Volume of Shapes Video Tutorial

Teacher Specific Information

In this Volume of Shapes Video Tutorial, Ivan shows pupils how to calculate the volume of various shapes. He gives a definition of volume, demonstrates how to calculate the volume of a cuboid, and then the volume of a triangular prism in order to extend pupils’ learning. There are questions for pupils to answer throughout the video.

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:

Perimeter, Area and Volume
Mathematics Year 6: (6M8b) Recognise when it is possible to use formulae for the volume of shapes