Math Rich Task | Painted Cube | Surface Area and Volume | Standards-Based

Math Rich Task | Painted Cube | Surface Area and Volume | Standards-Based
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This is a fun and engaging math task that has a low floor and high ceiling. It is well-suited for group work. The n by n by n case option can be used to introduce formulas and algebra to stronger students.

Topic: 3D shapes, Surface Area, Volume

Grade level: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 (difficulty can be adapted)

Task: Picture a Rubik’s Cube. Now drop it into a can of paint. When the paint is dry, imagine smashing it on the floor and breaking it apart into smaller cubes. How many of the cubes have 1 face covered in paint? 2 faces? 3 faces? 0 faces? Try it with larger Rubik’s cubes too.

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1. Student instructions and worksheet

2. Solution and answer key

3. Assessment: includes student self assessment and teacher assessment of task using standards-based grading. Assessment is consistent with core and curricular competencies from British Columbia's redesigned curriculum.

Total Pages
8 pages
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Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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