For this activity which explores capacity, you will need to collect some bottles and jars.
You'll need a collection of cups for this activity.
In this activity focusing on capacity, you will need a collection of different jars and bottles.
We went to the cinema and decided to buy some bags of popcorn so we asked about the prices. Investigate how much popcorn each bag holds so find out which we might have bought.
The challenge for you is to make a string of six (or more!) graded cubes.
What is the smallest cuboid that you can put in this box so that you cannot fit another that's the same into it?
Can you lay out the pictures of the drinks in the way described by the clue cards?
What size square should you cut out of each corner of a 10 x 10 grid to make the box that would hold the greatest number of cubes?
What is the largest cuboid you can wrap in an A3 sheet of paper?
If you had 36 cubes, what different cuboids could you make?
What do you think is going to happen in this video clip? Are you surprised?
Have a go at this 3D extension to the Pebbles problem.
A group of children are using measuring cylinders but they lose the labels. Can you help relabel them?
Cut differently-sized square corners from a square piece of paper to make boxes without lids. Do they all have the same volume?
How will you find out how much a tank of petrol costs?
Investigate the area of 'slices' cut off this cube of cheese. What would happen if you had different-sized block of cheese to start with?
An activity for high-attaining learners which involves making a new cylinder from a cardboard tube.