Purposeful Packaging

Grade Levels: 6-8 | Lesson: 90 minutes; Unit: 150 minutes

Students will play the role of packaging engineers, exploring how to protect shipped items in innovative ways.
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Lesson Plan PDF

Unit

Grade Levels: 6-8

Lesson: 90 minutes; Unit: 150 minutes

Concepts/Skills: Averages, data analysis, environmental impact, sustainability

Objectives: Students will:

  • Design a more sustainable way of packing items for shipment.
  • Collect consumer feedback using surveys.
  • Calculate averages, analyze survey data and evaluate the effectiveness of their design.