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79 resources with the concept volume of cylinders

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Calculating Volumes of Compound Objects

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After determining the volume of various drinking glasses , class members evaluate sample responses to the same task to identify errors in reasoning.
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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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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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Funsize Cans

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Designing fun-size cans ... what fun! Class members use the provided questions to determine the dimensions of a can with a minimum surface area for a given volume. The task allows learners to use graphs or algebraic manipulation to solve...
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Propane Tanks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As an assessment task, learners must determine the radius of a new tank that has double the capacity of a given tank. Task tests knowledge of determining volumes of cylinders and spheres.
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Bestsize Cans

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Traditional calculus problem made simple. In the high school assessment task, learners determine the minimum surface area for a can of a given volume using algebraic and numerical methods to solve the problem. No calculus required.
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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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Calculating the Volume of a Cylinder

For Students 9th - 12th
How can you find how much wood one log can produce? Learners first learn how a log can be modeled as a cylinder. They then find out how to calculate the volume of a cylinder.
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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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Oh, Chute!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using a scare model of the a test vehicle developed by the Systems Architecture and Integration Office at NASA, groups determine the dimensions for a scale model of the parachute compartment. The groups also determine the volume of the...
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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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Assessment For The California Mathematics Standards Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
Test your scholars' knowledge of a multitude of concepts with an assessment aligned to the California math standards. Using the exam, class members show what they know about the four operations, positive and negative numbers, statistics...
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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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National π Day

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Learners can enjoy pi with pie! A collection of short activities celebrates pi day with a word search, a maze, and real-world problemsn. Using pi in formulas for area, circumference, and volume as well as exploring simple fractions is...
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Area, Perimeter and Volume

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Develop young mathematicians' knowledge of two- and three-dimensional shapes with this geometry workbook. From learning about the classifications of different shapes and figures to calculating their area, perimeter, and volume, this...
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Down The Line

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learnersinvestigate three-dimensional shapes. In this geometry lesson, pupils calculate the volume of cylinders using the given dimensions. They create a formula base don observation before using the real formula.
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Volume of Cylinders

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Middle and high schoolers calculate the volume of cylinders. In this geometry lesson, learners differentiate between rectangular prisms and cylinders. They use the correct formula to solve for each solid.