Measure This!

How much wrapping paper will you need to wrap that present? How much juice will this container hold? In this VLE, learn about surface area and volume—two ways to measure 3-dimensional items—and find the answers to these questions and more!

Videos about Measurement:

Baking and Surface Area

Calculating the Volume of a Prism


Try one of these games!
Can You Fill It?


Check out a simulation!
Surface Area and Volume


Try an activity!
Keeping Cool



NSF logo This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DUE-0840824. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.