# Surface Area of Solids

## Curriculum support•15 mins•£3

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Key takeaways
Understanding what is the surface area of 3D shapes.
Understanding how to calculate the surface area of standard 3D shapes.
Understanding a general rule for calculating surface area of prisms and pyramids.
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The surface area of a solid object is a measure of the total area that the surface of the object occupies. In this class, students will be introduced to the concept of surface area of 3D shapes using real-life examples. They will also learn how to calculate surface area of standard 3D shapes and a general rule to calculate surface area of prisms and pyramids. This class is aimed at students in Years 10 and 11 and will help students feel more confident with area and shapes!

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Years 10-11 or S4-S5.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
• This class will take place online via a Zoom webinar.
• For live classes, please arrive promptly. Students' cameras and microphones are disabled by default.
• For on demand classes, students will be watching a recording of a previous live class.
• Once you have signed up, you will be taken to your dashboard where you can view details of the class, and re-watch it in the future.
• Students will be sent confirmation of the class to their email address if provided.

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