6.1 Area, Surface Area, Volume

Intro Lesson

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Advertising Aged

How much of what you see is advertising? Students use decomposition to calculate the areas of irregularly shaped billboards from Times Square in 1938 and 2015 and describe how much of the visual field is occupied by advertisements.

Topic: Geometry (G), Number and Operations -- Fractions (NF)

Middle Lesson

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Tricks of the Tray'd

What's the best way to design a food tray? Students calculate the volumes of rectangular prisms and use that information to design a cafeteria tray that looks good and holds a balanced meal.

Topic: Geometry (G)

Culminating Lesson

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Ice Cubed

What size ice cubes should you put in your drink? Students use surface area, volume, and rates to explore the relationship between the size of ice cubes and how good they are at doing their job: chilling.

Topic: Geometry (G), Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP)