# Volume and Capacity

Volume and Capacity
LO:  I can identify the units to measure liquids.
I can identify the need to measure liquids in everyday life.

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In deze les zitten 19 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 1 video.

Lesduur is: 10 min

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Volume and Capacity
LO:  I can identify the units to measure liquids.
I can identify the need to measure liquids in everyday life.

#### Slide 1 -Tekstslide

What do CAPACITY & VOLUME mean?
CAPACITY is the total amount of liquid a container can hold. We can measure capacity in litres (l) and millilitres (ml). VOLUME is the amount of liquid that is in a container. This changes when liquid is poured in or out.

#### Slide 3 -Video

Which of these would hold more water (have the greatest capacity)?
A
a cup
B
a swimming pool
C
a bath
D
a water bottle

#### Slide 4 -Quizvraag

Which of these holds the least water (has the smallest capacity)?
A
an egg cup
B
a coke bottle
C
a teapot
D
a fish tank

#### Slide 5 -Quizvraag

Which of these water bottles has the most water in it (the greatest volume?)
A
an empty bottle
B
a half full bottle
C
a full bottle
D
a half empty bottle

#### Slide 6 -Quizvraag

What do we measure liquids in?
A
centimetres (cm)
B
kilograms (kg)
C
litres (l)
D
metres (m)

#### Slide 7 -Quizvraag

Why do we need to learn to measure volume?

#### Slide 8 -Open vraag

In our everyday lives we need to measure liquids for many reasons:
- to take medicines safely
- to fill the car with petrol
- to load the washing-machine detergent.

#### Slide 9 -Tekstslide

Which of these food items would we measure in litres and millilitres?
A
flour
B
milk
C
sugar
D
raisins

#### Slide 10 -Quizvraag

Which of these household tasks would we need to measure for?
A
dusting
B
cleaning the bath
C
putting detergent in the washing machine
D
drying up

#### Slide 11 -Quizvraag

There are 1,000 millilitres in a litre.

We write millilitres as ml
and litres as l.

#### Slide 12 -Tekstslide

A 1 litre bottle of water.
Look at the label to see where the volume is written.

#### Slide 13 -Tekstslide

Half a litre is 500ml.
Look at the label on the bottle.

#### Slide 14 -Tekstslide

An ordinary teaspoon holds about 5ml of liquid.

#### Slide 15 -Tekstslide

Which of these would you need about 50 litres to fill?
A
A water bottle
B
A glass of milk
C
A medicine spoon
D
A car's petrol tank

#### Slide 16 -Quizvraag

Which size bottle would students be given with a packed lunch?
A
2L
B
10ml
C
500ml
D
5L

#### Slide 17 -Quizvraag

Which is the bigger amount of liquid - a litre (L) or a millilitre (ml)?

#### Slide 18 -Open vraag

When do we need to measure liquids in everyday life?