LO: Explore area and volume
Overview: Students are given information on creating a space station subject to some ground area, surface area and volume constraints.
Suggested approach: Use the introduction PowerPoint to engage the students with the task. Once all questions have been answered give each student a copy of the various worksheets for them to design their space station. Some of the students did find this project a little challenging. Some of the teachers worked through the Dome Dilemma worksheet with the class first. We then asked them to create an A3 poster summarising their work,
Updates: We found this project challenging with respect to communicating to other teachers how we saw it progressing, so we have changed the files and structure to the update below: