Year 8

Year 8

# Counting cubes (Part 2)

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will learn what volume is, and you will use informal counting strategies to find the volume of different solid shapes.

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## Starter quiz

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### 6 Questions

Q1.
How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?
10
7
8
Q2.
How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?
10
7
9
Q3.
This solid shape is formed from two copies of the previous question. How many cubes have been used to create this solid shape?
11
14
18
Q4.
How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?
12
5
8
9
Q5.
How many cubes were used to create this solid cuboid?
12
20
8
Q6.
How many cubes were used to create this cuboid?
24
48
57
96

## Exit quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Which is the best mathematical definition for volume?
A measure of the front layer multiplied by the number of layers
Correct answer: A measure of three-dimensional space
Multiplying each side together
The space inside
Things measured in cubic centimetres cubed.
Q2.
This shape was made using 1 centimetre unit cubes. What is the volume of this shape?
6 cubic centimetres
7 cubic centimetres
9 cubic centimetres
Q3.
The volume of one cube is 1 cubic metre. What is the volume of this cuboid?
18 cubic centimetres
18 cubic metres
27 cubic centimetres