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Measuring Volume
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What is Volume?
What is Volume?
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What is Volume?
In this lesson, students will recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and learn to calculate volume by counting cubes. This is a great introduction to the formula V = L x W x H.
5th grade
Math
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Exploring Capacity
Exploring Capacity
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Exploring Capacity
Use this lesson to introduce the concepts of capacity and volume with young learners. This hands on lesson can be used as a scaffolded pre-lesson to Capacity Comparison.
2nd grade
Math
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Calculating Volume Using the Formula (L x W x H)
Calculating Volume Using the Formula (L x W x H)
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Calculating Volume Using the Formula (L x W x H)
Students will begin to calculate volume of different rectangular prisms using base ten cubes and then transition to using the formula V = L x W x H. Students will then practice using the legendary fifth grade activity, Cootie Catchers.
5th grade
Math
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A Liter Please
A Liter Please
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A Liter Please
This lesson introduces students to measuring and estimating liquid volume, using liters (l) as the standard unit of measurement.
3rd grade
Math
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Volume as Additive: Create a Hamster Mansion
Volume as Additive: Create a Hamster Mansion
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Volume as Additive: Create a Hamster Mansion
Students will practice calculating volume as an additive property by making mock hamster mansions from boxes. Groups will calculate the volume of living space that they designed for their hamster in cm³ and document their work.
5th grade
Math
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Various Volumes Solution
Various Volumes Solution
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Various Volumes Solution
Strengthen your students' understanding of cubic units and volume! They'll solve a realistic problem and explain key ideas about volume. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support for the lesson Volume and a Building.
5th grade
Math
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