amount of material left in a bead is the same for all beads with a given...
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Module 5: Modeling with Geometry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Solids come in many shapes and sizes. Using geometry, scholars create two-dimensional cross-sections of various three-dimensional objects. They develop the lesson further by finding the volume of solids. The module then shifts to finding...
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Volume of Cylinders

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The world is full of cylinders — you just have to spot them! A video teaches learners how to calculate the volume of a right cylinder. The instructor introduces and discusses the elements of the formula for the volume of the cylinders.