Capacity …will fill you with happiness! Volume vs. Capacity? Volume is the amount of space that a 3-dimensional object takes up. Capacity is the amount of liquid or other pourable substance that a container can hold. Capacity is the amount of liquid or other pourable substance that a container can hold. Customary Units vs Metric Units Customary Units of Liquid Measure QQ QQ Customary Units of Liquid Measure QQ PP P Q QP PP PP Customary Units of Liquid Measure QQ PP P Q QP PP PP C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C Customary Units of Liquid Measure 1 Gallon = 4 quarts 8 pints 16 cups 1 Quart = 2 pints 4 cups 1 liter is a little more than 1 quart Customary Units of Liquid Measure About how many liters would equal 1 gallon? Between 3 and 4 Customary and Metric Units of Measure Liquids such as water, soft drinks, and fuel are often measured in liters (L). Smaller amounts of liquids are often measured in milliliters (mL). 1 L = 1000 mL Apply what you learned Open your math journal to page 335. Read the top of the page. What is the difference between the measurement of a cubic centimeter and a milliliter? How many cubic centimeters will equal 1 mL? Apply what you learned Complete problems 2, 3 & 4 with a partner. Think and Complete MJ 336 a meter is used to measure distance a liter is used to measure liquid capacity a gram is used to measure weight Now you need to open to MJ 337 For this assignment, you will need worksheet 119, your scissors, and tape. Use the grid paper to find the dimensions and volume of the box. Follow the directions as I demonstrate.