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Tool: Rectangular Prism Volume
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Description: The classic "box folding problem." This applet demonstrates the calculation of the volume of a rectangular prism. What height gives the largest volume?
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Author: Kristen Carvell
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Courses: Math 6 Perspective (3-D in 2-D)
Math 7 Translations, 2-D nets -> 3-D figures

  Jeff L
Comment:This is a handy demonstration/exploration tool. I would only add that students should keep a table of the listed dimensions so an overall pattern can be observed.