Container Logistics

Here's a creative activity that lets pupils be creative as well! While considering many different factors, learners devise a plan to increase the efficiency of container shipments. The design of the activity encourages creative, out-of-the-box thinking while supporting decisions with mathematical reinforcement.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign as a unit-long activity when studying equation writing to model situations
  • Have pupils present their strategies to the class or create video presentations 
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a basic understanding of rates and dimension
Pros

  • Provides background knowledge essential to completing the activity
  • Uses math to model a real-world scenario
Cons

  • None
Common Core