Surface Area of a Cylinder

Curriculum support20 mins£3

Key takeaways
Understand the meaning of surface area.
You will be able to draw the net of a cylinder.
You will be able to calculate the surface area of a cylinder.
Shahriyar HajghassemHost: Shahriyar is a Maths Teacher at a School in Northwest London, teaching years 7 to 11. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 and set off to China for two years teaching IGCSE and A-Level Economics.

Can you think of any real life examples of cylinders? By the end of this session, students will be able to recognise and draw the net of a cylinder as well as calculate the surface area of a cylinder. This class is aimed at students in Years 8 - 11 and is great for students who need a refresher.

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Suitable for:

Suitable for Advanced pupils in Years 8 or 9, and for Intermediate pupils in Years 10 or 11.  This class is great as a refresher for any students who have learnt about calculating surface areas before.  

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen, calculator and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:

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