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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
Get 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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How Corn Conquered the World

For Students 9th - 12th
Corn is amazing! A short video traces the development of the most-grown plant on the globe, from its beginnings in Mesoamerica to its many uses beyond as a food stable. 
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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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Kernel Count!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is an impressive and thorough activity 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....
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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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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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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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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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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 Reading Comprehension Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this popcorn reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 1 paragraph selection pertaining to popcorn and then answer 3 multiple choice questions regarding the information.
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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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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. For 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...
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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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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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Altogether Now, The Five Senses

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners make popcorn to summarize end of five senses unit.
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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.
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Popcorn Seed Mosaics

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create mosaics using popcorn kernels. They use tempera paint to color popcorn kernels, design a drawing of their choice and then outline and fill in the drawing using the colored seeds.
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Popcorn Pictures

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create a three-dimensional picture using popped popcorn. They draw a design of their choice and incorporate popcorn in the finished product.
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Popcorn Poem

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students physically respond to a poem that uses the word "pop" in a variety of ways. They jump up every time they hear the word "pop" used by itself or as part of another word.
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Sound Bottles

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify the contents of covered bottles by sound. They shake covered bottles containing popcorn kernels, rice and beans and then identify the contents based on what they hear.