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#### Utah Middle School Math Project: 8th Grade

Prepare eighth graders for high school math and science classes with a collection of 10 lessons that help tweens make the transition from acquiring basic knowledge to applying it in more complex situations. These Common Core-aligned...

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#### Utah Middle School Math Project: 7th Grade

The eight resources in this collection provide tweens with the tools and protocols for solving problems which in turn enable them to make the transition from acquiring basic knowledge to creatively applying it. The lessons in the...

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#### EngageNY Algebra II Module 1: Polynomial, Rational, and Radical Relationships

The 42 lessons in the Algebra II Module 1 collection are divided into four topics: Polynomials--From Base Ten to Base X, Factoring-- Its Use and Its Obstacles, Solving and Applying Equations—Polynomial, Rational and Radical, and A...

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#### EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 5: Area, Surface Area, and Volume Problems

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

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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#### Cubes and Cube Roots

Test those cube skills with a 10-page resource of different cube and cube root problems. Each page is split into the two sections, and while some problems may repeat on each version, they are all different and come with their own answer...

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#### Penny Cube

New ReviewUse volume to count your change. Pupils watch as a cube is filled with stacks of pennies and make an estimate on how many pennies are in the cube. The teacher provides additional information to the class members about the size of the...

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#### Can You Solve the Secret Sauce Riddle?

The search is on for the Pasta Palace's top chef and his recipe for a fabulous secret sauce. Viewers are challenged to figure out the hiding place of the secret recipe before agents of the Burger Bazaar and the Sausage Saloon. A...

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#### Fun with Solids

Cakes offer a yummy way to learn about math. Scholars use manipulatives to discover the formulas for the surface area and volume of prisms and cylinders. They use their formulas to calculate the amount of cake mix and frosting necessary...

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#### 2D and 3D Geometric Shapes

Mathematicians examine everyday objects around the classroom to categorize them as two or three-dimensional. Following a group discussion, pairs work collaboratively to identify objects. Independently, scholars complete a practice page.

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#### Technical and Procedural STEM Lessons

Technically, the resource is great. A curriculum support document provides instructors with suggestions for STEM activities. The file is broadly split into three parts: technical procedural lessons, which focus on electrical circuits;...

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#### Whole Number Exponents: Teddy Bear Box

Five questions—multiple-choice, fill in the blank, and discussion—make up an interactive that challenges scholars to mail a teddy bear using the smallest box possible without squishing it. A box with movable sides allows mathematicians...

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#### Volume of Cuboids and Cubes

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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#### Proportional Scaling

It is not as simple as scaling. MIT researchers explain that a micro engine cannot just be a proportional scaling of a working larger engine. The Math at the Core: Ratios resource compares the proportions involved with the surface area...

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#### Direct Proportion

Direct change by finding the constant. Using two known values within a direct proportion, the resource shows how to find the constant of proportionality. Once individuals do that, they then find any value given the other. The video works...

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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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#### Squares and Cubes

The task is simple, but the solution is a little more complex. Learners must find the smallest number that results in a perfect square when multiplied by two and a perfect cube when multiplied by three. The task requires an analysis of...

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#### The Six Faces of Amzora

Here's a task that is out of this world! Given a description of a fictional cube-shaped planet, scholars answer a set of questions about the planet. They create a two-dimensional map and consider the distances between locations on the map.

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#### Multiplication Table Algebra

Patterns, patterns, everywhere! Young scholars examine the multiplication table to identify patterns. Their exploration leads to an understanding of the difference of squares and sum of cubes by the completion of the algebra project.

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#### Building Blocks

Math is a lot like building blocks—it requires a solid foundation. A short performance task has pupils consider the volume of a cubic block. It then asks mathematicians to find the surface area and volume of a prism made from stacking...

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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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#### Cumbersome Cubes

Halving is not always so simple. Small groups build a cube and then determine how to construct a cube that is half the size. Groups create two cubes, one that is the correct size and another that would be an alternative solution. To...

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#### Polyhedrons: Lesson

Imagine a poly-what? With the aid of pictures, the segment of an extensive geometry playlist introduces specific polyhedrons and their parts. The presentation uses Euler's Theorem to explain the relationship between the number of faces,...

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#### Surface Area of a Cube

Transforming equations lets you see quantities in a different light. Scholars rewrite the formula for the surface area of a cube. The new equation focuses on the edge length of the cube.

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#### Algebra Expressions with Exponents: Fish Tank Cube

There's nothing fishy about this resource. A slider interactive lets users adjust the side length of a fish tank cube. It aids in seeing changes in the volume and how to express the volume using an algebraic expression.

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#### Geometry: Visualize Relationships Between 2-D and 3-D Shapes

Slice and dice like a master mathematician. Scholars determine and draw three possible cross-sections of a cube. Given a solid shape removed from a three-dimensional figure, they describe two viable original figures.

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#### Determining Surface Area of Three-Dimensional Figures

Cast a net over the formulas for surface area. Pupils use nets to develop surface area formulas in the 19th segment in a 22-part series. They first see the patterns of similar calculations in finding the area of the faces of rectangular...

