Surface Area Review
In this activity, you are going to use the applet below to review the fundamental concept of surface area.
Compare the Area of a Rectangle and a Square.
Use the applet below to make a comparison between area of a square and that of a rectangle.
Build a Cube from Unit Cubes.
Use the 32 snap cubes in the applet’s hidden stack to build the largest single cube you can. Each small cube has side length of 1 unit.
(1.) How many snap cubes did you use?
(2.) What is the side length of the cube you built?
(3.) What is the area of each face of the built cube? Show your reasoning in the applet below.
(4.) What is the volume of the built cube? Show your reasoning.
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