Åk 6–9
 
1.1 Introduction
Volume is a measurement for how much something can hold.  One way to think about this in order to understand the concept volume is to imagine filling an object with water.  The object’s volume is equal to the quantity of water it contains.  Here are a few examples of volume:



A bigger bottle has a larger volume, so it contains more soda pop.

These bottles contain 33 cl, 5 dl and
1 liter.

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An oil drum contains 200 liters.


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A normal sized person has circa 4.5 liters of  blood in their body.


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