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#### Sum and Difference of Cubes: Stacking Blocks

Investigate polynomial factoring patterns by finding a connection to volume. As learners build a three-dimensional solid from smaller solids, they convert the visual model to a mathematical expression. Their models represent the sum of...

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#### End-of-Module Assessment Task: Grade 6 Math Module 5

Assess the class' ability to solve problems involving area, surface area, and volume with a six-question assessment that presents problems covering aspects of calculating measurements of 2-D and 3-D figures. Class members use the...

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#### Cubism

If cubism were a religion, would you follow it? Lower-level tasks focus primarily on counting the number cubes in a structure and relating the number to surface area. As learners progress to higher-level tasks, isometric drawings and...

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#### Cutting a Cube

Teach the ins and outs of the cube! A series of five K–12 level activities explore the make-up of the cube. The beginning lessons focus on the vocabulary related to the cube. Later lessons explore the possible nets that describe a cube....

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#### Understanding Three-Dimensional Figures

You can't judge a book by its cover ... or a cube structure by just one face. A creative lesson looks at the shape of several cube structures as described by level slices. The 20th lesson of the 29-part series expects young...

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#### Surface Area II

The class makes the connection between finding the area of a right prism and a right pyramid in the 23rd installment in a series of 28. The pupils find the surface area of figures created by stacked cubes and prisms with cutouts.

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#### 3-D Figures

Scholars construct three-dimensional figures to study dimension and side views. Learners build models using linking cubes to match views of different sides. After practicing with models, they attempt to match three-dimensional drawings...

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#### Crystalline Structure

Cubic crystals can have 6, 8, and even 12 sides. Here is a presentation that shows pupils three different kinds of cubic crystalline structures: cubic, body-centered, and face-centered. These structures are then applied to three...

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#### Nets of Prisms

Nothing but net! Pupils learn to use nets to create a two-dimensional representation of a three-dimensional figure. The instructor explains each section of a net of a cube and then of a rectangular prism.

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#### Surface Area of Prisms

Create a solid understanding of the concept of surface area. Building from the previous lesson in the series, the instructor demonstrates how to apply a formula to find the surface area of a rectangular prism. Examples use the formula to...

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#### Mastering Factoring

Math class is full of drama—there are so many problems to work out! Pupils work out factoring problems. They use quadratic methods of factoring higher degree polynomials, in addition to factoring the sum and difference of two cubes.

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#### Geometry Part 2: Measurement in 2- and 3-Dimensions, Plane Sections of Solids

What kind of tree does a math teacher climb? A geometry! Here is a lesson that includes all the geometry resources you could ever wish for in one comprehensive workbook. Class members demonstrate what they have learned by determining the...

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#### Could Planet Minecraft Actually Exist?

We know what the planets in our universe look like, but could a cubic planet actually exist? The video analyzes the size, the relationship to the sun, moon, and stars, as well as the gravitational pull that would result if Planet...

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#### Study Jams! Solid Figures

Figure out the correct name for different three-dimensional shapes by watching the presentation on solid figures. Go through the main figures and read about the characteristics of each. Finish the topic with a multiple choice online...

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#### Formulas for Elementary and Intermediate Algebra

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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#### Exponents

Don't let the rules overrule the instructional activity. Mental math steps in and helps learners understand exponent patterns. The material focuses on the introductory problems of exponents, such as simplifying expressions. Teacher...

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#### Assessment for the California Mathematics Standards Grade 5

Test young mathematicians' knowledge with an assessment aligned to California's fifth grade state standards. The exam covers a multitude of concepts including fractions and decimals, positive and negative numbers, measurement; and how to...

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#### Unit 6 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 5)

Acute angles, nets, and vertices are only a few terms that a set of flash cards includes. Among the 108 cards, two types are available; word cards printed in bold-faced lettering, and corresponding definition cards equipped with an...

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#### Unit 3 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 2)

Angles, line of symmetry, and spheres, are just a few of the many terms that make up a set of 28 flash cards designed to reinforce math vocabulary instruction. Cards feature boldly typed words and corresponding pictures with labels.

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#### Unit 3 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 1)

Reinforce math vocabulary with a set of flashcards. Each card showcases a boldly typed word or a picture representation with labels. The topics are geometry related and include terms such as cones, faces, pyramids, sides, and more!

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#### I've Seen That Shape Before

The objectives in the resource allow students to explore the characteristics of simple solid shapes. Youngsters learn to recognize the face shapes, corners, and edges that make up 3-D figures by filling in a chart. Lastly, learners look...

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#### Shape It Up!

The best way to understand shapes is to make them. Young geometers explore basic shapes through a variety of gross motor and fine motor activities. Shape sorting, singing songs about shapes, and eating shape snacks are just a few of the...

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#### Solid Shapes

A collection of two lessons, kindergartners will identify two-dimensional shapes in solid shapes. They will develop basic knowledge of the components that make up a sphere, rectangular prism, pyramid, cylinder, cone, and cube. Young...

