Assessment

Volume of Prism

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The area is essential to volume. As part of the review for the General Certificate of Secondary Education math assessment, a helpful video covers how to find the volume of several common 3-D figures. Pupils use the general volume formula of the area of a cross-section times the height, to find the volume of several types of prisms.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • For composite shapes, have groups calculate the volume differently and confirm they arrive at the same volume
Classroom Considerations
  • Individuals should be able to find the area of a variety of geometric shapes
  • Volume of the prisms instruction ends at 8:35 in the video
Pros
  • Shows the calculations needed to determine the volume
  • The video contains problems where more information is given than needed to ensure scholars know the measurements used to calculate the volume
Cons
  • None