Total Surface Area and Volume Investigation

Total Surface Area and Volume Investigation
Total Surface Area and Volume Investigation
Total Surface Area and Volume Investigation

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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
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Volume and Total Surface Area of 3D Shapes
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