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.

9th - 12th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

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