This investigation allows students to dive into surface area and volume with an environmental focus. It's a hands-on and practical activity that gives mathematical calculations a real-world context!
The Problem: Juice boxes are convenient and easy to drink, but they leave tons of trash in our environment that can be harmful to wildlife.
The Investigation: You were hired by a juice box company to help out with their mission to reduce waste in the environment. To do so, you need to figure out which juice box design uses the least amount of packaging, but holds the largest amount of juice.