Volume of Pyramids and Cones Lesson
In this lesson, students will learn the formula for volume of pyramids, including cones.
• Warm-Up -
The warm-up is a problem where students must find the lateral area and volume of a cylinder.
• Guided Notes -
Two versions are included: mostly complete and fill-in-the-blank. The notes are 2 pages long. Examples are included throughout.
• In-Class Practice Presentation -
A PDF presentation is included to use as in-class student practice. Students could work the problems on whiteboards. Since it is a PDF, the "slides" could be written on using SMART software (or other similar software). There are 6 questions. The presentation is in the format of Question-Answer-Question-Answer-Etc.
• Homework -
The homework is 2 pages and 12 questions.
• Answer Keys -
Completely worked out answer keys are included.
Make sure this lesson is appropriate for your students - see the preview to see some of the pages in the product.
This is a lesson from Unit 12 - Surface Area and Volume in my Geometry curriculum.
12.1 Solids and Polyhedra: Euler's Theorem and Platonic Solids
12.2 Surface Area of Prisms and Cylinders
12.3 Surface Area of Pyramids and Cones
12.4 Volume of Prisms and Cylinders
12.5 Volume of Pyramids and Cones
12.6 Surface Area and Volume of Spheres
12.7 Similar Solids
My Surface Area and Volume Activity Bundle has activities that can be used throughout the unit.
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