How to Read a Graduated Cylinder

As part of the JFR Science series, an insightful video explains how to read a graduated cylinder. It offers the three key things to remember each time.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Share this video before having young scientists read a graduated cylinder
  • Set up various sizes of graduated cylinders and have pupils write down how much is in each and discuss any variations between measurements
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes prior knowledge of milliliters, but it is not required

  • Requires very little class time
  • Lets learners immediately apply new knowledge

  • None