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Pool Services

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Especially right before summer, kids may be thinking about swimming pools! Take advantage of this thought and get them calculating surface area of this 3-D figure as if they were going to repaint a pool. 
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Sugar Crystal Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
Blow your learners' minds with a sweet lesson on nanotechnology that uses sugar to demonstrate the difference nanoscale surface area makes in dissolving and crystal formation. Plenty of supportive background information is read to...
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Nano Waterproofing

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
This lesson will make an impact, especially on scientist-athletes who may have an interest in waterproof clothing! Acting as materials engineers, they work collaboratively on waterproofing pieces of cotton fabric. This challenge is...
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Exploring at the Nanoscale

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
Nano-nano! Nanotechnology can seem like it's from another planet! After learning about this tiny technology, collaborative groups experiment with how smaller particles affect chemical reactions. They do this by immersing a whole and a...
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Teach Surface Area and Volume in the Most Engaging Way!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Build a Zarcon-proof home as a math activity that will provide tremendous advantages for engagement, for differentiation, and for mastery of concepts. This activity focuses specifically on surface area and volume using mathematical...
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2002 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad National Exam - Part III

For Students 9th - 12th
Two laboratory problems are put forth for chemistry students. They are to plan and carry out an experiment that will answer each of the questions. The first asks them to investigate a relationship between the surface area of a potato and...
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How Big Can a Bee Be?

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Mathematicians analyze the relationships between surface area and volume. They conduct Internet research, conduct various experiments, record the data in a spreadsheet, and graph the results and compare the rate of increase of surface...
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Identifying and Explaining Reactions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce high schoolers to chemical reactions with this series of activities. In a little over an hour, scientists observe four gas-producing reactions: the combination of hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide, placing pasta in...
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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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Surface Area Nets

For Teachers 5th
Two-dimensional representations of three-dimensional objects are used to solve problems involving volume and surface area. Pupils utilize orthographic maps to model properties of geometric figures. This high-quality lesson presents...
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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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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.4

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Malik thinks he knows the surface area of a rectangular prism, but is he right? Provided with a net of the three-dimensional figure labeled with its dimensions, young mathematicians must determine whether or not Malik's...
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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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Nets

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Who doesn't like presents? In this three-day introduction to surface area and nets, middle schoolers wrap boxes as a hands-on exploration. They analyze rectangular and triangular prisms and try to form the appropriate nets.
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Volume of Pyramid

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
Go beyond the basic formulas and uncover the surface area and volume of 3-D shapes with this comprehensive and organized worksheet packet. The problems include the basic formula computations while also challenging your learners to derive...
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Dry My Laundry!

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
Meant to be a pre-field trip instructional activity, this can also serve as a cute and simple activity to use when your little ones are learning about evaporation or surface area. The children cut tiny t-shirts out of paper towel...
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Find Surface Area of Cubes and Prisms by Pulling them Apart

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
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 Find the Lateral and Surface Areas of a Cone if You Don't Know the Slant Height?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Did you know you can use the Pythagorean theorem to find the slant height of a cone? You can! Just watch this tutorial and see how you can find the lateral and surface area of a given cone using slant height and the Pythagorean theorem.
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How Do You Find the Lateral and Surface Areas of a Cone?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The lateral surface area of a cone. Hmmm, what does that mean? Oh, it means the part you see if the cone was sitting on a flat surface, so it does not include the base. But if you want to include the base then it would be finding the...
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Painting a Barn

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
When painting a barn you have to calculate surface area, and that is exactly what this resource is about. Not only will your future home owners calculate the surface area, but also the cost. It is a real-life problem that every that...
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Measuring Prisms and Cylinders

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Cereal boxes, food cans, and a great set of worksheets enable learners to practice measuring surface area and volume. They collect data and experiment with a variety of rectangular prisms and cylinders commonly found in the recycle bin....
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Surface Area and Volume

For Students 8th
In 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...