Teachers Lesson Plans
Building Your Own Sculpture!: Grade 4-6
Students will calculate the volume and surface area of Jean-Marie Delavalle?s Black Volume and draw a sketch. To scale, they will then create a net and build a sample prism, making comparisons to the real sculpture.
Students will identify prisms and their measurable attributes, including formulae for surface area and volume.
Students will construct a net and build a prism to scale.
Students will determine the relationships between units and how the volume changes when calculated with different scales.
Cross Curriculum Links:
3 45 min lessons, including discussion and sketches