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#### Pool Services

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

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

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

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!

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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?

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?

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

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

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

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...