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Cereal Box Project
Challenge your class with this fun and engaging engineering design project. The goal, to create a brand new cereal complete with a list of ingredients, a name and logo, and a box to hold it in. Starting with a survey to determine the needs of the target market, students continue on to design possible solutions, build prototypes, and calculate the costs involved in manufacturing their product.
4th - 8th Math 36 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Cereal Box Book Project
If you need a new way to approach reading assignments in your class, use a creative cereal box project as a book report. With all necessary templates included for each side of the cereal box, the resource guides readers through the process of analyzing their books and reporting on what they have learned.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Comparing Volumes of Cereal Boxes
Explore the deceptive world of food packaging with this fun math activity. Using prior knowledge about measuring the volume of three-dimensional figures, young mathematicians determine the difference between the volume of cereal boxes and that of the cereal they actually hold.
4th - 7th Math 19 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Impact of Inventions on Life in America - Cereal Box Project
Students investigate U.S. history by examining technology post Civil War. In this inventions lesson, students view a slide-show of images demonstrating how the U.S. transformed into an industrial powerhouse in the late 1800's. Students create a fictitious cereal box which demonstrates the inventions and technology of the period.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 50 Downloads
Cereal Box Surface Area
How much math can your learners pour out of a cereal box? Your middle schoolers will explore their favorite cereal and calculate the surface area, volume, and weight ratios and log this information on the provided worksheet. They get to break down the box to get an accurate surface area while writing down all the information on the back.
5th - 8th Math 9 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Cereal Box Book Report
Need a creative idea for an elementary book report? Use a cereal box project to engage your readers beyond plot, setting, and characters. The lesson includes templates for the project and examples from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to assist learners in crafting their book report.
K - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 5 Downloads
3-D Measurement Project
Go beyond flakes and bran and provide this fun and tasty activity that lets learners design and create their own cereal box. It's all about the box when your middle schoolers provide directions and a solution on how to calculate the surface area and volume where the usual breakfast activity is located on the back.
6th - 8th Math 16 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Cereal Box Book Report
With vibrant pictures of student work, a presentation guides young readers through the steps of a cereal box book report. Kids use the boxes to list the title, summary, characters, and setting of their books. Additionally, they create a commercial as a way to present their project to the class.
K - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 1 Download
Snap! Crackle! Box!
Students develop a new cereal and design a box for it. In this art and design lesson, students complete a year-end cumulative activity in which the use all of their artistic skills to develop a new cereal. They use their marketing skills as they design a box that would meet the standards of a graphic designer.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 49 Downloads
Cereal Box Book Report Project
Students create a book report using a cereal box. In this book report lesson plan, students cover the outer parts of a cereal box representing a book they red. They create an original cover on one side, and use the other sides to report on the setting, characters, problem, solution, theme, and anything else they want to include.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 11 Views 105 Downloads
Middle Easts in Miniature
Sixth graders explore the ancient world and why it is important to the modern world. They create a miniature display board made from an empty cereal box. Students list innovations form Mesopotamians. They write a paragraph explaining an ancient accomplishment.
6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 8 Downloads
In this volume worksheet, students determine the number of cuboids needed to create a rectangular prism of a particular size. They determine the mass, volume and density of cereal boxes. Students determine the volume of rectangular prisms and complete a Soma puzzle.
7th - 8th Math 10 Views 92 Downloads
Cereal Box Blocks and More!
Young scholars sort and categorize different types of boxes and cartons. In this sorting instructional activity, students designate areas of the room to put different sizes, styles, or colors of boxes. They help their teacher count and graph the different categories of boxes on a chart.
Pre-K - K Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Picture Perfect Pyramid
Students investigate the concept of the food pyramid. The lesson includes background information for the teacher to lecture students about the food pyramid. They construct a model of the pyramid using cereal boxes. The projects could serve as props for research papers presented as an extension to the lesson.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 37 Downloads