vOLUME AND SURFACE AREA USING A CUBE i
Exploring Surface Area
1) Print this page first by clicking
on the Print button above.
2) Look at this cube and answer the questions below.
Find the volume by counting the number of small cubes.
Volume = ____
Find the surface area of the entire cube by counting the squares on
each face ( side of the cube).
Surface Area = ____
4) Explain why the surface area
is different from the volume
Take one layer and move it around. Fill
in the chart below.
6) Write about the relationship
between volume and surface area of the layers.
Math Lab Menu
Dr. Marcia L. Tharp
Revision: Oct. 18, 2002
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