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This task asks students to design the frame of a prism using a minimum amount of metal. The resource includes a lesson plan, rubric and sample of student work scored against the rubric.
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches
|Volume, Surface area, Capacity, Triangular, Rectangular, Prism
|Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
|Strand and focus
|Area, volume and surface area
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Solve problems involving the volume and capacity of right prisms using appropriate units
Understanding units of measurement (P9)
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