Lesson Plan: Lesson plans were written by Maryland mathematics educators and could be used when teaching the concepts.
Goal 2 Geometry, Measurement, And Reasoning
Expectation 2.3 The student will apply concepts of measurement using tools and technology when appropriate.
Indicator 2.3.2 The student will use techniques of measurement and will estimate, calculate, and/or compare perimeter, circumference, area, volume, and/or surface area of two-and three-dimensional figures and their parts.
Surface Area and Volume of Similar Solids
The student will be able to determine and apply the relationship between surface area and/or volume of similar figures and their parts.
One 45 minute lesson.
Prerequisite Concepts Needed
Students will need experience with calculating perimeter, circumference, area and volume, the Pythagorean Theorem, and identifying solid figures.