Comparing Capacity and Volume Video Tutorial

Teacher Specific Information

In this Comparing Capacity and Volume Video Tutorial, Katie shows pupils how to compare volume and capacity. She uses a range of containers and materials to demonstrate the concept whilst introducing and reinforcing mathematical language such as: empty, almost empty, half full, almost full and full.

This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Mathematics Year 1: (1M1) Compare, describe and solve practical problems for: lengths and heights [for example, long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half]mass/weight [for example, heavy/light, heavier than, lighter than] capacity and volume [for example, full/empty, more than, less than, half, half full, quarter]