Math Unit 2 Prisms & Solids - Volume

Unit 2:     Prisms and Solids

            3-D Geometry and Measurement


Unit Focus:

  • Structure and volume of three-dimensional (3-D) shapes
  • Rectangular prisms and solids that are composed of rectangular prisms
  • Examine models and patterns of 3-D shapes
  • Develop strategies to find the total volume in cubic units
  • Apply formulas for volume:  Length x Width x Height



Mastery of multiplication facts will help students become fluent with volume computation.




Variety of math related games on “mathplayground”


Volume You Tube Video





Understanding Volume


Volume of a Rectangular Prism  Video


Square Units and Cubic Units - What's the difference?


Find Volume by Counting Cubes 


Find Volume by Multiplying the Base X Height


Find the Volume of Two Rectangular Prisms

Find Volume by Multiplying Length X Width X Height 

More L X W X H 


Cubic Volume and Liquid Volume - What's the difference?