Year 5
Year 5

To estimate the volume of objects

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Key learning points

  1. 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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5 Questions

Q1.
3² + 4³ = ?
12
18
Correct answer: 73
Q2.
2³ + 3³ = ?
11
15
Correct answer: 35
Q3.
7³ - 3² = ?
15
Correct answer: 334
5
Q4.
9³ - 7² = ?
4
654
Correct answer: 680
Q5.
The answer to a cubed number is 216. What's the root number?
5
Correct answer: 6
7

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