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Geometry - Week Two

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High School Geometry

Week 2    April 6th – 9th

 
 Math Objectives: Students will be able to: 
  • solve problems involving volume of prisms and cylinders 

IXL 

(Geo) T.5: Volume of prisms and cylinders 

Review skills 

(7th gr) AA.7 : Volume of cubes and prisms 

(7th gr) AA.10 : Volume of cylinders 

Your goal is a minimum Smart Score of 80 

Explanation Websites 

Prisms definition and formulas Take notes and then try the 10 question quiz at the bottom of the page, called “Your Turn” 

Cylinders definition and formulas Take notes and then try the 10 question quiz at the bottom of the page, called “Your Turn” 

Activities/Projects/Extensions: 

Popcorn Cylinder project: you need to design a cylinder that will hold the most popcorn. 

Where do you store toilet paper in your house?  Calculate the volume of that cabinet and determine the maximum number of rolls of toilet paper that it can hold. (Based on volume) Create a poster (physical or virtual) to show what you determined.  

Independent Practice 

Volume Prisms and Cylinders (Answers Not Included) 

 

Kuta Practice Set (Answers are included) 

Self-Check / Formative Assessment 

Online quiz #1 – you’ll need to create an account to see the solutions. 

Online quiz #2 – answers available without logging in. 

Key Vocabulary / Formulas/ Things to Remember

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

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

Height - The distance from one base of the solid to the other 
 Base - The geometric figure that distinguishes the prism or pyramid 

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

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