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#### Arctic Shapes

In a two-part worksheet, young geometers examine 3-D shapes and describe their attributes in a table. They will be able to draw the shape and name the number of vertices, faces, and edges. In the second part, individuals explore nets of...

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#### Blank Number Cube

With this blank number cube, you have the flexibility to keep it blank or add markings to meet your lesson's needs.

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#### Number Cube

Building a six-sided number cube has never been so easy. Just cut out the figure on the solid lines, fold on the dotted lines, connect the sides together using glue or tape, and there you have it!

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#### Geometry: Shapes and Solids

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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#### Find Surface Area of Cubes and Prisms by Pulling them Apart

With all those sides, finding surface area can confusing. This video uses color-coded visuals to show the measurements of each side before adding them all together. Show your mathematicians that wrapping a gift requires surface area to...

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#### How Do You Factor a Polynomial Using Sum of Cubes?

Factor a binomial using the sum of cubes method. The strategy here is to rewrite each of the expressions in the binomial as a term cubed. That's just two steps. Ok. Wait! There is a formula that is used to finish factoring the binomial....

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#### Estimating Volume with Cubes

Using a graph, a bullion cube, and a harmonica case, this math guru shows how to estimate the volume with cubes. He explains how to multiply fractions together to estimate volume. This video may be too general for struggling learners.

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#### Find the Volume of a Rectangular Prism by Filling it with Unit Cubes

Show your learners how to find the volume of a fish tank by filling it with unit cubes. The first video in a series of three, offers a visual explanation of how to calculate the volume of a rectangular prism by adding layers of unit...

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#### How Do You Solve a Word Problem by Taking a Monomial to a Power?

You've got a cube and a monomial for the length of a side, how do you find the volume? Oh, and the monomial expression has exponents. Just use the formula for finding the volume of a cube and use the properties of powers to multiply the...

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#### Write the 3-D Shape's Name, Part 2

Geometry can be fun when you know the shapes! Twelve pictures of geometric shapes, including cones, pyramids, and spheres, prompt first graders to write the name of each shape in the space provided. Use the activity as a quiz or homework...

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#### Write the 3D Shape's Name

Can your first graders identify a cone? What about a cube? Or a prism? Help them find the differences between these shapes with this worksheet, which provides a word bank for three-dimensional shapes. For extra practice, bring in...

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#### Recognizing 3D Shapes, Part 3

Do your first graders know the difference between cones and cylinders? Use this handy activity to help youngsters learn geometric shapes. With prisms, spheres, and pyramids, among others, this resource prompts pupils to identify each...

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#### Recognizing 3-D Shapes, Part 2

Take your math lesson to another dimension with this lesson about 3-D shapes! First graders label cones, cylinders, pyramids, spheres, cubes, and prisms, and then count the number of each shape in a collective picture. A great way to...

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#### Recognizing 3-Dimensional Shapes

Three-dimensional shapes are all around us; expose young geometers to this concept as they focus on identifying four figures: cube, prism, sphere, and pyramid. Learners begin by matching four objects to the shape each resembles (i.e. a...

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#### Surface Area and Volume

For this surface area and volume worksheet, 8th graders solve 11 various geometry problems that include determining the surface area and volume for the measurements given and finding the surface area for each solid shown. Then they...

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#### 3-Dimensional Shapes

Where is the vertex? Each of these three-dimensional figures is drawn so learners can see all sides and corners. They examine an example before trying six on their own. Some of these will be tricky, so be sure kids have covered this...

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#### Explore Volume - Problem Solving 17.6

Fawn, Micah, Joey, and Rachel all have new rectangluar boxes. Your class gets to help them determine the unit cube volume of each. Then they answer questions comparing their sizes. This brief assigment would serve well as a math class...

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#### Explore Volume - Homework 17.6

Learners estimate the volume for each of the nine simple figures shown. They then build it themselves with cubes and record the actual volume. Although this was designed as a homework assignment, most children do not have a set of unit...

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#### Volume and Surface Area

Build boxes using unit cubes to compare surface area and volume. The group performs multiple experiments to determine properties of volume, such as if it makes a difference which order the dimensions are multiplied in. Extensive...

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#### Investigating Volume

Explore the concept of volume using unit cubes. Working individually or in small groups, your class measures with a ruler in inches and calculates the volume of various rectangular household boxes (provided by the teacher) and completes...

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#### Adding Tens

Build on your learners' confidence in quick addition as they discover strategies to add tens to two-digit numbers. After reviewing counting by 10's, they discuss tactics to add multiples of 10 to other numbers. They visualize how to...

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#### Three Towers of Ten

Pairs have fun with connecting cubes in this addition and grouping activity. Each partner picks a color of cubes, and the first rolls a die. For each roll, the player adds that many cubes to a tower, with each turn adding to it. The goal...

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#### Add and Subtract

Like the cubs in A Fair Bear to Share, your 2nd grade class will practice adding and subtracting double-digit numbers by grouping, regrouping, and sorting a collection of objects. This requires many resources, but it is well worth the...

