National curriculum content
What we want children to know
What skills we want children to develop
Use knowledge to solve reasoning and problem solving questions such as:
What is Volume?
My shape is made up of 10-centimeter cubes.
The height and length are the same size.
What could my shape look like?
Create your own shape and write some clues for a partner.
Shape A has a height of 12cm. Shape B has a height of 4cm.
Tim says Shape A must have a greater volume.
Is he correct? Explain your answer.
How is capacity different to volume?
What does volume mean?
Do we always have to count the cubes to find the volume?
Do you need to fill the whole box with cubes to estimate its volume?
Which unit measure would you use to estimate the volume of the classroom?