How Much Water Is in the Skating Rink?
November 2004, Volume 10, Issue 4, Page 164
Activities for developing an understanding of a formula for calculating the volume of a rectangular prism. The core activity concerns determining the volume of water in a backyard skating rink. Teachers will learn about the logistics of the activity and see student work to help guide the teaching of this lesson.
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof
Multiplication and Division