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Students calculate their own water use and the water use, distances and surface areas involved in accessing water, and volumes of various water-storage containers for people in developing countries.
|Year level(s)||Year 9, Year 10|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Student task|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Mathematics investigation|
|Keywords||Surface area, Volume, Circumference, Pi, Radius, Diameter, Circle, Net, Cylinder|
|Curriculum connections||Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy|
|Strand and focus||Measurement|
|Topics||Area, volume and surface area|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Solve problems involving the volume and surface area of right prisms and cylinders using appropriate units
Solve problems involving the surface area and volume of composite objects using appropriate units
Understanding units of measurement (P9)
Understanding geometric properties (P7)
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