Shape and SA/V Activity
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01 Apr 2016 | Contributor(s):: Alex Madsen
Activity relating shape and size with surface area to volume ratio. This is a calculation-based activity.
Juan J Manfredi
Debbie Kay Glick
Monique R Simpson
John V Vanmatre
Design Team Developed: Plastic Water Bottle Design
30 Nov 2012 | Contributor(s):: James Daniel Lehman
This lesson plan, intended for grade 6, focuses on using mathematics to design the shape of a plastic water bottle to optimize the surface area to volume ratio and so reduce the amount of plastic used to make the bottles.