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Light - Stop Faking It!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This well-designed presentation covers many important aspects of the science behind light. In it, pupils view slides that have a lot of the important vocabulary associated with science, slides of famous scientists who made important...
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Fall 2003 Midterm Exam #3

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Let there be light! When your physics learners take this midterm exam, light will be their focus. They will show what they know about electromagnetic waves, interference, refraction, reflection, lenses, prisms, and more! The test is...
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Living in a Geometrical World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in a series of hand-on, online, and multimedia activities to examine 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional shapes. They describe common geometric solids. They construct rectangular prisms using straws and ribbon.
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Light Week

For Teachers 1st
First graders experiment with prisms to explore sequence of colors of light created.
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Volume of Rectangular Prism and Cylinder

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners calculate volume of rectangular prisms and cylinders. They draw and label figures to use the formulas to calculate the volume of rectangular prisms. In addition, they use objects to calculate volume in a hands on activity.
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Prisms, Pyramids, and Nets

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students compare and contrast the characteristics of prisms and pyramids. In groups, they are given different colored construction paper to make rectanglar prisms. They identify the shapes of the faces and record the number of faces,...
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Castles On The Ground (2D & 3D Shapes)

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Explore the relationship between 2D and 3D shapes by having your class view representation of shapes and investigate their symmetry. They will create a solid object from diagrams and describe the reflection or rotational symmetry. In the...
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Prisms-Turn Up The Volume

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Identify the length, width, and height of prisms. Critical thinkers calculate the volume of prisms given small amounts of information. They derive the formula given the length, width and height.
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Family Activity: Gift Wrapping - Surface Area

For Students 9th - 12th
In this surface area worksheet, high schoolers solve 6 short answer problems. Students determine the amount of gift wrap paper needed to cover a rectangular box using surface area formulas.
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3-D Attributes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore geometric solids. In this geometry lesson, students listen to the book The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns, then work in groups to sort geometric solids into various categories. Students define geometric solids...
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Volume and Surface Area

For Students 9th - 12th
In this volume and surface area worksheet, students find the volume and surface area of 8 prisms and cylinders. Students find the volume and surface area given a diagram with various measurements labeled.
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Math Regents Exam Questions: Surface Area and Volumes

For Students 9th - 12th
In this surface area and volume worksheet, high schoolers solve 4 short answer and multiple choice problems.  Students find the volume and surface area of cylinders and prisms.
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Geometry: Calculating Volumes

For Students 9th - 12th
In this volume worksheet, learners find the volume of 6 prisms/cylinders.  Students use a picture and given measurements of the prisms/cylinders to find the volume.
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Cylinders and Cones

For Students 4th - 5th
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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Internet Quest: Bottled Light

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students conduct research. In this lighting instructional activity, students define bottled lights. Students research and answer questions about buying bottled light, create a poster to increase the sales of bottled light, write a sales...
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Box It Up

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders make boxes. In this prisms lesson, 5th graders read the book Counting on Frank and discuss the different things that the boy measures. Students make boxes of various sizes using graph paper and find their volume.
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Visualize 3-D Objects and Make Nets of Common Solids

For Students 3rd - 5th
Prisms are the focus of this geometry worksheet. Students count the number of parts of a prism and chart 26 answers. Vocabulary such as: "faces," "edges," and "verticies" are taught. A well-designed math worksheet!
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Exploration of Light

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders observe the video, Exploring Light and Color. They access a website to create their own light show. They conduct lab experiments to investigate refraction, reflection,and other light-related topics.
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Surface Area and Volume

For Students 10th
In this geometry worksheet, 10th graders determine the lateral area, surface area, and volume of pyramids and prisms.  The one page worksheet contains five problems.  Answers are not included. 
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Classify Prisms

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners classify prisms according to their attributes. For this classifying prisms lesson, students explore different prisms. Learners generate observations of the attributes and classify the prism correctly.
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Exploring the Properties of Rectangular Prisms.

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students define properties of rectangular prisms. In this geometry instructional activity, students identify the relationship between two and three dimensional objects. They use Cabri technology to graph their figures.
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Geometry: Calculating Volumes

For Students 6th - 8th
For this volume worksheet, students find the volume of 8 prisms.   Students are given the length, width, and height of each prism.
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Collecting the Rays

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the affect shape has on the ability of a solar panel to collect sunlight.  In this collecting sunlight using a solar panel lesson, students determine which solar panel shape collects the most sunlight.  Students use...
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Finding Patterns in Pyramids and Prisms

For Students 4th
In this finding patterns in pyramids and prisms worksheet, 4th graders use two tables showing faces, edges and vertices for pyramids and prisms to answer six questions about the patterns.