Free online video lessons with examples and solutions to help Grade 5 students learn to recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.

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Common Core Grade 5
Grade 5 Math Lessons

A. A cube with side length 1 unit, called a “unit cube,” is said to have “one cubic unit” of volume, and can be used to measure volume.

B. A solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes is said to have a volume of n cubic units.

Common Core: 5.MD.3

Suggested Learning Targets

• I can identify volume as an attribute of a solid figure.
• I can recognize that a cube with a 1 unit side length is "one cubic unit" of volume.
• I can explain how to find volume of a figure.
Understand volume (5.MD.3)
In this lesson you will learn to identify the difference between a square unit and a cubic unit by analyzing dimensions.
Measuring Volume by Counting Unit Cubes (5.MD.3ab)
This video aligns with Common Core State Standard 5.MD.3ab: A cube with side length 1 unit, called a "unit cube," is said to have "one cubic unit" of volume, and can be used to measure volume. A solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using "n" unit cubes is said to have a volume of "n" cubic units.

Measuring volume with unit cubes How we measure volume? Introduction to Volume

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