What are we learning about?
CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.C.9 -- Know the formulas for the volumes of cones, cylinders, and spheres and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

The purpose of this wiki is to provide information about how to calculate the volume of cones, cylinders and spheres. We will also use this knowledge to solve real-world problems or word problems!

What is volume?
Volume is "the amount of space, measured in cubic units, that an object or substance occupies." (Dictionary.com)

Learn more about the volume of cones here!

Take a look at this website to learn more about calculating the volume of cylinders!

Click here to learn more about the volume of spheres!


Let's practice word problems!

It's game time! Let's play volume Jeopardy

View these websites to get more practice with calculating the volume of different shapes!

watch this video, from Khan Academy, for more information on cylinder volume and surface area.
Volume of a Cylinder and Surface Area Video
Or this video for the volume of a sphere:

Let's Try a Challenge: