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This resource looks at the effect changing a dimension of a box has on the volume and surface area of the box. Students use algebra for this investigation but it can also be used to look at the units of measurement used.
|Year level(s)||Year 8|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Mathematics investigation|
|Keywords||Prism, Volume, Area, Dimension, Rectangular|
|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 area and perimeter of irregular and composite shapes using appropriate units
Understanding units of measurement (P9)
ReSolve: Maths by Inquiry
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