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Geometry - Week Three

Printable Version - Week Three Learning Board (in PDF)

High School Geometry

Week 3 April 20-24

Weekly Packet

Math Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • solve surface area problems given prisms or cylinders
  • determine the cross section of prisms and cylinders

IXL

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Geometry: T.2 - Surface area of prisms and cylinders

Geometry: H.4 - Cross-sections of three-dimensional figures

Your goal is a minimum Smart Score of 80

Explanation Websites

(these all have embedded practice)

Math is Fun: Basics of Solid Geometry

Math is Fun: Cylinders

Math is Fun: Prisms

Activities/Projects/Extensions:

Building a dog house:

First sketch out the three-dimensional shape you want for your doghouse.

Sketch the 2-D Net of the doghouse.

Calculate the surface area of the net to determine how much material needs to be bought.

Research online and determine the cost of all materials needed to build and paint your doghouse.

Independent Practice:

(Answers are included for all 3)

Kuta Problem Set #1.

Kuta Problem Set #2.

Kuta Problem Set #3.

Self-Check/Formative Assessment

Khan Academy Practice

(with embedded answers)

Prism Surface Area Review

Key Vocabulary / Formulas/ Things to Remember

Area - the number of square units that fill a geometric figure.

Base - The geometric figure that distinguishes the prism or pyramid.

Cylinder - A three dimensional solid with parallel circle bases and lateral surface is a rectangle.

Prism - A polyhedron with two parallel bases and lateral surfaces that are rectangles or parallelograms.

Height - The distance from one base of the solid to the other.

Net of a solid – The connected two-dimensional shapes that would fold to create the exterior of a three dimensional solid.

Cross Section – the two-dimensional shape created by slicing a solid figure.

Surface Area – The sum of the areas of each face of a solid.

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