Lesson: Measuring Volume of Liquids and Irregular Solids Science
In this lesson, we will learn how to name the tools used to measure liquid volumes and calculate the volumes of irregular objects.
Chloe puts 2 equal-sized marbles in a graduated cylinder containing 50 cm3 of water. The water level rises up to 70 cm3. What is the volume of each marble?
Jacob is measuring the volume of an irregularly shaped object.
What is the volume of the water before Jacob puts the object in it?
The label shows the increase in volume when Jacob puts the object into the water. What is the volume of the object?
This measuring tool is used to measure volume.
What is the name of this measuring tool?
Why can this tool not be used to measure the volume of a lump of salt?