Type:

Other

Description:

This online activity asks students to visually compare the volumes of two cylinders made from the same size paper, and devise a way to test their conjecture. The introduction has an animation showing two ways to form a cylinder from a sheet of paper. The activity includes links to a solution hint, the solution, related math questions, and additional information and resources.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 6,NSDL,Area,Spatial sense,Quadrilaterals,Representation,Number concepts,Pi,Modeling,Arithmetic,Analyze and persevere,Concept formation,Division,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Word problems,Grade 5,Area of circles,Social Sciences,Volume,Model with mathematics,Famous numbers,Multiplication,Connections,Real world applications,Informal Education,Circumference,Cylinders,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Geometry,Comparison of numbers,Practice Standards,Middle School,Reading in mathematics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728161024613T,Solid geometry,English,Reason quantitatively,History/Policy/Law,Decimals,Systems of measurement,Communication,Consumer mathematics,Mathematics,Plane geometry,Engineering,Elementary School,Problem solving,Measurement,Process skills,Education,Construct arguments,Geoscience

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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