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#### Count On Two More

Beginning counters will get great practice with this quick activity. In partners or individually, learners turn over a number card onto their "Count On Two More" game board (included). Then, they count out the correct number of units...

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#### Comparing and Ordering Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Decimals

Create your own fraction kits by folding and labeling paper using fraction vocabulary. Learners then work in groups to use these in comparing and sequencing both whole numbers and fractions. They also create unit cubes and develop an...

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#### Place Value: Hundreds, Tens, and Ones

Children arrange unit cubes, 10-rods, and 100-flats as indicated on the sheet. They write the appropriate digits in place value columns and the whole number on a line. Four practice opportunities plus a single multiple choice test prep...

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#### Investigation--Can You Build This?

Early learners explore shapes using colored blocks. They first get some hands-on time with the blocks and then look at beginning math concepts regarding spatial relationships. They work with a partner to build a 6-8 block tower with...

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#### Tens and Ones with Unifix Cubes

Use Unifix Cubes to make math more tangible for your young pupils! A simple activity will get learners talking and collaborating...and all about MATH! In partners, learners pick a number card (these are provided, and can be simply cut...

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#### Surface Area and Volume of Cubes

In this surface area and volume worksheet, 10th graders identify and complete 3 different problems that include determining the surface area and volume of cubes. First, they use their ruler to find the width and height of each cube....

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#### Geometric Shapes and Figures

Are your mathematicians figuring out the difference between shapes and figures? Using a simple, visual identification worksheet, students analyze 2 shapes and 2 figures, answering 4 questions about each. Learners determine their...

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#### Shapes are Everywhere

Multiple strategies in this lesson plan will enhance learners' knowledge of shapes. First, they will work in pairs to guess and explain a solid shape using math terms. Then, the class will observe a photograph of a large city and...

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#### Names of 3D Shapes

Quick, name that shape! Scholars learn the names and common properties of three-dimensional solids. They watch a short video that shows an example of each shape and identifies the two-dimensional faces that make up its surfaces.

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#### Authentic Activities for Connecting Mathematics to the Real World

Check out the handout from a presentation that contains a collection of high school algebra projects connecting a variety of mathematics to the real world. Activities range from simple probabilities to calculus. The activities can be...

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#### Add the Blocks Together

For this addition worksheet, students add the separated cubes together. Students add 6 problems where they are given cubes and numbers.

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#### Addition Facts: Cubes

In this addition facts worksheet, students fill in the missing numbers to the number sentences that are represented by cubes and solve the problem. Students solve 6 problems.

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#### Understand Categories of Shapes

This colorful set of shapes and figures is the data set learners need to fill out an extensive table. For each of 11 types of shapes or figures they record the quantity and how many corners and sides each has. This becomes more difficult...

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#### Relative Position Step-by-Step Lesson

Kindergartners demonstrate their ability to describe the relative positions of two objects. The two problems at the top of the worksheet are followed by written and illustrated explanations of the meanings of inside and “outside.”

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#### Recognize and Draw Shapes

What type of shape is this? Learners practice identifying shape attributes as they name a parallelogram and an oval and count the sides of a cube and a triangle. There are multiple-choice answers for the shape-name questions, so...

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#### Net Match-up

Learners match the correct net with the correct 3D cube. They complete six matches and look at the shapes on the cubes to know which net is its match.

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#### Recognize and Draw Shapes

Each of these 10 shapes comes with a question for learners to answer as they analyze its attributes. They examine the following shapes: hexagon, trapezoid, pentagon, circle, diamond, parallelogram, rectangle, triangle, cube, and oval....

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#### Name the 3 Dimensional Shapes of the Objects

Here are six solid figures for learners to identify. The names are listed along the left side and the shapes pictured on the right. Each shape is shown as a familiar object instead of just a drawing. Figures include a cylinder,...

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#### Cube, Cylinder, Ball

For this cube, cylinder, and ball worksheet, students answer questions about each shape and draw items that are those shapes. Students answer three questions and draw three items.

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#### Two-Dimensional Views of Solid Figures

Elementary schoolers build the figure of cubes given on graph paper and illustrate the figure from the top, the side and from the front.

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#### 3D Cubes Volume

Here is an online geometry activity in which learners complete 10 multiplechoice questions where they find the volume of 3D cubes using multiplication. They can check their answers at the end of the worksheet.

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#### Cube Coloring Problem

Upper elementary and middle schoolers describe the various features of unit cubes, such as edges, corners, and faces. They also discuss how to represent measurements of a cube using exponents before engaging in various thinking and...

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#### Finding Angles, Volume, Area, and Perimeter

Elementary schoolers complete word problems dealing with the different kinds of measurements of different shapes. They solve 10 problems including perimeter, angles, volume, and more.

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#### Nets And Surface Area

Upper graders investigate how to find the surface area when using two-dimensional shapes. They conduct an investigation in groups while working sample problems given during class discussion with the teacher. They also review how to...

