# Tuvalu/Maths/Topic 2: Volume and Capacity

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**Topic: Volume and Capacity**

**Overview**

The purpose of this topic is to teach the methods and skills of calculating the volume and capacity of cylinders and prisms.

**Outcome**

At the end of this topic, students will be able to;

- calculate the volume of cylinders
- work out the total surface area of cylinders
- calculate the total surface area of prisms

**Units**

1. Discussion of what a cylinder and a prism look like

2. Calculate the volume of a cylinder

3. Work out Total Surface Area of Cylinders

4. Calculating the Total Surface Area of Prisms