Standards

 Georgia Performance Standards:

M6M2. Students will use appropriate units of measure for finding length, perimeter, area and volume and will express each quantity using the appropriate unit.

 

a. Measure length to the nearest half, fourth, eighth and sixteenth of an inch.

 

b. Select and use units of appropriate size and type to measure length, perimeter, area and volume.

 

c. Compare and contrast units of measure for perimeter, area, and volume.

M6M3. Students will determine the volume of fundamental solid figures (right rectangular prisms, cylinders, pyramids and cones).

a. Determine the formula for finding the volume of fundamental solid figures.

b. Compute the volumes of fundamental solid figures, using appropriate units of measure.

c. Estimate the volumes of simple geometric solids.

d. Solve application problems involving the volume of fundamental solid figures.

M6M4. Students will determine the surface area of solid figures (right rectangular prisms and cylinders).

a. Find the surface area of right rectangular prisms and cylinders using manipulatives and constructing nets.

b. Compute the surface area of right rectangular prisms and cylinders using formulae.

c. Estimate the surface areas of simple geometric solids.

d. Solve application problems involving surface area of right rectangular prisms and cylinders.