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#### Finding Area and Volume

Students calculate surface area and volume. In this measurement lesson, students take their prior knowledge of calculating area and apply it to calculating surface area of a solid figure and the volume of a rectangular prism. This lesson...

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#### Calculating Volume

In this math instructional activity, students complete 21 problems where they must find the volume of cubes and rectangular prisms. Since the formula for finding volume is such an important formula within geometry, this instructional...

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#### The Commutative Cookie

Learners illustrate multiplication problems using Unifix cubes. Some very nice attachments are present in this tasty lesson which uses baked goods to illustrate an array.

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#### Volume and Surface Area, A Sweet Activity

Geometry.... sweet! Using sugar cubes, learners build rectangular prisms of different sizes and shapes. They glue them together and assess volume. Then they color the outer sides to visualize and compute surface area. To make a visceral...

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#### Surface Area of a Cube

Your geometers apply the formula for surface area of a cube in 8 straightforward problems given the measure of a side. Space to work is part of the graphic design. I'd assign it for homework. Give them time to get started in class so you...

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#### Combine Solid Shapes

How many cubes, cylinders and hexagons does it take to build a train? Kindergarteners first color the shapes that are used to make a train. They then count the number of each shape and write that number on the lines provided on this...

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#### Countdown Challenge: Platonic Solids - Part I

Use a Platonic solids worksheet to record the number of faces, edges, and vertices of five polyhedra whose faces, edges, and vertices are all identical. For each figure, learners write a proof of Euler's formula (F+V=E+2). They create a...

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#### Combine Solid Shapes

What shapes are used to make a Jack-in-the-box? What shapes make up a sandcastle? Kindergarteners color the shapes that are used to make the items illustrated on this worksheet. The lesson could be extended by asking the children to name...

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#### I Can Name Them All!

Six 3-D shapes are featured in this figure-recognition book template. As they create a "My 3-D Shapes Book," young scholars place shapes on the appropriate pages, which already have text indicating the shape and its color. Although it is...

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#### Measuring Volume Using Non Standard Units of Measure

Who doesn't love playing with marbles? These, along with cubes and other manipulatives, are used to determine the volume of objects. These non-standard units of measure. help the class determine the length, width, and height of various...

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#### 3-D Cubes

Students investigate cubes. In this geometric solids lesson plan, students review geometric concepts previously taught, then logon to a computer game in which they find cube figures and identify the shadow of hidden cubes.

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#### Math Puzzle: Three Cubes

In this math puzzle: three cubes worksheet, 8th graders solve the puzzle by making cubes with 2 digit numerals on each side, then finding 3 ways for 3 sides to add up to 100, the answer is available online.

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#### Countdown Challenge: Happy Numbers

In this happy numbers instructional activity, learners classify numbers as happy or unhappy. They determine the number is happy if the sum of each digit squared eventually ends in the number one. They indicate a number is unhappy if the...

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#### Exponents with Manipulatives

In this exponents worksheet, students solve and complete 12 different problems that include multiplying various figures. First, they determine the exponent form and whole number form in each figure. Then, students determine the volume in...

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#### Triangular Numbers

In this triangular numbers worksheet, students solve 4 different problems that include the sum of triangular numbers. First, they use the table at the bottom of the sheet to illustrate any counting number expressed as the sum of two or...

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#### Recognizing Geometric Shapes

Comparing shapes can be integral to shape recognition- use this multiple-choice worksheet to help scholars know which is which...and which is not! In 4 questions, students observe multiple figures and identify the quadrilateral,...

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#### Volume Lesson

Name that shape! Your math class identifies cubes and other three-dimensional products. They practice calculating the volume of cubes and identify cubes around them in the classroom. Worksheets and directions are provided.

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#### Surface Area of Solids

In this surface area worksheet, students evaluate the surface area of complex solids. This one-page worksheet contains 3 multi-step problems. Answers are provided.

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#### More or Less

First graders use unifix cubes to understand the concept of more and less. In this comparing lesson, 1st graders are given index cards with the terms more and less on them. Students work in pairs showing more and less with the unifix...

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#### Introduction to Minerals

Students discover how crystal structures go together to create minerals. In this earth science instructional activity, students work in groups to create 3-dimensional shapes of crystals that they then put together in a compact structure.

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#### Surface Area

Sixth graders compute the surface area. For this surface area lesson students are given a set of problems to calculate. They compute the surface area of cubes and rectangular boxes.

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#### Let's Trade (Regrouping to Subtract)

Second graders regroup to subtract. In this math lesson students identify when they need to regroup in order to subtract. They use manipulatives and show their work on their paper.

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#### Geometry Practice: Volume

In this volume worksheet, students find the volume of 6 solids. Students find the volume of rectangular and triangular prisms.

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#### Unit 22: Volume

In this volume worksheet, students determine the volume of cubes, prisms, and assorted shapes. This three-page worksheet is designed for mental computation. Answers are provided beside each question. This three-page worksheet contains...

