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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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Assessment Task 6.G.4

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Put young mathematicians' problem-solving skills to the test with this geometry activity. Provided with a context involving the painting of a chest in the shape of a rectangular prism, they must determine possible dimensions of the chest...
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Exit Ticket 6.G.4

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Assess young mathematicians' ability to calculate surface area with a simple exit ticket exercise. Using the provided length, width, and height of a a tissue box, they find the figure's surface area using labeled drawings to support...
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Writing Task 6.G.2

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Young mathematicians help figure out how much it will cost to fill Kaylea's sandbox in this real-world geometry problem. Given the dimensions of the sandbox and the cost of sand, students must use their knowledge of volume and unit rates...
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Exit Ticket 6.G.2

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
How big is Bert's fish tank? Given the tank's dimensions, young mathematicians are asked to determine its total volume, as well as the volume of water that would fill a certain fraction of the tank.
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Five Question Quiz 6.G.2

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Thoroughly assess young mathematicians' understanding of volume and cubic units with this five question quiz. Including a variety of questions, this assessment asks students to calculate the volume of cubes and rectangular prisms, as...
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Gift Wrap Homework

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Use this gift-wrapping task as a surprise quiz when working with surface area of three-dimensional figures. Given the dimensions of a box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch® cereal and a sheet of wrapping paper, gift-givers must determine if the...
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Volume of Rectangular Prisms with Fractional Side Lengths

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
How much carpet goes on the floor and how much space will be available for storage in a game closet that they help design? With this task, collaborators use formulas for area and volume. They also complete a Venn diagram comparing these...
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Comparing Volumes of Cereal Boxes

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Explore the deceptive world of food packaging with this fun math activity. Using prior knowledge about measuring the volume of three-dimensional figures, young mathematicians determine the difference between the volume of cereal boxes...
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How Do You Find the Volume of a Rectangular Prism?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Do you know the formula needed to determine the area of a rectangular prism? If you don't it's ok, because this video will refresh your memory, then help you use the formula to find the volume of a rectangular prism. Algebra is used to...
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Physics 152 ~ Fall 2003 Midterm Exam #3, Parts A, B

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Illuminated physics stars show what they know about light by taking this exam. They match several related vocabulary terms to descriptions and answer multiple choice questions about the characteristics of light, magnification, and...
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Surface Area and Volume

For Students 8th
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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Shape It Up, Ship It Out!

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Middle schoolers determine the volume of three-dimensional figures. In this shape it up lesson, learners calculate the volume of a cone, cylinder, and a rectangular prism. They determine the most efficient and cost effective way to...
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Problem-Solving Application: Use a Formula - Homework 21.7

For Students 4th - 7th
Learners use length and width, height and length, and area and volume to solve surface areas. They solve four word problems.
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Volume - Practice 18.6

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
This handout focuses math pupils on calculating the volume of rectangular prisms. It is straightforward in that there are 12 boxes with the three important dimensions labeled, and two word problems that provide the same information. For...
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Volume - Problem Solving 18.6

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
It's always important to apply mathematical concepts to real-world scenarios. On this worksheet, individuals compute the volume of a sandbox and a few different containers in a set of five word problems. Include this as a homework for...
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Surface Area and Volume

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Upper graders identify the surface area and attributes of figures that are measurable. They estimate, measure, and record perimeter, area, temperature change, and elapsed time, using a variety of strategies. They also determine the...
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Problem Solving Application: Use a Formula - Practice 21.7

For Students 7th
In this mathematical formulas worksheet, 7th graders read the word problems and determine with mathematical formula to use to solve the problem. Students complete five problems.
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Volume and Surface Area

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
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

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
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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Plane Shapes and Solid Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
The class is introduced to plane figures and solid shapes. They learn to recognize the characteristics of two and three dimensional shapes by working with cut outs of plane shapes and by touching solid objects. They explore what it means...
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How Do You Find the Lateral and Surface Areas of a Rectangular Prism?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What are lateral faces? How do you find the area of all the lateral faces? What to do with the perimeter of the base? Then what do you do with those values? You use it to help determine the total lateral area of a rectangle. Yes, more...
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Name the 3 Dimensional Shapes of the Objects

For Students K - 1st
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,...