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Cubes

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The volume of a box can be determined by using this applet to manipulate and enumerate unit cubes, rows of unit cubes, or layers of unit cubes.
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Tomography Game

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This game challenges you to identify a threedimensional object based only on its intersections with a plane. The height of this plane can be changed using a slider control. This simulation of a compu...
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Fill and Pour

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Fill a glass with the requested amount of liquid by filling, emptying, and pouring between it and a second container. Click the "New Problem" button to generate new parameters; "Challenge" creates con...
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Surface Area and Volume Dialog...

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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Introduces students to the concepts of surface area and volume.
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Surface Area and Volume

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to to manipulate threedimensional polyhedrons to experiment with surface area and volume.
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Tomography Game: Practice

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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A practice area to review or learn to identify the categories and their objects that can appear in the Tomography Game.
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Out of the Box

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The Java applet simulates a piece of paper that is 9 inches by 9 inches long. Dragging the slider will show how much of the paper's corners will be cut. Clicking on "Save Values" will save the valu...
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Containers

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Use two measuring cups of a particular size to figure out how to measure out other quantities.
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The Hispaniola Water Shortage ...

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Gives students an introduction to number theory by emphasizing the significance of starting with containers of different parity, as compared to containers of the same parity. Some implied work with mo...
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Math Insight  Digging Dirt

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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An application problem that asks students to help an excavation company prepare a bid for one of their clients by calculating what they should charge to dig a hole. To solve the problem students must ...
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Exploring Volume with Virtual ...

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This lesson was originally created for grade 5 math students in my building, but it is very suitable for grades 68. The lesson guides students to explore an applet by NCTM Illuminations. In the lesso...
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The Hispaniola Water Shortage ...

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Links to Standards, activities, lessons, Ask Dr. Math archives, vocabulary, other resources.
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Geometry, Section 2

Volume (Math 6) 
Computer 
Support Material 

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A collection of illustrated concepts including problems for students to work out, and standalone word problems. Includes automated feedback. Pre and posttests, answer sheets, additional help, tools,...
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Volume Formulas

Volume (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
Support Material 

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The user reviews the different formulas for the volume of threedimensional figures.
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Stella4D

Volume (Math 6) 
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Stella4D allows you to create and view 3D polyhedra and 4D polytopes. Hundreds provided (Platonic, Archimedean, KeplerPoinsot & all other uniform polyhedra, Johnson Solids, Stewart toroids, compo...
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Great Stella

Volume (Math 6) 
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Great Stella allows you to view 3D polyhedra. Hundreds provided (Platonic, Archimedean, KeplerPoinsot & all other uniform polyhedra, Johnson Solids, Stewart toroids, compounds, geodesics, etc.). R...
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Small Stella

Volume (Math 6) 
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Small Stella is the ideal entrylevel polyhedron program for schools or anyone interested in geometry, with hundreds of polyhedra provided. Print out the nets required to build your own paper model...
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The Hispaniola Water Shortage

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Students are asked to use virtual containers of water, of definite sizes, and combine them in various ways to come up with as many different resulting volumes as possible.
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How High?

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Try your hand at the classic piagetian conservation of volume test.
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Side Length, Volume, and Surfa...

Volume (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The user can manipulate the scale factor that links two threedimensional rectangular prisms and learn about the relationships among edge lengths, surface areas, and volumes.
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