Year 6 Volume – Counting Cubes Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Volume – Counting Cubes Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ understanding of finding the volume by counting cubes within a problem solving context. Pupils will use clues to work out the volume of three towers.

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National Curriculum Objectives


Mathematics Year 6: (6M8a) Calculate, estimate and compare volume of cubes and cuboids using standard units, including cubic centimetres (cm3) and cubic metres (m3), and extending to other units [for example, mm3 and km3]