Candies R Us

A box is fun to make, especially when it's a candy box! These activities help to cement understanding of the difference between surface area and volume. Have individuals measure the surface area of their box in two-dimensions before cutting and shaping into a three dimensional object. Before ending the lesson, have each child complete a worksheet based on area. A home connection and other extensions further comprehension.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

Grade
5th - 6th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Year
2008
Usage Permissions
Fine Print
Common Core