Lesson: Nonstandard Units of Volume and Capacity Mathematics • 1st Grade
In this lesson, we will learn how to measure capacity with nonstandard units and to use our measurements to compare the capacity of objects.
Ethan filled a jug by pouring in 3 cups of water.
Pick the words that are missing: The volume of the jug is 3 cups.
Noah poured water into two fishbowls.
One jug holds 2 cups of water.
Which bowl contains more water?
Capacity is the amount that objects can hold. Finish the sentences to compare the capacity of the saucepan and the pot.
Fill in the blank: The saucepan holds .
Fill in the blank: The pot holds .
Fill in the blank: The capacity of the pot is the capacity of the saucepan.