Students learn about nanotechnology and why it works by looking closely at surface area and its comparison to volume. Hopefully they will begin to understand the incredible possibilities of this science.

# Tag: 6.G

## Lego Fireman +

## 200 people

## Effects of new MLB rules

## The HAT tessellation

## Earth Day actions for our planet

## Square or Round – which pizza should I buy?

## MLK and efforts towards racial justice

## Before the holidays (16 activities)

## Do I have enough wrapping paper?

## Total lunar eclipse

## The size of chocolates

In time for Halloween, students assume that all of our pieces of chocolate are about the same thickness and proceed to approximate their volumes by comparing only their surface areas. Encourage them to create overlapping grids and count the fully and partially-covered cells or use the mean radius method.