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Geometry Applications: Area and Volume, Segment 1: Volume and Density.

The sinking of the Titanic provides an opportunity to explore volume, density, and buoyancy. Students construct a mathematical model of the Titanic to determine why it sank and what could have been done to prevent it from sinking.
Common Core Standards CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-GMD.A.1, CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-GMD.A.2, CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-GMD.A.3
Duration 17.70 minutes
Grade Range 8 - 10
Curriculum Nodes Geometry
    • Surface Area and Volume
        • Volume
Copyright Year 2010
Keywords geometry, area, volume, formulas, surface area, Titanic, density, buoyancy, volume, mass