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Prisms for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
Ensure your young student understands prisms with help from the many resources in this chapter. Fun and engaging lessons provide in-depth explorations of various types of prisms, including oblique, triangular and right prisms. They also examine how to find the volume and surface area of a right prism to ensure your student is prepared for a test or can complete a homework assignment. With each lesson is a short quiz for self-assessment. Any questions about lesson concepts can be submitted to our experts.
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help with prisms will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about prisms.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding geometry problems focused on prisms
- Students with learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about prisms
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning geometry (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about prisms
- Students who struggle to understand their geometry teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra geometry resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover oblique, triangular or right prism topics your student needs to learn or review.
- Review the lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about prisms.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands prisms by completing the Prisms for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. Oblique Prism: Definition & Volume
There are many different shapes out there, one of which is a rectangular prism. But if it starts to tilt, then it is considered an oblique prism, and finding the volume can be tricky.
2. Prism Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
Have you ever wanted to make a rainbow on your wall? That's impossible, right? What if I told you that the shape of a prism could make it possible? This lesson on prisms will explain how to make a rainbow on your wall, what a prism is, and some other cool facts about prisms.
3. Triangular Prism Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
In this lesson, you will learn what a triangular prism is and explore the properties of this shape. You can even create your own triangular prism using things around your home. Now, let's go have some fun and learn all about triangular prisms!
4. How to Find the Volume of a Right Prism
Can all of it fit inside? How much will it hold? These are questions that involve the volume of an object, and in this lesson, you will learn how to find the volume of a solid figure known as a right prism.
5. How to Find the Surface Area of a Right Prism
Will it fit? Is there enough room? These questions involve the amount of area an object needs. In this lesson, you will learn how to find the surface area of a special solid figure called a right prism.
6. What is a Right Prism?
What does an aquarium, a box of Abuelita Mexican chocolate, and a cheese wedge have in common? They are all examples of right prisms, and this lesson will teach you what a right prism is and how to recognize them wherever you go.
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