Measuring Capacity Worksheets

This page contains a lot of worksheets from kindergarten through grade 5. It contains estimating capacity of real-life objects, comparing two quantities, reading graduated cylinder, reading jug, filling jug and calculating capacity of single item.

Estimating Capacity

Capacity of Real-life Object

Each worksheet has 8 multiple choice questions estimating capacity of real-life object. Both metric and customary units included.

Estimating Capacity

Metric Units:

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U.S. Customary Units:

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Comparing Capacity

Compare the capacity of two quantities, and fill in the box with the appropriate symbol <, > or = in each problem.

Comparing Capacity

Metric Units:

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U.S. Customary Units:

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More or Less

Choose the best estimation that describes the capacity of each object.

Correct Unit of capacity Measures

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Reading Graduated Cylinder

Reading Cylinder: Whole Number

Read each graduated cylinder to the nearest whole number. Scales are graduated with an increment of 1 mL, 2 mL, 5 mL, 10 mL and 100 mL.

Reading a Graduated Cylinder

25 mL:

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50 mL: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3 | Grab 'em All

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Mixed:

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Reading Cylinder: Decimals

Each capacity worksheet has 10 problems in reading graduated cylinders. Most of the answers are decimals.

Reading Cylinders - Decimals

5 mL:

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Measuring Jug

Reading Jug

Read the measuring jug with the scale graduated in 50 mL and 100 mL.

Reading Jug

1 L:

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2 L: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3 | Grab 'em All

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Filling the Jug

Each worksheet has 3 question types involving addition and subtraction. Find out how much water required (or pour out) to reach the certain reading. Both 1 Liter and 2 Liters jug included.

Jug Addition and Subtraction

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Capacity of Single Item

Metric Units

Capacity of bigger object is equal to capacity of several smaller objects. Find the capacity of each smaller object.

Capacity of Smaller Object: Metric Units

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U.S. Customary Units

Each worksheet has 5 problems finding capacity of each smaller object.

Unitary Method: Customary Units

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