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52 resources with the concept popcorn

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A Poppin' Good Time

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this graphs and word problems worksheet, students take a survey of 8 people to see what type of popcorn they like best. Students create a popcorn pie graph and write fractions from their survey results. Students solve 6 3-digit...
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Discovering Quadratics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewGet to know quadratics from a couple of different perspectives. Classmates work in small groups to determine the optimal cooking time for microwave popcorn. Group members pop bags of popcorn for different times and collect data on the...
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Corn and Popcorn

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have a popping good time. Using probability and statistics skills, learners determine which type of popcorn to buy based on the percentage of kernels popped. After analyzing corn and popcorn sales to make a prediction of future sales,...
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Popcorn Reading Comprehension Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this popcorn reading comprehension activity, students read a 1 paragraph selection pertaining to popcorn and then answer 3 multiple choice questions regarding the information.
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Let's Make Music!

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create musical instruments filled with popcorn. They use a variety of common containers to make instruments which they play along with music on CD's.
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Where Does Your Popcorn Grow?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the geographical conditions that effect how and where popcorn is grown. They research the states that are major popcorn producers and report on their findings.
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Kernel Count!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is an impressive and thorough lesson on estimation. Young mathematicians estimate how many kernels of popcorn can fit in a tablespoon, then how many tablespoons of kernels can fit in a baby food jar. The popcorn is then popped. All...
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Popcorn Nutrition

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students read a snack nutrition chart and answer questions. They compare nutrition levels of snack foods. They correctly calculate differences in nutritional value.
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The Popcorn Package

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work in teams to develop, design, package and market a popcorn snack product. They research popcorn products and the target market, design logos and graphics for packaging and develop a marketing plan to present to the class.
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Altogether Now, The Five Senses

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students make popcorn to summarize end of five senses unit.
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Popcorn Math

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Everyone loves popcorn! Use this treat to teach math concepts including place value, estimating, graphing, and volume. Eight possible activities are included, and they can be modified to fit all grade levels. 
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Nutrition and You: Popcorn in the Food Pyramid

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students examine how important healthy nutrition is to keep the body in good form. They examine two plates of food to decide which one contains food that is good for them and why.
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Math Problems: Quick Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division Exercises

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine quick ways of computing math problems using popcorn examples. They practice a number of examples.
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Popcorn

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Hungry learners perform a number of popcorn investigations. They investigate the volume of popcorn kernels before and after popping. They use both standard and non-standard units of measurement to measure the kernels. 
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Popcorn History

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners investigate the history of popcorn. They research the history of popcorn using the internet. Students work in small groups to create a timeline outlining the history of popcorn.
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Seed Germination Tests

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students observe the seed viability of stored popcorn. They prepare Petri dishes with wetted popcorn and observe the kernels for germination over a period of two weeks. They record and chart their observations.
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Pop Secret Information

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students design procedures for increasing the popping rate of a set amount of popcorn kernels. They propose and test a "secret" addition to the corn popping procedure which they expect would increase the popping rate and then write lab...
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ESTIMATION

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars practice estimating and counting and using a ruler to measure distance.
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Positively Popcorn

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders watch and discuss how popcorn pops. In this lesson on matter, 2nd graders listen to the teacher read the story The Popcorn Dragon by Jane Thayer, watch the teacher pop popcorn and discuss how popcorn pops. In order to...
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Contributions

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the contributions of the First Nations. In this contributions lesson, 2nd graders discover the origin of popcorn. Students read about popcorn and how popcorn can be used in many ways. Students write a paragraph...
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Impacting Indiana

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore Indiana. In this Indiana history lesson, 4th graders discuss how Indiana has developed through the years. Students discuss Indiana agriculture and follow a recipe using ingredients from Indiana crops. Students view...
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Pop Around the World

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students study the origin of popcorn. They locate countries where it is grown on a world map. They color the world map and glue kernels of popcorn onto the countries from which popcorn originated. They write the names of common items...
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Popcorn Geography

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students use kernels to create a "Top Corn-Producing States" map or graph. They read and round off numbers. Students identify on a U.S. outline map the location of corn-growing states. They create a visual (map or graph) illustration...
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Legends and Myths

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students write an original myth or legend about why popcorn pops. They compile the legends into a class book and then research the scientific reason of why popcorn pops when heated.