To describe volume in cubic units

In this lesson, we will use our knowledge from the previous lesson to find the volume of different shapes. We will start by looking at the three different dimensions of real life objects and then use measurements to help us find volume. By the end of this lesson, you will begin to be able to find the volume of different 3D shapes.

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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!

Q1.Estimate the capacity of the spoon.

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Q2.Estimate the capacity of the saucepan.

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Q3.Estimate the capacity of the soda bottle.

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Q4.Estimate the capacity of the paint tin (2 answers)

Select two (2) boxes

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Q5.What is the estimated volume of the money box?

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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:

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!

Q1.Estimate the capacity of the spoon.

1/5

Q2.Estimate the capacity of the saucepan.

2/5

Q3.Estimate the capacity of the soda bottle.

3/5

Q4.Estimate the capacity of the paint tin (2 answers)

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.What is the estimated volume of the money box?

5/5

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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:

To describe volume in cubic units

Look carefully at each image and count all the cubes - some of them are tricky, but I know you an do this! Some cubes you may not be able to see! It may help you to build the image with Lego blocks or other building blocks you have at home.

Q1.Can you work out how many cubes are in this image?

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Q2.Can you work out how many cubes are in this image?

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Q3.Can you work out how many cubes are in this image?

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Q4.And this is a challenge! Can you work out how many cubes are in this image?

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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:

To describe volume in cubic units

Look carefully at each image and count all the cubes - some of them are tricky, but I know you an do this! Some cubes you may not be able to see! It may help you to build the image with Lego blocks or other building blocks you have at home.

Q1.Can you work out how many cubes are in this image?

1/4

Q2.Can you work out how many cubes are in this image?

2/4

Q3.Can you work out how many cubes are in this image?

3/4

Q4.And this is a challenge! Can you work out how many cubes are in this image?

4/4

Lesson summary: To describe volume in cubic units

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