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#### Making 3-D Frame Structures - Cubes

Students build bridges. In this frame structures lesson, students build bridges and explore the strength of the bridge. Students apply forces to cubes and explore how to create stronger structures.

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#### Patterns

Students explore simple patterns. In this mathematical thinking geometry lesson, students repeat clapping and snapping patterns, and determine what comes next in sound and movement patterns. Students recite "Hey, Diddle, Diddle," then...

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#### Cylinders and Cones

In this geometric shapes worksheet, students answer 6 questions about geometric figures. For each question, a diagram of a geometric figure is shown and students are asked to choose the correct name for the figure shown.

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#### Building a Box

Students create different two dimensional nets that can be folded to create a cube. In this visual spacial awareness lesson, students explore different ways that two-dimensional objects can be laid out to create a three dimensional cube.

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#### Stacking Cubes

Third graders create 3-dimensional models. In this geometry lesson, 3rd graders create 3-dimensional visual representations of cubes that they craft from 2-dimensional examples in order to investigate the differences between the 2.

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#### Pretzel and Marshmallow Solids

Third graders build a cube. For this three-dimensional figures lesson plan, 3rd graders define vocabulary used to classify solid figures. Then, students apply what they have learned by building a cube made of pretzel sticks and...

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#### Volume

For this volume worksheet, students determine the number of cuboids needed to create a rectangular prism of a particular size. They determine the mass, volume and density of cereal boxes. Students determine the volume of rectangular...

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#### Unit 22: Volume

For this volume worksheet, students determine the volume of rectangular prisms. Students examine diagrams, tables and short story problems to determine information needed to find the volume. This ten-page worksheet contains approximately...

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#### Quick Cubes: Area

In this area worksheet, students are given a picture of three different cubes made up of smaller blocks. Students then must look at the picture and answer questions about each cube.

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#### Identifying Solids

In this matching shapes and objects activity, students match objects with the same shape as a cube, sphere, cone, and cylinder. Students solve four problems.

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#### Intermediate Matching -- Shapes

Learners match the following 10 shapes by drawing a line from their names to their pictures: circle, square, rectangle, cylinder, cube, sphere, oval, triangle, octagon and hexagon. This geometry worksheet provides excellent practice for...

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#### Solid Figures

In this solid figures activity, 5th graders are given six objects in which they are asked to chose which solid figure each object looks like. Students are provided a visual of each solid figure.

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#### Problem Solving Strategies

In this problem solving strategies worksheet, students solve and complete 14 different word problems that include determining distance and various measurements. First, they determine the order in which girls named finished a race. Then,...

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#### Create a Cube

For this create a cube worksheet, 5th graders complete 4 grids by marking the point named by each ordered pair and then connect the points in the order they are named. Students create 4 new ordered pairs to be added to one of the grids.

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#### Volume and Surface Area

In this volume and surface area worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 10 different word problems that include measuring various solids and cylinders. First, they determine the surface area of a cube and the edge of it. Then,...

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#### Decimals and Percents

In this decimals and percents instructional activity, 8th graders solve 26 different types of problems that include expressing numbers as a decimal and a percent. Then they change each number to fractions and determine the unknown number...

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#### Probability

In this mathematics worksheet, 6th graders identify what probability is and what it measures. They write the number of favorable and possible outcomes for each and display as a ratio.

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#### My Shoe: Measurement Activity

In this measurement worksheet, students will put their shoe on their paper and trace around it. Then students will color in blank unifix cubes to match the length of their shoe.

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#### Attributes & Nets of a Cube

Third graders engage in a lesson that focuses on the attributes and forming of a cube. They construct a cube using different combinations while comparing a square with only two-dimensions. Students fold paper while following the...

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#### The Cube and Coin Challenges

Second graders participate in several games based on colored cubes and coins. They try to figure out the relative rate at which things happen and assess the concept of playing a fair game with their peers. Each student compare familiar...

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#### Making Patterns - Create, Analyze, and Predict

Fourth graders practice making patterns using Unifix cubes and identify, analyze, and determine rules for describing numerical patterns involving operations and nonnumerical growing patterns. They also find an example of a pattern in...

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#### Candy Bar Fractions

Second graders listen to "The Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar Fraction Book" by Jerry Pallotta before working with unifix cubes, making a model of a candy bar, in order to learn more about fractions. Students complete an included worksheet...

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#### Downtown: Exploring Solids, Boxes, and Communities

Third graders spend time handling, observing, constructing, and describing three dimensional shapes. They discover strategies to compute the number of cubes that fit inside a rectangular box. Students work together in groups to create...

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#### Cubes and Volume

Fifth graders are introduced to the concept of volume. They work with three different interactive websites to manipulate cubes to enhance their knowledge of volume. Students find the volume of a cube given the length, width and height of...

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#### The Five Number Game

Students explain what it means to square numbers. They explain what it means to cube numbers. Students define prime numbers using their own language. They are introduced to the problem by playing one game as a class.

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#### New Boxes From Old

Young scholars find the volume and surface area of a rectangular box (e.g., a cereal box), and then figure out how to convert that box into a new, cubical box having the same volume as the original. As they construct the new, cube-shaped...

