TLF ID L167
See how small a cubic centimetre looks when compared with a cubic metre (100 cm x 100 cm x 100 cm). Then estimate the volume of cuboids, such as a packet of food and a tool box. Rotate a 3D grid to help you work out dimensions in centimetres. First work out the area of the base. Then multiply your answer by the height to get the volume. Use a 3D animation of each estimate to improve your answer. Fill in data tables by working out progressive totals of length, width, height and volume (up to one cubic metre). This learning object is one in a series of five objects.