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Students are given a generic cereal (I used Cheerios) and told to create the most cost-efficient and desirable packaging to attract consumers to buy their cereal over their competitors (their classmates!) Each group finds out their profit considering factors such as price of packaging, cost to buye
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Students are asked to find the volume of two cereal boxes, the volume of the cereal inside each box, and the amount of empty space inside each box. Students are then asked to compare the cereal brands, and are challenged to write a letter to the cereal companies with suggestions on how to fill thei
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This is a Project Based Learning Unit that focuses on students redesigning the traditional Cereal Box. Students will work through the Engineering Design Process as well as learn the background mathematical concepts to create a newer version of a Cereal Container that decreases the Surface Area of m
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This Project Based Learning (PBL) Unit works through several of the 6th Grade Common Core Math Standards as well as Next Generation Science Standards where they must re-design a Cereal Box. Problem Statement: How can we recreate the cereal box or container so we can decrease the amount of materi
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Cereal Box Surface Area Project is also available in the following packages at a discount: 1) Middle School Math Lessons, Projects, and Games eBook (42 engaging math activities - 438 pages) (\$87.00) 2) Geometry Activities eBook for Middle School Math (6 lessons/projects) (\$23.00) Check out these
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This project is great to practice determining volumes and allows your students to "think outside the box."
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This project can be used when teaching Surface Area and Volume in grades 5-7. Students will design their own cereal brand and box. Students will label their cereal box and it’s dimensions. Then, students will find the volume of the cereal box. Students will create a surface area net or
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Cereal Box Project The cereal box project is a creative, multi- subject, collaborative, critical thinking project, with built in differentiation, designed to assess student’s understanding of: -3D solids – nets, attributes, perimeter, area, surface area and volume (choose the expectations for your
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This is a Project Based Learning Unit that focuses on students re-designing the traditional Cereal Box. Students will work through the Engineering Design Process as well as learn the background mathematical concepts to create a newer version of a Cereal Container that decreases the Surface Area of
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This is a partner project/activity that focuses on Surface Area and Volume. Students are given the dimensions to a cylindrical box and asked to create two different rectangular boxes that must have the same volume as the cylindrical box. This zip file comes with a getting started sheet for the teac
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This is a middle school STEM project where students will be challenged to analyze an already existing cereal box and then redesign it to decrease its surface area (amount of cardboard used) while keeping the same volume (amount of cereal it can hold). The project is broken down in to 6 parts, makin
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After teaching students volume and surface area of a rectangular prism, they can use those skills to create their own cereal box. Student use nets as a tool to help them persevere through this task.
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Students pick a March Madness team and player to research. They have a series of challenges such as conversions, area/perimeter, volume, mean/median/mode/range, and multiplying a fraction by a whole number. A great review
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A fun volume project all children will enjoy.
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Students design their own cereal boxes with different volumes using the formula length x width x height
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Math Projects: Grades 3-5 contains 39 math projects designed to provide opportunities for students to make their own decisions as to how to research, organize and record their work without the confining structure of a worksheet. Each project includes a student-friendly rubric to provide students wi
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STEM Challenge! Let’s build a box! (And learn a little about volume and surface area, too!) Your students will love this terrific STEM activity. They will use cereal boxes and have great discussions about the appearance of the boxes, as well as how much a box contains. They will learn about volume a
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This packet includes 89 images (including black and white images) relating to volume of prisms. Included in this packet 9 prisms, including removable layers (total 30 color prisms) 3 nets 9 irregular shapes 3 cereal boxes 3 shoe boxes 3 tissue boxes 3 juice boxes 2 jewelry boxes 1 fish tank 1 card
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Finding the volume of rectangular prisms - This unit includes 27 pages plus answer keys consisting of the following : practice worksheets, tasks, a unit quiz, reference sheets, and answer keys. - counting visible cubes - developing a strategy with cubes - solving with given dimensions - correct un
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This is a comprehensive and complete unit for teaching all of the 6th Grade Common Core Geometry Standards. We have also included one of our Project Based Learning Units called the Cereal Box Re-design in the bundle as well. We have been teaching these standards for the past couple of years and
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In this bundle you will find the Mini City and Design Your Own Cereal Box projects. The projects allows students to explore volume and surface area. There is a flip book that on volume.
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This product contains questions and set up instructions for 9 stations that involve problem solving with rectangular prisms and cubes. Each station provides a hands on experience when finding the volume of rectangular prisms with and without unit cubes. These stations require a bit of prep from th
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The Geometry Activities eBook is a collection of 6 of our top lessons and projects, organized by mathematical strand and available at a substantial savings. This product is download. Sold separately, these 6 engaging, hands-on lessons and projects retail for \$44.00 on Teachers Pay Teachers.com. Y
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Students will explore surface area and volume with this real world project. Students will first choose to create a mobile, flip book, power point, or poster explaining what surface area and volume are. They will next choose to create a new cereal box or donut box using surface area and volume. A
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