The Measurement of Volume ClipArt gallery includes 26 examples of containers used for both liquid and dry measure.

Ten baskets.

Ten Baskets

Ten baskets.

A container used to measure a bushel.

Bushel

A container used to measure a bushel.

The bushel, a unit of dry measure.

Bushel

The bushel, a unit of dry measure.

A bushel is used for dry measures. 4 pecks equal 1 bushel.

Bushel

A bushel is used for dry measures. 4 pecks equal 1 bushel.

Dry measure, Bushel basket

Bushel basket

Dry measure, Bushel basket

An illustration of a Winchester bushel measuring container. A bushel is a unit of dry volume, usually subdivided into eight local gallons in the systems of Imperial units and U.S. customary units. It is used for volumes of dry commodities, not liquids, most often in agriculture.

Winchester Bushel

An illustration of a Winchester bushel measuring container. A bushel is a unit of dry volume, usually…

"To find the number of bushels of grain in a bin or box, multiply the length in feet by the height in feet, then by the width in feet and then by 8. For instance. In a bin 10 feet long, 6 feet high and 8 feet wide, 10 x 8 x 6 x 8 = 384." -Foster, 1921

Capacity

"To find the number of bushels of grain in a bin or box, multiply the length in feet by the height in…

Illustration comparing the fundamental units of measure quart and liter.

Comparison Of Units Of Capacity

Illustration comparing the fundamental units of measure quart and liter.

Illustration used to compare the volumes of a cone and a cylinder by emptying sand from the cone into the cylinder.

Comparative Volumes Of A Cone And Cylinder

Illustration used to compare the volumes of a cone and a cylinder by emptying sand from the cone into…

Illustration used to compare the volumes of a cone, a sphere, and a cylinder.

Comparative Volumes Of A Cone, Sphere, And Cylinder

Illustration used to compare the volumes of a cone, a sphere, and a cylinder.

Illustration comparing the fundamental units of measure 1 cubic yard and 1 cubic meter.

Comparison Of Units Of Cubic Measure

Illustration comparing the fundamental units of measure 1 cubic yard and 1 cubic meter.

Illustration of 2 soup cans that are similar cylinders. The diameter and height of the smaller can is one half that of the larger.

2 Soup Can Cylinders

Illustration of 2 soup cans that are similar cylinders. The diameter and height of the smaller can is…

Containers of dry measure in comparison: one bushel, peck, one half bushel, and one half peck. Illustration also shows liquid measures of quart and pint for comparison.

Dry Measures

Containers of dry measure in comparison: one bushel, peck, one half bushel, and one half peck. Illustration…

An illustration of the imperial standard gallon in 1824.

Imperial Standard Gallon (1824)

An illustration of the imperial standard gallon in 1824.

Liquid measure: gallon, quart, pint

Liquid measure

Liquid measure: gallon, quart, pint

Containers of liquid measure in comparison: one gallon, quart, pint, and gill.

Liquid Measures

Containers of liquid measure in comparison: one gallon, quart, pint, and gill.

Students measuring fruits and grains, converting quarts, pecks, and bushels.

Measuring Grains

Students measuring fruits and grains, converting quarts, pecks, and bushels.

The peck, a unit of dry measure.

Peck

The peck, a unit of dry measure.

A container used to measure a peck.

Peck

A container used to measure a peck.

Illustration of a child with 8 quarts and 1 peck. He is using the baskets to practice measuring. It can be used to write mathematics story problems involving addition, subtraction, money, measurement, and counting.

Child Measuring Using Pecks And Quarts

Illustration of a child with 8 quarts and 1 peck. He is using the baskets to practice measuring. It…

A pint cup used for measuring liquids. 2 pints equal 1 quart.

Pint

A pint cup used for measuring liquids. 2 pints equal 1 quart.

Comparison of the size of a pint, quart, peck, and bushel.

Pint, Quart, Peck, Bushel

Comparison of the size of a pint, quart, peck, and bushel.

Visualizing measurement with different containers that hold one pint and one quart.

Pints and Quarts

Visualizing measurement with different containers that hold one pint and one quart.

Illustration used to compare the volumes of a pyramid and a prism by emptying sand from the pyramid into the prism.

Comparative Volumes Of A Pyramid And Prism

Illustration used to compare the volumes of a pyramid and a prism by emptying sand from the pyramid…

A quart cup used for measuring liquids. 4 quarts equal 1 gallon.

Quart

A quart cup used for measuring liquids. 4 quarts equal 1 gallon.

An illustration of a set containers measuring volume using liters.

Volume Measurements

An illustration of a set containers measuring volume using liters.