# Metric Mania - Kyrene School District Volume is the amount of space an object takes up. The base unit of volume in the metric system in the liter and is represented by L or l. Metric Units

1 liter (L) = 1000 milliliters (mL) 1 milliliter (mL) = 1 cm3 = 1 gram* To measure volume, use a

graduated cylinder. Read the measurement based on the bottom of the meniscus or curve. When using a real cylinder,

make sure you are eye-level with the level of the water. What is the volume of water in the cylinder? _____mL 67 What causes the

meniscus? A concave meniscus occurs when the molecules of the liquid attract those of the container. The glass attracts the water on the sides. _______ ml

______ ml ______ 52 37 23 ml What is the volume of each cylinder? What is the volume of the

cylinder? 25 ml _______ What is the volume of the cylinder? 9 ml _______

What is the volume of the cylinder? 40 ml _______ What is the volume of the cylinder? 20 ml

_______ Which graduated cylinder has the 2 _____ same volume of liquid as Carols? We can measure the volume of regular object using the formula: Length x Width x Height What is the volume of the

box? 8 cm 10______x 9 cm ______x cm ______= 720 ________cm3

9 cm 8 cm 10 cm What is the volume of the box? 24 _______ cm3

What is the volume of the box? 12 _______ cm3 0 What is the volume of the

box? 13 _______ cm3 5 What is the volume of the box? 11 cm3 _______ We can measure the

volume of irregular object using water displacement. Amount of H2O with object = _________ 260 mL About of H2O without 200 mL object = _________ Difference = Volume =

= 60 _________ 60 cm3 mL What is the volume of the object? 30

_______ cm3 What is the volume of the object? 4 _______ cm3 What is the volume of the nail?

1 _______ cm3 What is the volume of the button? 2

_______ cm3 What is the volume of the button? 3 _______ cm3

What is the volume of the battery? 5 _______ cm3