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Measuring Liquid Volume and Capacity – 3rd Grade Measurement Activities


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Students will be engaged with this Measuring Capacity and Liquid Volume Google Slides. First, students drag and drop measurements of capacity to label beakers and cylinders. The fun continues as students adjust the level of liquid in containers to match capacity labels.

Benefits and Features of this Digital Measuring Capacity resource:

  • Every slide is bright and colorful to capture your students’ attention.
  • Interactive movable pieces keep students engaged.
  • Video Instructions embedded into the Google Slides make your job easier.

Video instructions for students are embedded in the activity:

  1. Have students who forget instructions as soon as it is time for them to begin working? Students can watch the video instructions before completing the activity at a math station, for seatwork or homework.
  2. Have students who are absent? The video instructions save you time so that you don’t have to explain how to complete the activity to students.
  3. Have a sub? They can watch the video instructions so that they can offer support while students complete the digital activity.

Liquid Volume and Capacity Topics Include:

  • Reading the level of liquid volume in containers
  • Thinking about the capacity markings on containers as Vertical Number Lines and finding the value of intervals between those lines
  • Solving Capacity Word Problems involving adding and subtracting the liquid volume in beakers and other containers

What’s Included in this resource?

  • PDF with a Link to make a copy of the Measuring Capacity Google Slides in your Google Drive
  • Video Instructions (Student devices must be able to access YouTube)
  • 15 engaging student practice slides
  • Teacher Key

Ideas on how to use this Digital Measuring Capacity resource:

  • Use it as a whole class teaching tool by projecting the slides and using the movable, interactive pieces to teach your lesson
  • Use this resource as a no prep math station
  • Use it as an early finisher activity
  • Use this resource for small group reteach or tutoring
  • Assign this resource as a lesson for student practice as independent work. the embedded video instructions keep students from interrupting you.
  • Share the digital key for parents and students to check work at home

This resource can be easily assigned in Google Classroom or any other platform compatible with Google Slides. Homeschool parents can use this resource by simply opening it in Google Slides. All you need to access Google Slides is a free Gmail account.

Additional information



Common Core


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Digital Resources

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Number of Pages

15 student slides + video instructions