Learning by Logic: Total Surface Area (SMILE)
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|Carolyne Boyd, Bennett Elementary School|
|A lesson designed to teach students to calculate the area of plane surfaces using the formulas for the area of a square, rectangle, and triangle; develop the formula for calculating (and calculate) the total surface area of a cube and a rectangular prism; and apply concepts to determine the total surface area of a variety of classroom and household materials. From the Patterns and Logic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8)|
|Resource Types:||Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities|
|Math Topics:||Euclidean Plane Geometry|
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