Online Activities for 3rd - 6th Classes
Matholia - Volume: A number of video lessons on volume (capacity) that include Converting Litres and Millilitres to Millilitres, Converting Millilitres to Litres and Millilitres, Converting Litres to Millilitres, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division of Volume, Volume of a Liquid and Volume of Cubes and Cuboids
Capacity: A series of video lessons from White Rose Maths, including, for Year 3, Measure capacity, Compare capacity, Add and subtract capacity; for Year 5, Metric units; for Year 6, Metric Measures, Convert metric measures, Calculate with metric measures, What is volume, Counting cubes, Volume of a cuboid
Khan Academy - Mass and Volume (Third Grade): Watch the videos and then answer the practice questions. Afterwards, for something more challenging, look at the Fourth Grade activities on Estimating Volume and/or Converting Units of Volume. Or even the Fifth Grade activities on Metric Units of Volume. You can also register for a free Khan Academy account to record your progress and explore other topics/grades.
Mashup Math - Volume: Video lessons that show how to Find the Volume of a Rectangular Prism and Finding the Volume of a Right Rectangular Prism Practice Problem
Capacity: Lots of useful information about capacity from BBC Skillswise, including a video highlighting capacity in the real world.
Using measuring instruments: a guide to understanding the scales on measuring jugs and using them correctly and accurately.
Capacity Countdown: Read the level of liquid on the scale and type in the capacity. Recommendation: work through the given options in order.
Cubes: use this virtual tool to create models of various rectangular prisms and identify their volume and/or surface area; click on the settings cog to input your own dimensions
I know it – Third Grade: Scroll down to Measurement (Metric) and select the volume activities. There are similar activities in Fourth Grade and Fifth Grade.
Measurement: a selection of games from ixl.com. Choose the games to do with volume/metric units of volume and mixed metric units. You can do a number of free quizzes each day without having a subscription.
Comparing and converting metric units: Practice games incorporating metric units of mass/weight, capacity and length.
Math is Fun - Volume: Background information on volume and its main metric units. At the end of the page there is a link to an activity, explaining how you could do some capacity activities at home.
The Jugs Puzzle: You have 2 jugs of different sizes & an unlimited supply of water. Can you measure the exact amount of water needed? Has six different levels.