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W/C 29.6.20 Volume and Capacity

Volume and Capacity 

This week will explore volume and capacity. Explore the capacity of different containers in your house with these questions.


Can you fill a container to make it full?

How about half or a quarter full?

 Can you find which has the largest or the smallest capacity?

Do taller containers always have the largest capacity?

Try to measure how many cups of water it takes to fill your container.


After you have explored practically, have a go at these lessons. 


Lesson 1 - Introducing Capacity and Volume

Lesson 2 - Measuring Capacity

Lesson 3 - Comparing Capacity

You can view the document below to see an overview of this topic, which includes more questions to practice with.
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