You're On Thin Ice Mister Image

Thin ice can be a scary situation. Students will learn how to maximize the surface area of a given shape. This lesson compares the dimensions and faces of a variety of 3 dimensional figures.

Mathematical Domains: Geometry

Standards: Grade Levels 6-7: 6.G.A.4, 6.G.A.2, 7.G.6, 7.G.B.6

Topics: Area, Surface Area, Pressure, Maximizing Area, Decimals, Measurement, Sphere, Dimensions, Faces, Vertices, Rectangular Prism, Pyramid, Triangle Prism

Grade Level(s): 6, 7

Duration: 1 – 2 Hours

Resource: Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, PDF, Video, Activities