Students will pretend to be the lead detective in a bank robbery. They will utilize their knowledge of volume and its two formulas (V=b x h and V = l x w x h) to solve the mystery.
MCC5.MD.5 Relate volume to the operations of multiplication and addition and solve real world and mathematical problems involving volume. b. Apply the formulas V = l × w × h and V = b × h for rectangular prisms to find volumes of right rectangular prisms with whole number edge lengths in the context of solving real world and mathematical problems.