Instructional Activity# Exploratory Challenge: Measuring a Container’s Capacity

Lesson 24. Unit 3. Grade 7 EngageNY

EngageNY8 min(s)

This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 24, Unit 3, Grade 7. Students progress from measuring the volume of a liquid inside a right rectangular prism filled to capacity to solving a variety of problems involving liquids and prism-shaped containers. Ask questions to guide students in discovering the need to account for the thickness of the container material in determining the "inside" volume of the container.