To be able to calculate the surface area of a prism by examining the faces or the area of its net.
To understand the formula for a prism and a cylinder and use this formula in examples
There are words and videos to how to find the surface area of a prism and a cylinder.
Picture: http://mrg.bz/CjDWpf, July 19th 2010
Larson, Ron; Boswell, Laurie; Stiff, Lee; "Geometry" 2001
This video explains how to get the formula for finding the surface area of a congruent prism.
How the equation for surface area works for cylinders.