MSS1/E3.7 Read, estimate, measure and compare capacity using common and standard units.
(a) read scales to the nearest labelled or unlabelled division
(b) know that 1000ml = 1 litre
Two work sheets (one also includes Imperial measures) for a great hands-on ‘measures’ session. Ideal for mixed ability groups.
(Kate suggests that you ensure all measurements are securely covered or blacked out to avoid peaking!).
Illustrated handouts on metric measures with conversion factors and everyday examples of weight, capacity and length. Margaret suggests that it makes a good warm up for Dave Walkden’s Christmas Pudding Activity (see below).