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Surf for More Math

Lesson 7 - Relating Capacity Units to Volume


To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Relating Capacity Units to Volume, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.


Identify the relationship between capacity units and volume units.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 316-317


Instructions for Use


Units of Capacity and Volume lets students to investigate equivalent units of capacity and volume.

To use Units of Capacity and Volume. click the box and type in a number between 0 and 9999. Press 'Enter' or 'Return'.


How High? helps students learn about volume by pouring a liquid from one container into another container with a different shape.

To use How High?, click on one of the 'Base' radio buttons to select the type of container. The container on the left will partially fill with a liquid. Drag the arrow next to the container on the right to the level you think the liquid will reach when it is poured from the container on the left. Click 'Pour' . Compare the height of the liquid to your guess.

Click the 'New Problem' button for the next question.