7.G.B.6

Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two- and three-dimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms.

 
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7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometric Measurement
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Time to get wet! Water will fly as students test the relationship between the volume of a pyramid and a prism.

 
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Area of Composite Shapes Using a Grid

7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
Grant Harris
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students find the area of shapes using grid paper and markers.

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areaofirregularshape
   

Surface Area of Composite Shapes

7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
Grant Harris
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

If a student can find the area of a basic polygon, they can find the surface area of a composite shape.

 
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surfaceareaofcompositeshapes exitticket docx doc
   

Density of Gases

8th Grade Science » Unit: Heat Transfer and Interactions of Matter
8th Grade Science » Unit: Heat Transfer and Interactions of Matter
Ryan Keser
Brookline, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This investigation uses a simple method that allows for capturing the gas released from a chemical reaction to help students determine the density of the released gas.

 
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Renovate a Park by Applying Radicals and Formulas

Algebra I » Unit: Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents
Algebra I » Unit: Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The main purpose of this lesson is for students to solve real world problems that require problem solving skills and perseverance.

 
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park renovation
   

Write It Wednesday Surface Area

7th Grade Math » Unit: 3-D Measurements
7th Grade Math » Unit: 3-D Measurements
Jada Jackson
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How much paper do you need?

 
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wiw surface area box
   

Area of Irregular Figures - How do you break up a figure?

7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometric Measurement
7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometric Measurement
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Expert students will lead the lesson as students apply prior knowledge of area to composite figures.

 
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comp fig
   

Surface Area and Volume Centers -5 Days of Enrichment and/or Remediation

7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometric Measurement
7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometric Measurement
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students demonstrating proficiency with surface area and volume rotate through a variety of performance tasks, while other students get small group instruction and a retest.

 
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Volume of Prisms - How are base area and volume of a prism related?

7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometric Measurement
7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometric Measurement
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Volume is related to area – what?! Students get to make connections to volume through the idea of “stacked” area.

 
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volume of prisms pic
   

Working Backwards with Formulas - How do I undo a formula?

7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometric Measurement
7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometric Measurement
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

It’s more fun to go in reverse, just ask Mater! This lesson requires students to manipulate formulas to solve for unknown values.

 
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Surface Area of a Triangular Prism - What shape is the base?

7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometric Measurement
7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometric Measurement
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students make connections to prior learning of surface area of a rectangular prism, which allows them to develop of a method for finding surface area of a triangular prism on their own.

 
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surface area of a triangular prism pic
   

Area of Composite Shapes

7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
Grant Harris
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students build on the previous lesson to find the area of composite shapes.

 
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areaofirregularshape
   

Exploring Volume and Surface Area with Unifix Cubes

7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
Grant Harris
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We’re using unifix cubes. It’s like playing with LEGOS!

 
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volume surfacearea 3d exitticket
   

Perimeter of Irregular Rectilinear Shapes

7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
Grant Harris
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students use the properties of rectangles to discover missing dimensions.

 
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irregularshape
   

Explore Perimeter and Area of Composite Shapes

7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
7th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
Grant Harris
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students further their understanding of area and perimeter by first considering a design for a bumper car ride.

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Common Core Math
 
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