Here is another set of infoNotes and activities I use for a unit. Area App Before we begin surface area and volume, we make area apps to review area formulas. This is a fun activity and students really enjoy doing it. infoNotes SA Prisms & Cylinders SA Pyramids & Cones Volume of Solids SA and… Continue reading Surface Area & Volume infoNotes

# Category: Volume

## Go Fly A Kite

My colleague and friend, Danyelle, has done this kite construction project for a number of years during summer school. She first saw it at a conference many years ago. We decided to try it last year during the school year and then the pandemic closed school and we didn't get to do it. When the… Continue reading Go Fly A Kite

## Surface Area and Volume – all the goods

As promised, here is a compilation of all my area, surface are and volume projects and activities. Online Calculator click Exit Tickets click Area Area App click Application click Surface Area Application Application for Surface Area Build A Robot Bonus Activity in my book Make Math Not Suck Volume & Spheres Application Volume and Spheres Application Popcorn… Continue reading Surface Area and Volume – all the goods

## Area, Surface Area, and Volume Exit Tickets

I love this unit because it is so applicable. I have shared many ideas to use during this unit and next week I will combine everything together in one post so it's easier to access. This post will focus on my exit tickets. I've taught surface area and volume using the formula for all of… Continue reading Area, Surface Area, and Volume Exit Tickets

## Surface Area and Volume Calculator

I am a huge proponent of application when application is possible. I realize sometimes application is not possible at the level you are teaching. For example, my senior son was working on Calculus the other day and had to recall the exponent rules from Algebra 1 (8th grade for him). He hasn't needed to use… Continue reading Surface Area and Volume Calculator

## Volume and Spheres Application

Installment three of the area, surface area, and volume application problems. I know some of you have been using these and I hope they are working out well. Area application can be found here. Surface area application can be found here. In this post I have included volume application problems and application for surface area… Continue reading Volume and Spheres Application

## Creating Popcorn Containers

I love taking boring problems from the book and turning them into fun learning experiences. A boring word problem was the beginning of this task. The actual prompt (which I can't seem to find anymore) gave two popcorn containers, one a cylinder and one a cone, and asked the relationship between the volumes. I saw… Continue reading Creating Popcorn Containers