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33 resources with the keyterm packaging

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Packaging Tricks

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students become aware of the ways in which packaging is designed to attract kids. In a series of activites, students compare similar food products, assess nutritional value, and participate in field trip to see how packaging affects...
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Fish Tanks: Volume and Surface Area

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Given a very realistic challenge, your young geometers design residential fish tanks in rectangular and triangular prism shapes. They compute the volume of water each will hold. They also determine the size of plastic covers for each...
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Fancy Packaging

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Youngsters consider the amount of packaging used in manufacturing food and follow its travels through to the landfill. They brainstorm ways in which to reduce packaging and take a survey at home to evaluate ways they could reduce trash.
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Shipping For Survival

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Students explore package engineering and investigate design.  For this shipping lesson students are given a flower and are to come up with a packaging that will allow the flower to get to its destination as fresh as possible. 
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Packaging

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In this environmental awareness instructional activity, students discuss packaging and the importance of using recycled materials in their packaging. Students bring in all sorts of items from home, and brainstorm ways that those items...
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Convenience Foods and The Role of Preservatives

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the role of packaging, additives, and preservatives in food preservation specifically pizza. They experiment with bread to determine the effect of preservative on it.
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Packaging and Containers

For Teachers 1st
How would you carry a cat? Learners view a slide of a carrying case for a cat, and discuss the features of the design that led them to know what it was used for. The final slide has them looks at three other packages, and try to decide...
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The Total Package

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars design streamlined packaging designed to reduce waste production. In this waste reduction lesson plan, students view a diagram to introduce the concept of the engineering design process and discuss ways that packaging can...
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Making Decisions: Packaging and the Environment

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars work in small groups to redesign the packaging of several common items. They attempt to reach the goal of 25% reduction in packaging materials currently used and explore the impact of various materials and designs in...
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NECESSARY WRAPPERS?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students bring in a packaged item to unwrap. They weigh the pile of packaging and pile of product and determine which weighs more. They identify the source of raw materials for packaging and discuss ways to reduce packaging and overall...
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It's a Wrap!

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars read about the importance of packaging foods and related items properly and reducing waste. In this packaging lesson, students read the background information about packaging and bring a variety of packaging materials to...
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IC fabrication and packaging

For Students 7th - 12th
In this fabication worksheet students examine what the acronym "DIP" means. They answer a set of questions and identify integrated circuits. 
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Cookie Packaging Chart

For Students 4th - 6th
In this environmental issue worksheet, students fill out a chart to compare the packaging used in their choice of 5 brands of cookies. Students record the brand of cookie, pieces of packaging, number of cookies in the package, and type...
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Packaging - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the throw-away and recyclable packaging. In this environmental issues lesson, students seek out the natural resources used to make packaging materials, determine if packaging is needed for products, and write...
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It's all In the Package

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the concept of reducing solid waste and how it relates to product packaging. They read about and evaluate the packaging decisions of two major U.S. corporations, develop a t-chart comparing the pros and cons of various...
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Holiday Science Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students make compost piles out of food left overs, pine cones, packaging and more, and practice the scientific method by planting new seeds in the piles. In this compost lesson plan, students record the results for each pile.
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UNWRAPPING PACKAGING

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students study product packaging and determine if it is excessive and if it is recyclable.  In this packaging instructional activity students examine and identify waste reduction techniques. 
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Packaging Your Product!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss the functions, benefits and drawbacks of packaging.  In this product package lesson students design alternative packaging and write an essay to deal with the issues of packaging. 
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Product Packaging Conundrum

For Students 5th - 6th
For this product packaging conundrum worksheet, students research product packaging to select materials and design for packaging a model of the school mascot.  This page has numerous links to helpful web resources.
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Convenience Foods and The Role of Preservatives

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students identify the convenience food components of pizza and the role packaging and additives play in the preservation of foods. In this food preservation lesson, students view and investigate packaging of food products. They research...
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Congruent Containers

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this congruency worksheet, students find congruency in everyday packaging on everyday items and answer questions about them. Students answer 4 questions.
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So Many Cookies...So Much Packaging

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore the way packaging is used in the distribution of goods. In this packaging lesson, students investigate how packaging is used, what resources are used to make it and ways it can be recycled.
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Potato Ways

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students analyze the packaging process. In this consumer awareness lesson, students analyze the process of packaging a potato and identify positive and negative ways of packaging. Students study statistics on an overhead transparency to...
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All Wrapped Up

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore packaging. In this cross-curriculum instructional activity, students bring in samples of food packaging and identify the packaging as natural or manufactured.