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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 22 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 57 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 15 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Cereal Box Book Report
What is is about cereal boxes that draws consumers in? Tap into the effective marketing of cereal boxes and apply those elements to a book report. Pupils cover cereal boxes with information about their chosen books. they must create a cover page with an original cereal name related to their book, include information about characters and setting, write a brief summary, design a game for the back of the box, provide basic information about their books, and include a prize.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 2 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 20 Views 18 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 4 Views 5 Downloads
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 8 Views 8 Downloads
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
New Review Mummies in the Morning
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages children with a wide variety of fun activities and projects.
3 mins 1st - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Using Recycled Materials
What happens to our recycling once it is hauled away? In the third of four Earth Day lessons about recycling and reducing our impact on the world's natural resources, learners explore where recycled materials go and what becomes of them. After a quick overview, kids work in pairs to research a product from its original form (natural resource) to its typical disposal.
6th - 8th Science 20 Views 17 Downloads
Paper mache projects are great for using up paper from the recycle bin. Give your class the chance to create a three-dimensional globe out of paper mache. They'll work to make their globes as accurate as possible, adding proper colors and textures.
1st - 6th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
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 10 Views 52 Downloads
Snap! Crackle! Box!
High schoolers develop a new cereal and design a box for it. In this art and design instructional activity, 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 19 Views 50 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
Looking for a good lesson on tessellations for your elementary schoolers? This one looks to be quite good! Pupils discover that a tessellation is any pattern of repeating shapes that cover a surface without overlapping or leaving any gaps. The lesson honors the fact that a tessellation is akin to an art project with the challenge of solving a puzzle.
3rd - 5th Math 10 Views 7 Downloads
Building a Skyscraper
Creating buildings that reach hundreds of feet into the sky is no easy task. The third lesson in this series begins with four activities that engage young architects in exploring the major challenges that are faced when designing and building skyscrapers.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 18 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Manufacturing Technologies: Making a Picture Frame
Students use cereal boxes, paint, buttons and glue to design and make a frame for a photograph. They consider the different processes involved in making the frame and discuss how their observations apply to manufacturing systems that are used to produce factory-made goods.
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering 6 Views 12 Downloads