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Recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.

 
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Discovering Volume (Part 1)

5th Grade Math » Unit: Shapes & Their Attributes (Geometry)
5th Grade Math » Unit: Shapes & Their Attributes (Geometry)
Julie Kelley
Tyngsborough, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students work with manipulatives to make discoveries about volume.

 
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Geometry Scavenger Hunt - Basic Shapes

5th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
5th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
Cathy Skinner
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

You only need to open your eyes to discover geometry is everywhere!

 
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students hunting for basic geometric
   

Design a Cereal Box: Volume

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Jessica Field
Kenansville, NC
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students create and measure cereal boxes in order to determine volume to solve a real world manufacturing problem.

 
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cerealboxvolumeclipart
   

Discovering Volume (Part 2)

5th Grade Math » Unit: Shapes & Their Attributes (Geometry)
5th Grade Math » Unit: Shapes & Their Attributes (Geometry)
Julie Kelley
Tyngsborough, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students build a conceptual understanding of volume by using cubes to support their thinking.

 
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Volume - Building and Measuring

5th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
5th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
Cathy Skinner
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Volume - Build it , Measure it!

 
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explaining
   

Perimeter Introduction and Exploration

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Cathy Skinner
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

When dimensions change the perimeter, and area, can remain the same!

 
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perimeter
   

What Happened to My Soap ?

4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Using a bar of soap, students discover the meaning of erosion.

 
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kyaking near black hawk
   

Length x Width x Height, Gives You the Vooooolume!

6th Grade Science » Unit: Scientific Measuring and Variable Testing
6th Grade Science » Unit: Scientific Measuring and Variable Testing
David Kujawski
East Walpole, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students learn a fun song about calculating the volume of rectangular solids that they will be singing all the way home, and possibly in their sleep.

 
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cubic volume picture
   

Attributes of Solid Figures

5th Grade Math » Unit: Volume
5th Grade Math » Unit: Volume
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

No mystery involved here!

Standards:
 
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mystery
   

Perfect Packing - Volume Day 2

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Jessica Field
Kenansville, NC
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Pack the boxes perfectly, so nothing will leak!

 
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skyscraper
   

Volume Review

5th Grade Math » Unit: Volume
5th Grade Math » Unit: Volume
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

I got this!

 
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we can
   

Naming Solid Figures

5th Grade Math » Unit: Volume
5th Grade Math » Unit: Volume
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Sticky Math!

 
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Open Nets

5th Grade Math » Unit: Volume
5th Grade Math » Unit: Volume
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Pentomino Time!

 
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tetris
   

Practice with Solid Figures

5th Grade Math » Unit: Volume
5th Grade Math » Unit: Volume
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Open Says A Me!

 
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polyhedron
   

Fixed Volume

5th Grade Math » Unit: Volume
5th Grade Math » Unit: Volume
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Beans, beans, the magical volume tool.

 
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A cube with side length 1 unit, called a “unit cube,” is said to have “one cubic unit” of volume, and can be used to measure volume.

A solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes is said to have a volume of n cubic units.

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