### Capacity powerpoint

```Capacity
By: Casie Pease
Capacity (Customary Units)
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Definition – the amount of liquid in an object
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Fluid ounces, cups, pints, quarts, gallons
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Don’t forget your benchmarks
Gallon Kingdom
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There once was a Gallon Kingdom.
In the kingdom, there lived 4 Queens. Each
ruled a corner of the kingdom. 4 corners, 4
queens ( 4 quarts).
Each queen had 2 princesses that were the
apples of their eyes. (2 Princesses = 2 pints
per queen.
Capacity
Gallon Kingdom
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Each Princess has two cute eyes.
Gallon Kingdom
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1 Gallon = 4 quarts (queens)
1 quart (queen) = 2 pints (princesses)
1 princess (pint) = 2 cups (cute eyes)
Also remember that there are 8 fluid ounces
in a cup.
Apply what you know.
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How many quarts are in 1 gallon?
Think of Gallon Kingdom.
A) 2
B) 4
C) 6
D) 8
Show what you know.
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How many cups are in a pint?
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A) 2
B) 4
C) 6
D) 8
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How many pints are in a gallon?
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A) 2
B) 4
C) 6
D) 8
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How many quarts are in ½ gallon?
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A) 2
B) 4
C) 6
D) 8
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How many cups are in a gallon?
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A) 4
B) 8
C) 12
D) 16
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How many ounces are in a cup?
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A) 6 oz
B) 8 oz
C) 10 oz
D) 12 oz
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Answer: B ( 8oz.)
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How many cups are in a quart?
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A) 2
B) 4
C) 6
D) 8
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Think Tank
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How many ounces are in 5 cups?
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5 cups = _____ ounces
Clue: 1 cup = 8 ounces
Big to small or small to big?
Operation???
40 ounces
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How many ounces are in two pints?
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First ask yourself…how many cups are in one pint?
2
So, we have 2 pints with 2 cups in each. Therefore,
we have 4 cups in all.
4 cups = _____ ounces???
Clue: 1 cup = 8 ounces
Big to small or small to big???
32 ounces
How many pints are in 2 gallons?
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2 gallons = ____ pints
Clue: 1 gallon = 8 pints
Operation??? Big to small or small to Big?
16 pints
How many cups are in 8 gallons?
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8 gallons = ____ cups
Clue: 1 gallon = 16 cups
Operation? Big to small or small to big?
Solve.
128 cups
Don’t forget those teaspoons
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1 ounce is about 1 teaspoon of liquid.
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon.
How many teaspoons are in 8 tablespoons?
8 tablespoons = ____ teaspoons
Clue: 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
Operation: big to small or small to big
24 teaspoons
Capacity (Metrics)
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Units =
Milliliters (ml) – large drop of liquid
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Liters (l) – fat water bottle
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Kiloliters – 1,000 liters ( a small Jacuzzi filled
with water is about 1,000 liters)
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Benchmark Review
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1 milliliter is about
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A) the amount of liquid in a teaspoon.
B) a large drop of liquid from a medicine
dropper.
C) ½ a cup full of liquid.
B (drop of liquid)
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1 liter is about…
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A) the size of a cup
B) the size of a gallon
C) the size of a fat water bottle
D) the size of a can of coke
C) the size of a fat water bottle
The size of a kiloliter is about the size
of a ……
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A) sink of water
B) jug of water
C) mug of water
D) Jacuzzi filled with water
D) Jacuzzi
Which unit should you use?
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To measure the amount of medicine you are
going to take for your cough…
A) milliliters
B) liters
C) kiloliters
A) milliliters (ml)
Which unit would you use to measure
the amount of soda in a can?
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A) liters
B) milliliters
C) kiloliters
B) milliliters
Which unit would you use to measure the amount of
liquid in large jug of water?
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A) milliliters
B) liters
C) kiloliters
B) liters
Which unit would you use to measure
the amount of water in a baby pool?
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A) milliliters
B) liters
C) kiloliters
B) liters
Which unit would you use to measure the amount of
water in an Olympic size pool?
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A) milliliters
B) liters
C) kiloliters
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Think Tank
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How many milliliters are in 7 liters?
Clue: 1,000 milliliters are in 1 liter.
Operation: Big to small OR small to big?
7 liters = _____ milliliters
SOLVE!
7,000 milliliters
How many liters are in 9 kiloliters?
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Clue: 1,000 liters are in 1 kiloliter.
Operation: big to small OR small to big?
9 kiloliters = _____ liters
SOLVE!
How many liters are in 3,000 milliliters?
Clue: 1,000 milliliters = 1 liter
 Operation: big to small or small to big
 3,000 milliliters = _____ liters
 Solve!
 3,000 divided by 1,000 =
 3 liters
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How many liters are in 4.5 kiloliters?
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Clue: 1 kiloliter = 1,000 liters
Operation: big to small or small to big?
4.5 kiloliters = _____ liters
SOLVE!
4.5 x 1,000 =