Visualise 3D shapes and volume -TES

PowerPoint This helps the children in an activity where they must work out what solid they are making, investigating the properties of cubes and cuboids, as well as finding the volume in cubes.

Volume of 3-Dimensional Shapes-Teachers TV Inside maths

Video Using the example of differently shaped fish tanks, Fran and Dave show how to calculate volumes, in this fun video for use in maths lessons.

Volume and capacity worksheets- mathsworksheets4kids.com

Resource Great selection of volume worksheets: counting cubes, volume of cuboids etc. Great for Year 6 .

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Immersion

Stage: 4
Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?

Maths Filler

Stage: 4
Imagine different shaped vessels being filled. Can you work out what the graphs of the water level should look like?

Cuboid Challenge

Stage: 3
What size square corners should be cut from a square piece of paper to make a box with the largest possible volume?

Capacity and volume-Primary Resources

Website Resources for capacity and volume from the famous Primary Resources site.

Understanding how rainwater can be harvested using maths-BBC

Video Stefan visit a huge hi-tech greenhouse in Kent that grows cucumbers all year round. He meets Judy Whittaker who explains how they harvest water from the roof of the greenhouse, collect it in a reservoir and use it instead of tapwater to water their plants.

Volume resources from the TES

Website Lots of great resources and PowerPoints from the TES for volume.

Volume, area and perimeter -Zoo TES Year 6

PowerPoint The following topics are covered in this excellent project, themed around zoo design:Area and Perimeter of squares, rectangles;Areas of parallelograms and triangles;Compound shapes;Volume of cubes and cuboids;Surface area of cubes and cuboids.

Visualise 3D shapes and volume -TES

PowerPoint This helps the children in an activity where they must work out what solid they are making, investigating the properties of cubes and cuboids, as well as finding the volume in cubes.

Volume of 3-Dimensional Shapes-Teachers TV Inside maths

Video Using the example of differently shaped fish tanks, Fran and Dave show how to calculate volumes, in this fun video for use in maths lessons.

Volume and capacity worksheets- mathsworksheets4kids.com

Resource Great selection of volume worksheets: counting cubes, volume of cuboids etc. Great for Year 6 .

Website

Immersion

Stage: 4
Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?

Maths Filler

Stage: 4
Imagine different shaped vessels being filled. Can you work out what the graphs of the water level should look like?

Cuboid Challenge

Stage: 3
What size square corners should be cut from a square piece of paper to make a box with the largest possible volume?

Capacity and volume-Primary Resources

Website Resources for capacity and volume from the famous Primary Resources site.

Understanding how rainwater can be harvested using maths-BBC

Video Stefan visit a huge hi-tech greenhouse in Kent that grows cucumbers all year round. He meets Judy Whittaker who explains how they harvest water from the roof of the greenhouse, collect it in a reservoir and use it instead of tapwater to water their plants.

Volume resources from the TES

Website Lots of great resources and PowerPoints from the TES for volume.

Volume, area and perimeter -Zoo TES Year 6

PowerPoint The following topics are covered in this excellent project, themed around zoo design:Area and Perimeter of squares, rectangles;Areas of parallelograms and triangles;Compound shapes;Volume of cubes and cuboids;Surface area of cubes and cuboids.