20.0 Boxes and Cylinders
Data, Modeling, and Algebra
This hands-on activity helps students grasp the concepts of area and volume as they construct a box with a top with a given volume and a given dimension. The ideas are then used to explore the dimensions of a tin can with a minimum amount of surface area and a given volume.
Module 20 zipped file includes the following files:
20.1 Student Worksheet
20.2 Teacher Worksheet
20.4 TI Nspire™
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation