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
Common Core: 5.MD.3
Suggested Learning Targets
Understand volume (5.MD.3)
- 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.
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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