Monthly Archives: September 2015

Maths: Capacity

In maths today we have been estimating the capacity of common sized containers. Once we knew how much certain bottles contained, it helped us to predict with greater accuracy, the size of unknown containers.

See if you can use your new estimation skills to work out the capacity of containers you may have at home.

Pitch or Volume?

We know that something vibrates to create sound but it is easy to confuse changing pitch with volume. Volume relates to sounds getting louder or quieter and pitch refers to how high or low sounds are. We spent another afternoon experimenting with elastic bands to try and vary both pitch and volume.