Foundation - They compare objects using mass, length and capacity. Students use direct and indirect comparisons to decide which is longer, heavier or holds more, and explain reasoning in everyday language.
Australian Curriculum Yr 1 Achievement Standard

Biggest, smallest, shortest, longest and tallest.

Fill and squirt the same shapes but different sizes.

Year 1 - Measure and compare the lengths and capacities of pairs of objects using uniform informal units.
Australian Curriculum Yr 1 Achievement Standard

Use small, medium or large cubes to measure with. Thanks Wendy.

Back to TopYear 2 - Compare and order several shapes and objects based on length, area, volume and capacity using appropriate uniform informal units. Students compare masses of objects using balance scales.
Australian Curriculum Yr 2 Achievement Standard

Explore the volume of cube-shaped rocks in Cubiland.

Which object is the heaviest? Many levels.

Back to TopYear 3 - Measure, order and compare objects using familiar metric units of length, mass and capacity.
Australian Curriculum Yr 3 Achievement Standard

Match the weight pairs. Paperclip = 1gm

Which units of measurement to use?

Investigate the volume of rocks that fly out of a volcano.

Match the metric conversions as quick as you can.

Weigh parcels in either kilograms or grams. Great for learning how to read scales.

Try this scale reader which includes weight in grams and kilograms.

Explore the capacity of containers.

Back to TopYear 4 - Use scaled instruments to measure and compare lengths, masses, capacities and temperatures.
Australian Curriculum Yr 4 Achievement Standard

Which units of measurement to use?

Fill boxes with cubes to find volume.

Match the pairs. Eg 2 litres = 2000 millitres.

Explore the capacity of containers.

Shoot the 3D shapes with the same volume.

Back to TopYear 5 - Use appropriate units of measurement for length, area, volume, capacity and mass, and calculate perimeter and area of rectangles.

Australian Curriculum Yr 5 Achievement Standard

Australian Curriculum Yr 5 Achievement Standard

Match the weight pairs. Paperclip = 1gm

Which units of measurement to use?

Fill boxes with cubes to find volume.

Which unit of measurement to use.

Weigh parcels in either kilograms or grams. Great for learning how to read scales.

Back to TopYear 6 - Connect volume and capacity and their units of measurement.

Australian Curriculum Yr 6 Achievement Standard

Australian Curriculum Yr 6 Achievement Standard

Which units of measurement to use?

Investigate length, width and height of a cubic metre.

Investigate length, width and height of cubic metres.

Put explosives under the rocket to figure out what it needs to launch.

Which of the three fruits is heaviest? Uses pounds and ounces. 😬

Estimate the volume of objects such as a filing cabinet, a DVD player, and fridge.

Back to TopYear 7 - Use formulas for the area and perimeter of rectangles and calculate volumes of rectangular prisms. Australian Curriculum Yr 7 Achievement Standard

Explore surface area and volume of rectangular prisms.

Use the rotation and zoom tools to estimate the height, length and width.

Use these rotation and zoom tools to work out volume.