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• #### Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Area and Volume

Bill demonstrates how to measure the area of different rectangles and the volume of a cube. He explains what the area and volume mean: how much room the shape takes up.

• #### Square One Television: Popcorn Volume

When a man decides to doubles the dimensions of his popcorn, he's surprised to see the volume has increased eightfold.

• #### Phineas and Ferb: How Many Jellybeans?

Phineas, Ferb and friends try to determine the volume of a cylinder, but Buford solves it for them. This is a humorous introduction to the concept of volume of cylinders. There is a small little "bathroom humor" remark at the end to be wary of if you are dealing with a sensitive audience.

• #### Cyberchase: Feeding the Twins

Bianca is babysitting a set of twin boys and needs to feed them exactly 9 ounces of baby formula. She tries to find two containers that have the same volume so that she can feed each baby the same amount. She tests out different containers and learns that, although some containers may look different, they can hold the same volume.

• #### The Natural: Baseball Breaks

While at bat, Roy hits the baseball so hard that the cover breaks off, revealing string and a ball. The players on the other team struggle to handle the ball without its cover. This clip can be used to teach estimating volume: what is the volume of the material inside the baseball cover?