# Total Surface Area and Volume Investigation

#### What's Included

• Smart Notebooks Presentation
• Interactive Excel File
• Activ Inspire Flipchart
• Lesson Plan
• Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
• Differentiated Worksheet

# Total Surface Area and Volume Investigation

Students investigate possible surface areas given a fixed volume of a prism.  As learning progresses they consider how to extend the surface area to infinity by considering non-integer lengths.
##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to calculate a Total Surface Area when given a cuboid’s volume.
• Most students should be able to calculate multiple Total Surface Areas when given a fixed volume.
• Some students should be able to calculate the multiple total surface areas when given a fixed volume of a compound prism
Volume and Total Surface Area of 3D Shapes

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