Counting cubes (Part 2)

In this lesson, you will learn what volume is, and you will use informal counting strategies to find the volume of different solid shapes.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 2

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Question 4

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Question 6

Q1.How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?

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Q2.How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?

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Q3.This solid shape is formed from two copies of the previous question. How many cubes have been used to create this solid shape?

3/6

Q4.How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?

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Q5.How many cubes were used to create this solid cuboid?

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Q6.How many cubes were used to create this cuboid?

6/6

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?

1/6

Q2.How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?

2/6

Q3.This solid shape is formed from two copies of the previous question. How many cubes have been used to create this solid shape?

3/6

Q4.How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?

4/6

Q5.How many cubes were used to create this solid cuboid?

5/6

Q6.How many cubes were used to create this cuboid?

6/6

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Counting Cubes 2

Well done for completing the lesson. Time to show off what you have learnt!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which is the best mathematical definition for volume?

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Q2.This shape was made using 1 centimetre unit cubes. What is the volume of this shape?

2/5

Q3.The volume of one cube is 1 cubic metre. What is the volume of this cuboid?

3/5

Q4.Can you use 16 unit cubes to make a larger cube?

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Q5.This cuboid was made out of cubes of 1 cubic centimetre. The cuboid has been partly painted. What could the volume of the cuboid be?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Counting Cubes 2

Well done for completing the lesson. Time to show off what you have learnt!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which is the best mathematical definition for volume?

1/5

Q2.This shape was made using 1 centimetre unit cubes. What is the volume of this shape?

2/5

Q3.The volume of one cube is 1 cubic metre. What is the volume of this cuboid?

3/5

Q4.Can you use 16 unit cubes to make a larger cube?

4/5

Q5.This cuboid was made out of cubes of 1 cubic centimetre. The cuboid has been partly painted. What could the volume of the cuboid be?

5/5

Lesson summary: Counting cubes (Part 2)

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