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Volume of a cylinder

The lesson aims to challenge students' thinking about integers and the volume of cylinders. It allows students to explore what is meant by mathematical proof. Students work collaboratively, following guided questions to explore the relationships between the coefficients of a quadratic equation. The lesson is aimed to challenge students' thinking, encouraging them to explore and deepen their conceptual understanding. The resource includes classroom examples, teacher notes and guided questions.

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Year level(s) Year 9, Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Assessment task, Extension, Student task, Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching, Feedback, Mathematics investigation
Keywords cylinder, volume, radius, height, integer

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
Strand and focus Algebra, Measurement, Build understanding, Apply understanding
Topics Algebraic expressions, Area, volume and surface area, Integers
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 geometric properties (P7)
Understanding units of measurement (P9)

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