Tag: area

  • Investigation:  Why Are Cells So Small?

    Investigation: Why Are Cells So Small?

    This activity requires students to practice math skills by measuring the surface area and the volume of boxes. ¬† Collect boxes for students to use, these can be any type of box, such as tissue boxes, food boxes, or shoe boxes. ¬†Ideally, you want a range of sizes, with at least one box being overly…

  • Investigation:  Modeling Diffusion

    Investigation: Modeling Diffusion

    This inquiry investigation requires students to cut agar into 3 shapes (small, medium, large) and compare the rates of diffusion.