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Solve real-world problems involving the volume of rectangular prisms by using a formula

teaches Common Core State Standards 5.4H http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards 6.8C http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards 6.8D http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards G.9B http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards G.10B http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards G.11A http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards G.11B http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards G.11C http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards G.11D http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards 7.3B http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards 7.4D http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards 7.9A http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards 7.9C http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards 7.9D http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards 8.7B http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html
teaches Common Core State Standards 7.GM.6 http://www.doe.in.gov/standards/mathematics
teaches Common Core State Standards MAFS.7.G.2.6 http://www.cpalms.org/Public/search/Standard
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP2 http://corestandards.org/Math/Practice/MP2
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Content.7.G.B.6 http://corestandards.org/Math/Content/7/G/B/6
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP1 http://corestandards.org/Math/Practice/MP1
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Big Ideas: We can solve real-world volume problems by decomposing 3D objects into unit cubes. To determine how many smaller objects fit into a larger object, divide the volume of the larger object by the volume of the smaller 3D object. This lesson builds on student understanding of calculating the volume of rectangular prisms to solve real-world problems. Students are presented the task of determining how many storage boxes can fit inside of a moving truck. Students explore how to decompose 3D objects into unit cubes. To determine how many smaller objects fit into a larger object, students will divide the volume of the larger object by the volume of the smaller 3D object. Vocabulary: prism, volume, dimension Special Materials: None
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