Capacity is a measure of how much something can hold, before it becomes full. A millilitre is the volume of one cubic centimetre. A thousand millilitres is a litre.
Quick tips for tutors
- The meaning of capacity and volume
- Discussion of appropriate units of capacity
- How to read scales and some common errors in reading scales
- Methods to work out the volume of a range of shapes
- Standard and non-standard units of capacity
- Activities to practise understanding of capacity and volume