# Surf for More Math

## CHAPTER 5: MEASUREMENT

**Lesson 3: Determining the Surface Area of Prisms **

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about measurement. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.

**Goal**

Develop strategies to calculate the surface area of prisms.

**Builds Upon**

Student Book pages 200–206

**Instructions for Use**

**Surface Area and Volume** allows students to see how changing the dimensions of a shape changes the surface area and how that, in turn, changes the volume.

Manipulate the dimensions of the shape, and watch how the surface area and volume change.