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#### What to Do with Leftovers

Second graders solve real world division story problems using unifix cubes. They read "A Remainder of One" and discuss the concept of remainders. They solve the division problems first with the cubes and then write the problem and answer...

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#### Recognize and Draw Shapes Word Problems

It's time for a geometry warm up! Geometry scholars examine a figure to determine its name from a list of four choices. The figure, a trapezoid, is large enough for the whole class to see if you were to project this. An explanation at...

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#### Which One Could Make This Shape?

Explore two and three-dimensional shapes. Learners first examine three 2-D shapes and determine which of three 3-D figures could have made that shape. The wording here is a bit confusing; make sure your kids understand what it is asking....

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#### Geometric Shapes: Which Item?

Which item is shaped like a cone? Give students a chance to compare shapes, determining which item represents the prompted shape or figure (and which don't). Through 4 multiple-choice questions, scholars identify a cone, a cube, a...

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#### Magic Cards

In this magic cards worksheet, learners identify and complete 5 different cards that include various numbers on them. First, they cut out each of the cards illustrated and ask a friend to think of a number between 1 and 31. Then,...

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#### Geometry

Use this resource as an anticipatory set before a lesson on geometric shapes. A hidden picture slowly appears to reveal a circle, cube, and cylinder. It is a colorful presentation.

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#### Three Dimensional Figures

In this geometry activity, students draw different views, describe patterns, count units, and answer short answer questions with shapes containing cubes. This activity would be an excellent homework assignment.

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#### Surface Area Formulas

In this geometry worksheet, students complete 21 problems where they find the surface area of pyramids, cubes, and rectangular prisms. This excellent worksheet would be an ideal quiz, or homework assignment.

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#### Regrouping

Young scholars practice regrouping using the wonderful manipulative - unifix cubes. Once they have a tactile understanding of regrouping, students complete 5 worksheets containing addition problems that require regrouping. The worksheets...

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#### Comparing Sets

Young scholars count back with cubes to model subtraction problems. In this subtraction lesson plan, students compare sets of problems and record their results in a table.

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#### Volume of a Cube without a Picture

In this geometry worksheet, middle schoolers draw and calculate the volume of a cube from the given side length measured in metric or customary. There are 8 questions with provided workspace.

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#### Surface Area of Cube Worksheet

In this surface area instructional activity, students compute the total surface area of a cube when given the length of one side. This two-page instructional activity contains 8 problems. Answers are provided.

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#### Blue Cube, 27 Little Cubes

For this geometry worksheet, 10th graders calculate how many blue face. Students calculate the volume of the two cubes. There is an answer key.

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#### Use logical reasoning

In this logical reasoning worksheet, students listen to the clues and cross out the cubes that do not match the answer. Students complete 2 problems.

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#### Cube: Print and Color

In this word recognition worksheet, learners trace the word "cube", write the word independently, and color the picture of the shape

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#### Surface area of a cube

In this surface area of a cube worksheet, students answer short answer questions on how to find the surface area and calculating the equation for different problems. Students answer 7 questions.

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#### Geometry Skills

In this geometry skills worksheet, students examine 6 geometric figures and identify them as spheres, cylinders, cones, or cubes.

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#### Geometry Skills 2

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#### Identifying Shapes: Cubes, Triangles, Cones and Spheres

In this identifying shapes worksheet, students tell which shapes in sets are named, choosing from cube, triangle, cone or sphere. A reference web site is given for additional activities.

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#### Complete the Addition Fact Using Cubes

In this addition with cubes learning exercise, students count the cubes, and write the addends and sum to solve the addition problem.

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#### Missing addend - sums with 8 and 9

In this missing addend worksheet, 2nd graders are given the sums of 8 or 9 and they have to write the missing addends to the addition problem given to them represented by cubes. Students complete 16 problems.

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#### Place Value to 100

Students use cubes to show the place value of numbers up to 100. In this place value lesson plan, students use cubes to show how to make 2 digit numbers.

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#### Area, Perimeter and Volume

In this area, perimeter and volume learning exercise, learners solve and complete 12 various types of problems. First, they calculate the value for each variable in the triangle shown. Then, students find the distance of the ladder...

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#### Related Rates

For this related rates worksheet, students solve and complete 6 various types of word problems. First, they determine how fast the volume changes when an edge is a given number of centimeters. Then, students find the values of each...

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#### Shapes

In this shapes review worksheet, students respond to 6 drawing and short answer questions pertaining to the cube, cylinder, and ball shown.

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#### Analyzing Cubes

In this analyzing cubes worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 6 different types of problems. First, they organize the given data into the table provided. Then, students study the patterns in the table and tell whether the pattern of...

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#### Two and Three-Dimensional Shapes

In this two and three-dimensional learning exercise, students identify shapes of solids. They name the number of faces in each figure. This two-page learning exercise contains 10 multiple-choice problems.

