Videos and lessons to help Grade 6 students learn how to represent three-dimensional figures using nets made up of rectangles and triangles, and use the nets to find the surface area of these figures. Apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.

Common Core: 6.G.4

- I can recognize that 3-D figures can be represented by nets.
- I can represent three-dimensional figures using nets made up of rectangles and triangles.
- I can apply knowledge of calculating the area of rectangles and triangles to a net.
- I can combine the areas for rectangles and triangles in the net to find the surface area of a 3-dimensional figure.
- I can solve real-world and mathematical problems involving surface area using nets.

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Common Core for Grade 6

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Use nets to represent three-dimensional figures and find surface area--Lesson 1 of 10 (CCSS: 6.G.4)

In this lesson, you will learn how to identify the parts of three-dimensional figures and prisms, by locating faces, bases, vertices, edges, and height.

Use nets to represent three-dimensional figures and find surface area--Lesson 2 of 10 (CCSS: 6.G.4)

In this lesson you will learn to determine whether to find area, surface area, or volume in a given situation by thinking about what units are needed.

Use nets to represent three-dimensional figures and find surface area--Lesson 3 of 10 (CCSS: 6.G.4)

In this lesson, you will learn how to represent three-dimensional figures with nets, by analyzing their faces and bases.

Use nets to represent three-dimensional figures and find surface area--Lesson 4 of 10 (CCSS: 6.G.4)

In this lesson you will learn how to analyze rectangular prisms by locating pairs of congruent faces.

Use nets to represent three-dimensional figures and find surface area--Lesson 5 of 10 (CCSS: 6.G.4)

In this lesson you will learn how to develop a plan for finding surface area by applying your knowledge of congruent faces.

Use nets to represent three-dimensional figures and find surface area--Lesson 6 of 10 (CCSS: 6.G.4)

In this lesson you will learn how to find the surface area of a rectangular prism by analyzing the prisms six faces, and computing their areas.

Use nets to represent three-dimensional figures and find surface area--Lesson 7 of 10 (CCSS: 6.G.4)

In this lesson you will learn how to analyze triangular prisms by locating and assessing pairs of congruent triangular faces.

Use nets to represent three-dimensional figures and find surface area--Lesson 8 of 10 (CCSS: 6.G.4)

In this lesson you will learn how to develop a plan for finding triangular prism surface area by applying your knowledge of congruent faces.

Use nets to represent three-dimensional figures and find surface area--Lesson 9 of 10 (CCSS: 6.G.4)

In this lesson you will learn how to find the surface area of a triangular prism by analyzing the prisms faces, and computing their areas.

Use nets to represent three-dimensional figures and find surface area--Lesson 10 of 10 (CCSS: 6.G.4)

In this lesson you will learn how to solve real-life problems by applying your knowledge of surface area.