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Delivering water

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.

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Year level(s) Year 9, Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation
Keywords Surface area, Volume, Circumference, Pi, Radius, Diameter, Circle, Net, Cylinder

Curriculum alignment

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

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P9)
Understanding geometric properties (P7)

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