This Learning About Surface Area and Volume lesson plan also includes:
Plan a dinner party. Using a book by Marilyn Burns as a context, pupils learn about the relationships between area and perimeter and surface area and volume. The hands-on activities have learners rearrange tables and cut up meatballs to bring their learning to life.
- Use actual tables and chairs to illustrate the situation in the task
- The activities work either as stations or with everyone completing each task together
- Requires the book Spaghetti and Meatballs for All! by Marilyn Burns
- Includes answer sheets
- Provides background information to the reason behind the activity