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#### Volume of Prisms, Pyramids, Cylinders, and Cones

In this volume activity, students determine the volume of prisms, pyramids, cylinders and cones. They find the volume of shaded regions. This two-page activity contains 22 multi-step problems.

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#### Exploring Geometric Solids

In this geometric solids worksheet, students identify the shape of the face of a solid. They list the number of sides on each face, the number of faces and edges This one-page worksheet contains 33 problems.

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#### Laws of Exponents

In this laws of exponents learning exercise, 9th graders solve and complete 29 various types of problems. First, they simplify each expression. Then, students evaluate each monomial for the given values. They also determine the area of a...

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#### Problem Solving with Math

In this cube activity, students use the first two sets of cubes with specific volume and surface area to help them construct the second set of cubes. Students find the surface area and volume for both cubes. Students then use that...

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#### Drawings, Nets, and Other Models

In this drawings, nets, and other models worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 9 various types of problems. First, they make an isometric drawing of each cube structure. Then, students make a foundation and an orthographic drawing...

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#### Estimate Volume: Problem Solving

In this estimating volume worksheet, 7th graders use the diagram of unit cubes to solve problem 1. Students then complete the three remaining problems using unit cubes and estimating for volume.

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#### Estimate Volume: English Learners

In this English Learners estimating volume worksheet, 7th graders use unit cubes to help them answer the five questions. Students also draw their own solid cube using the specific directions.

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#### Algebra: Volume of Rectangular Prisms: Reteach

In this rectangular prisms worksheet, 7th graders review two steps to help them find volume for the rectangular prisms using unit cubes. Students then find the volume for each illustrated prism and the list of lists of length, width, and...

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#### Cubic Number Worksheet

In this cubic number worksheet, students find the cubes of 24 one and two digit numbers. They enter the answers on-line and print the pages as needed.

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#### Problem-Solving Strategy

In this problem-solving strategy learning exercise, 8th graders solve and complete 9 different problems. First, they solve each word problems described by using the guess and check method. Then, students find the volume of a rectangular...

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#### Time and Volume

In this time and volume worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 10 various types of problems. First, they determine the type of transformation applied in the first box. Then, students draw a 90 degree clockwise rotation of the given...

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#### Cubes and Cylinders

In this geometry worksheet, students identify cubes and cylinders by coloring a given number of each shape red, green, blue, or yellow.

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#### Revise Identifying 3-D Shapes

In this 3-D shapes instructional activity, students practice identifying 8 3-D shapes with their following precise names: cube, cuboid, square based pyramid, cone, cylinder, tetrahedron, octagonal prism and hexagonal prism.

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#### Relating Solid and Plane Shapes

For this shapes worksheet, 1st graders look at and study the first shape on each of 4 rows and then circle the multiple choice object next to each one with a face that matches the first shape.

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#### Sunshine Math - K

In this math skills worksheet, students answer the 6 questions on the worksheet using various math skills. Students practice counting, adding, drawing, measuring and working with shapes.

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#### Recognizing the Names of 3-D Shapes

In this recognizing the names of 3-D shapes worksheet, students match the names of the shapes with the picture of the shape. They join each shape to its name which includes cube, triangular prism, hexagonal prism, and cylinder.

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#### Faces, Vertices, and Edges

In this dimension identification worksheet, students test their knowledge on faces, vertices, and edges. The worksheet has helpful diagrams to assist students.

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#### Probability Worksheet

In this probability worksheet, students solve and complete 10 different problems that include determining the outcomes of various events. First, they roll a die once to determine the probability of getting a specific number. Then,...

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#### Triangles

In this triangles worksheet, 10th graders solve 10 different problems that include determining the measurement of various angles. First, they determine the area of a triangle illustrated on the sheet. Then, students use the picture to...

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#### Cubes Make Shapes

In this visual thinking worksheet, students solve 9 problems in which cubes are counted in each geometric shape. Students write the number of cubes they see.

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#### Surface Area and Volume

In this surface area and volume worksheet, 10th graders solve 10 different problems that include various rectangular solids. First, they add the area of the sides and the area of the top and bottom to get the surface area. Then, students...

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#### Probability

In this probability worksheet, 8th graders solve 10 different problems that include determining various events of probability. First, they determine the odds of an event given the ratio. Then, students use a fraction to express the...

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#### Similar Solids

In this similar solids learning exercise, 10th graders solve 10 different problems that include comparing the volumes of similar solids. First, they determine the volume of a cube given its sides. Then, students determine what will...

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#### Probability Problems

In this probability worksheet, 8th graders solve 10 different word problems that involve the words AND or OR. First, they roll a die and determine the probability that the value of roll will be a multiple of 5 or 11. Then, students use a...

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#### Volume

In this volume worksheet, 8th graders solve and complete 6 different short answer questions and problems that relate to volume. First, they determine the number of cubes found altogether that has a given length, width and height. Then,...

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#### Volume and Surface Area of Solids

In this solids worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 10 different word problems that include determining the volume and surface area of various solids. First, they determine the surface area of a cube as described. Then, students...