Measuring Rainfall: Using Non-Standard Containers

Use different sized containers to measure rainfall. Note differences in the amount of water collected. Suitable for multiple year levels.

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Australian Curriculum Alignment:



Use direct and indirect comparisons to decide which is longer, heavier or holds more, and explain reasoning in everyday language

Yr 1


Measure and compare the lengths and capacities of pairs of objects using uniform informal units

Yr 2


Compare and order several shapes and objects based on length, area, volume and capacity using appropriate uniform informal units

Yr 3


Measure, order and compare objects using familiar metric units of length, mass and capacity

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