Welcome to the 3rd dimension! (cue spooky music). It's time to leave the flat world of lines and area behind, and step into depth. Depth is the quality that gives objects that 3rd dimension, and we need to know how to measure in that world, too. Volume is one unit of measurement in this new dimension and we can't wait to share it with you. Enjoy! Common Core Standards: 5.MD.C.3, 5.MD.C.3a, 5.MD.C.3b, 5.MD.C.4, 5.MD.C.5, 5.MD.C.5a, 5.MD.C.5b , 5.MD.C.5c
Volume is a measurement in the 3rd dimension. This means that it not only has width and height, but it has depth as well. Let's watch this video in which we get a great explanation of how we measure volume.
Perhaps you've noticed that after teaching you the concept and doing a few example problems together, we always like to throw you a word problem in which you have to apply what you've learned. So here let's find the volume!