This lesson is a "hands-on" activity. Students will investigate and compare the volumes of cylinders and cones with matching radius and height. They will first discover the relationship between the volume of cones and cylinders and transition to using formulas to determine the volumes.

### General Information

**Subject(s):**Mathematics

**Grade Level(s):**8

**Intended Audience:**Educators

**Suggested Technology:**Basic Calculators

**Instructional Time:**45 Minute(s)

**Resource supports reading in content area:**Yes

**Freely Available:**Yes

**Keywords:**cone, cylinder, volume, pi

**Instructional Component Type(s):**

**Lesson Plan**, Project, Student Center Activity, Lesson Study Resource Kit

**Resource Collection:**

__CPALMS Lesson Plan Development Initiative__