Cubes of Volume

Cubes of Volume Worksheet

Worksheet Description

This worksheet is a collection of nine three-dimensional shapes composed of smaller cubes, each intended to represent a volume in cubic centimeters (cm³). At the top of the page, there is a legend indicating the volume of one small cube and a larger cube made up of four smaller ones. Students are instructed to count the cubes in each of the larger shapes and calculate their total volume. Each shape is numbered, allowing students to write down their calculations corresponding to each number.

The worksheet is designed to help students understand the concept of volume in a tangible and visual way, using cubic units. It teaches them to calculate the volume of a three-dimensional object by counting how many unit cubes fit inside it. This activity is crucial for developing spatial awareness and an understanding of how volume can be quantified in a building-block approach. Moreover, it introduces students to the practical application of multiplication and addition in determining the volume of composite shapes.