# Teaching volume

Enhance your math lessons with these creative teaching ideas for volume and measurement. Engage your students and help them develop a solid understanding of this important concept.

Julie Betz

## Hands-On with Rectangular Prisms!

### Today, I wanted students to get a "real feel" for the volume of rectangular prisms. We learned the formula yesterday and I felt as if they understood how to complete the formula, but I wasn't convinced that they were convinced that there really were 36 cubic centimeters in the rectangular prism they calculated on paper ;) Whenever possible, I like to bring in some hands-on activities so that students can grasp a concept and truly see how a formula, fractions, etc work. I find that in math it…

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## Engaging Volume Activities for Building Understanding

### Get kids excited about math with these engaging volume activities that build conceptual understanding of reactgnular prisms.

Ute Frankenberg-Höge

## Surface Area and Volume Project

### Looking for an end of the year activity? Have students create a castle from geometric nets, count faces, edges & vertices, and then calculate the surface area and volume! Make it a competition to make this project PERFECTLY engaging for your students! #taylorjsmathmaterials #middleschoolmath #7thgrademath #8thgrademath #mathactivities #mathproject #surfacearea #volume #endoftheyearproject

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## Tips for Teaching Volume

### Volume can be a tricky concept for students. Check out these 5 tips to make this concept easier for your students.

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Nikki Knowles

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## Measuring Liquid Volume

### Students benefit from hands-on activities to help boost their conceptual understanding of math. This focuses on measuring liquid volume.

Sidney Kirchhoff-Leabo

Felicity Smith

## Everyday Objects for Teaching Volume

### Kids connect to math when they have a good visual! Do you need some ideas for objects you can grab from your home to represent right rectangular prisms during your volume unit?⁠ ⁠ I'm sharing a list of some basic items along with an idea for how to turn them into an impromptu classwork assignment with your students.⁠

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