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This unit explores the volume (in cubic units) of skyscraper constructions. Students investigate the most efficient way to pack cuboids in a confined space, and the relationship between millilitres and cubic centimetres.
|Year level(s)||Year 5|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Differentiated teaching, Mathematics investigation, Explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Measurement|
|Topics||Mass and capacity, Area, volume and surface area|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Choose appropriate metric units when measuring the length, mass and capacity of objects; use smaller units or a combination of units to obtain a more accurate measure
Understanding units of measurement (P8)
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