|Name of Activity||Measuring Volume|
|Keywords||units, perimeter, area, volume, measurements, surface area, LEGO|
|Subject||Non-LEGO, LEGO Building|
|Grade Level||4, 5, 6|
|Time||1 Hour Total|
|Brief Description||Students will learn about units, perimeter, area and volume by measuring various
objects around a room and finding their volume and surface area.
|Lesson Objectives:||To learn about volume, area, and perimeter.
To learn about three dimensional space.
|Materials Needed:||LEGO shapes (a cube of LEGO bricks)
|Preparation and Set Up:||Make copies of activity worksheet (attached).
Arrange Students into groups of 2.
|Extensions:||Have students find a conversion factor from thumb units to inches or centimeters.|