Recognize volume as additive. Find volumes of solid figures composed of two non-overlapping right rectangular prisms by adding the volumes of the non-overlapping parts, applying this technique to solve real world problems.

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Ages: 7 - 13
Curious George Helps Teach Shape and Volume
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by PBS Kids
In this video from Curious George, students are engaged in a classroom activity that introduces them to volume. Using cubes, the students learn that volume is the amount of space that something takes up and that, no matter how they are configured, ob... [more]
Found by begamatt in 5.MD.C.5c
August 14, 2010 at 08:21 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
From learner.org, produced by learner.org
Explore several methods for finding the volume of objects, using both standard cubic units and non-standard measures. Explore how volume formulas for solid objects such as spheres, cylinders, and cones are derived and related.
Found by tinag1974 in 5.MD.C.5c
March 8, 2010 at 01:26 PM
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Ages: 3 - 18
Prisms: Turn Up the Volume (Interactive)
From pbs.org, produced by MathActive
Investigate rectangular prisms and the formula used to find their volumes. Practice finding prism volumes and examine real world applications of this concept.
July 16, 2012 at 05:23 PM
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Ages: 10 - 15
Find the volume of odd shaped solids
From sophia.org, produced by Graham Pardun
In this video, learn to find the volume of odd shaped solids. The instructor uses two real-life examples: Stonehenge and a small tower (consisting of a cube and a pyramid). He recreates the images by drawing them as prisms, then shows how to solve to... [more]
Found by wendyofoz in 5.MD.C.5c
October 31, 2012 at 12:29 AM
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Finding Volume Using Rectangular Prisms
From YouTube, produced by Lawrence Perez
This video lesson presents Mr. Perez and his student Charlie as they discuss how to solve for volume of rectangular solids. Mr. Perez shows a staircase shape and demonstrates how to find the volume of each separate rectangular solid before calculatin... [more]
Found by wendyofoz in 5.MD.C.5c
November 3, 2012 at 04:05 PM
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Volume of composite figures
From dailymotion.com, produced by Ten Marks
In this video, learn how to determine the volume of two composite figures. The first example consists of two rectangular prisms. The second example consists of a triangular prism and a rectangular prism. The instructor shows how to divide each into s... [more]
Found by wendyofoz in 5.MD.C.5c
November 3, 2012 at 03:56 PM
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Finding Volume using Rectangular Solids
From YouTube, produced by Lawrence Perez
In this video about volume they discuss what volume is, the equation to find volume for a rectangular solid is length time width times height. The problem they do breaks up a figure into different pieces. This what they did, they broke the figure up ... [more]
Found by Anonymous in 5.MD.C.5c
July 31, 2009 at 12:51 PM
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