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Volume and surface area
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 topics of area, surface area and volume. There are sections that provide history and context for the topics, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.
|Year level(s)||Year 7, Year 8, Year 9|
|Audience||Teacher, School Leader|
|Keywords||area, surface area, volume, prism, cylinder, circle, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Measurement|
|Topics||Pythagoras and trigonometry, Using units of measurement, Area, volume and surface area|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Solve problems involving the volume of right prisms including rectangular and triangular prisms, using established formulas and appropriate units
Solve problems involving the area and perimeter of irregular and composite shapes using appropriate units
Solve problems involving the volume and surface area of right prisms and cylinders using appropriate units
Understanding units of measurement (P9)
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