Surface Area and Volume of a Cylinder

This Surface Area and Volume of a Cylinder lesson plan also includes:

Surface area or volume? Pupils first review the difference between surface area and volume. They then use a two-dimensional net that helps them develop formulas for the surface area and volume of cylinders.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have the class measure surface area and volume of real-world cylinders
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals should be able to calculate areas of circles and rectangles
  • Determine whether learners should have access to calculators and/or use 3.14 for pi
Pros

  • Provides printable net of cylinder
Cons

  • No additional practice problems
Common Core