6.G.2 Finding the Volume of a Rectangular Prism (1&2)

Posted: February 20, 2014 in Periods 1&2

6.G.2
Find the volume of a right rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths by packing it with unit cubes of the appropriate unit fraction edge lengths, and show that the volume is the same as would be found by multiplying the edge lengths of the prism. Apply the formulas V = l w h and V = b h to find volumes of right rectangular prisms with fractional edge lengths in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.

  • Find the volume of a rectangular prism by filling it with unit cubes
    1. Find the volume of a rectangular prism by filling it with unit cubes
    6.G.2
  • Find the volume of a rectangular prism by developing a formula
    2. Find the volume of a rectangular prism by developing a formula
    6.G.2
  • Find the volume of a rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths
    3. Find the volume of a rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths
    6.G.2

Isolation Drills:

TenMarks Assignment (Table and Individual):

Interactive Practice:

  1. Area and Volume of Solids – From Math for Morons Like Us, a ThinkQuest entry
  2. How to Find the Surface Area and Volume of Prisms – From the TCS high school mathematics ‘How-to Library’
  3. Measuring Area and Volume – Chapter test, multiple-choice quiz
  4. Space Figures and Basic Solids – Volume and surface area of several solid figures
  5. Surface Area and Volume – This activity allows a student to manipulate three-dimensional polyhedra to experiment with surface area and volume.
  6. Volume of a Cone – Instruction, practice and a quiz (they call it a game at AAA Math)
  7. Volume of a Cube – Instruction, practice and a quiz (they call it a game at AAA Math)
  8. Volume of a Cylinder – Instruction, practice and a quiz (they call it a game at AAA Math)
  9. Volume of a Pyramid – Instruction, practice and a quiz (they call it a game at AAA Math)
  10. Volume of a Rectangular Prism – Instruction, practice and a quiz (they call it a game at AAA Math)
  11. Volume of a Sphere – Instruction, practice and a quiz (they call it a game at AAA Math)
  12. Volume of a Triangular Prism – Instruction, practice and a quiz (they call it a game at AAA Math)
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