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Cones, pyramids and spheres
This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to consolidate their content knowledge on the topic of finding the surface area and volume of cones, pyramids and spheres. There are sections that provide history and context for the topic, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.
|Year level(s)||Year 10|
|Audience||Teacher, School Leader|
|Keywords||cone, sphere, pyramid, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Measurement|
|Topics||Area, volume and surface area|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Solve problems involving the surface area and volume of composite objects using appropriate units
Understanding geometric properties (P7)
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