To estimate the volume of objects

In this lesson, we will be combining our new knowledge of cubic units and our work from lesson one on volume. We will work on understanding what cubic centimetre looks like in real life and have a go at estimating the volume of objects we see every day.

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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!

Q1.3² + 4³ = ?

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Q2.2³ + 3³ = ?

2/5

Q3.7³ - 3² = ?

3/5

Q4.9³ - 7² = ?

4/5

Q5.The answer to a cubed number is 216. What's the root number?

5/5

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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!

Q1.3² + 4³ = ?

1/5

Q2.2³ + 3³ = ?

2/5

Q3.7³ - 3² = ?

3/5

Q4.9³ - 7² = ?

4/5

Q5.The answer to a cubed number is 216. What's the root number?

5/5

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Quiz:

To estimate the volume of objects

Take a look at each picture and estimate the capacity or volume of each object.

Q1.Estimate the capacity of the spoon.

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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

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

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:

To estimate the volume of objects

Take a look at each picture and estimate the capacity or volume of each object.

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

Lesson summary: To estimate the volume of objects

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