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167 resources with the concept rectangular prisms

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Grade 7, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

For Teachers 7th Standards
Prepare seventh graders for end-of-year assessments with a collection of nine resources packed with teacher and student-friendly slides featuring problems that address the A-I competencies. Questions are modeled after Smarter Balanced...
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EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 6: Geometry

For Teachers 6th Standards
Twenty-seven lessons make up a math module designed for seventh graders to focus on the concept of geometry. Topics include angles, triangles, parallelograms, three-dimensional figures, and measurement using volume and area. Two...
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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 5: Area, Surface Area, and Volume Problems

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars take part in 20 lessons covering math concepts—area, surface area, and volume. Learning opportunities enforce knowledge of measurement and geometric shapes. A mid-unit exam challenges pupils to demonstrate what they know this...
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Maker projects & 3D Shapes

For Teachers 3rd - 11th
The study of three dimensional objects can bring out the natural maker and builder in your students. This collection explores three dimensions through the use of maker projects, 3-D nets, and studies of area and surface area. The...
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Exploring 3-D Geometry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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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Any Way You Slice It

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Seventh graders don their critical thinking caps when they model the planing of a three-dimensional prism or pyramid to analyze the resulting two-dimensional shapes. Discussion before and after helps reinforce the concepts revealed...
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Shipping Rolled Oats

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
What better way to start your day than with a box of oatmeal? Or what better way to start your geometry class than by calculating its volume? Eighth graders discover just how practical volume computation can be in business and in breakfast!
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Insides and Outsides

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Give small groups handfuls of unit cubes and then dare them to build as many rectangular prisms as possible using only 12 cubes. This engaging activity serves as an introduction to the volume of solid figures. In addition to volume,...
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Boxed In

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
This fifth-grade-friendly worksheet sports six rectangular prisms for which learners compute the volume. They complete a data table where missing values for volume, length, or width need to be calculated. Finally, an adorable fish tank...
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Surface Area of Boxes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewExplore 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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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target F

For Teachers 7th Standards
Sometimes it's how you ask the question that counts. The sixth installment of nine from the Smarter Balanced Claim 1 Slideshow series presents a set of 13 questions to assess understanding of angle relationships as well as area and...
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Volume of Prism

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
The area is essential to volume. As part of the review for the General Certificate of Secondary Education math assessment, a helpful video covers how to find the volume of several common 3-D figures. Pupils use the general volume formula...
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Volume of a Prism

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Not all prisms are cubes. A short video introduces the definition of a prism and uses that definition to create a general volume formula. Worksheets provide pupils several opportunities to practice finding the volume of a wide variety of...
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Volume of Cuboids and Cubes

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Turn up the volume. After identifying the three dimensions of a prism, the presenter gives the formula for finding its volume. Using the formula, the video shows pupils how to find the volume of a rectangular prism and a cube. Classmates...
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3D Pythagoras

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Calculate one hypotenuse then repeat. The resource provides a variety of ways for finding the length of the diagonal in a prism. Using the Pythagorean Theorem, pupils find a variety of distances in 3-D figures. The distances range from...
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Volume of Rectangular Prisms

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Ready to learn a voluminous amount about volumes? Look no further! Learners view an informative YouTube video that shows how to calculate the volume of rectangular prisms with fractional side lengths. It goes on to explain the process of...
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Sticky Stickies

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Don't let your classes get stuck on area calculations—grab their attention with an inquiry-based lesson! Scholars must develop a plan to determine how may sticky notes it takes to cover the surface of a door. They decide on the...
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Boxed In and Wrapped Up

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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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Building Boxes

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Build foundational knowledge of volume by building boxes. Given dimensions for a piece of grid paper, young mathematicians determine the number of possible open-top boxes it will make. As part of this task, they also find the box with...
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Prisms: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
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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Three Dimensions in Two Dimensions: Lesson

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Slice up solids. A portion of a geometry playlist introduces two conventional ways to visualize 3-D figures in 2-D. The resource defines cross-sections and nets and provides examples of both.
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Compare Solids Venn Diagram

For Students 6th Standards
Using a Venn diagram, learners write the attributes that the two solids—rectangular prism and triangular prism—have in common where the circles intersect and the attributes that they do not have in common in each individual circle.
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Lessons for Learning—Grade 8

For Teachers 8th Standards
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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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...