Year 5
Year 5

To describe volume in cubic units

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Key learning points

  1. 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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5 Questions

Q1.
Estimate the capacity of the spoon.
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5,000ml
500ml
Correct answer: 5ml
Q2.
Estimate the capacity of the saucepan.
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Correct answer: 5,000ml
50ml
5ml
Q3.
Estimate the capacity of the soda bottle.
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5,000ml
Correct answer: 500ml
5ml
Q4.
Estimate the capacity of the paint tin (2 answers)
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Correct answer: 1,000ml
Correct answer: 5,000ml
500ml
5ml
Q5.
What is the estimated volume of the money box?
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120cm³
20cm³
Correct answer: 60cm³

4 Questions

Q1.
Can you work out how many cubes are in this image?
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Correct answer: 7
8
9
Q2.
Can you work out how many cubes are in this image?
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11
Correct answer: 12
13
Q3.
Can you work out how many cubes are in this image?
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13
14
Correct answer: 15
Q4.
And this is a challenge! Can you work out how many cubes are in this image?
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20
22
Correct answer: 24