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Surface Area and Volume Formulas

Grade Level Grades 3-5
Resource Type Lesson Plan
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A project-based lesson where students take on the role of Senior Designer at Packagings R Us. They will need to design the perfect box (rectangular prism) for an item that they will be bringing in.

An extension is to have students do a cost analysis for designing 100 boxes.

PDF version of the video lesson can be found by visiting www.familymathnight.com and clicking on 'Math' then the 'Resources' button.

CCSS: 5.MD.3; 5. MD.4; 5.MD.5
TEKS: 4th grade 5C, 5D, 8C; 5th grade 4G, 4H, 6A, 6B

Standards

Recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.
Relate volume to the operations of multiplication and addition and solve real world and mathematical problems involving volume.

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1 Review
Project based work
scappelli
July 30, 2013