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Unit cubes and volume

This lesson uses unit cubes and hollow objects to demonstrate the concept of volume and the units used. Further lessons build on this, introducing the formula.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 7
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Explicit teaching
Keywords Volume, Prism formula, Length, Units, Cubes

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Measurement
Topics Area, volume and surface area
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Solve problems involving the volume of right prisms including rectangular and triangular prisms, using established formulas and appropriate units

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P9)

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