Confectionery Delight

High schoolers explore the problem of maximizing the volume of a box by making a physical model and observing how changes in the orientation of the paper changes the volume. They use the symbolic capacity of their calculators and differential calculus to compute the size of the square which gives maximum volume.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2001
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