Total Surface Area and Volume Investigation

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

              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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