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Endless possibilities come with the ChallengePak Maker Project. With the provided mousetraps, wheels, axles, dowel rods, wood strips, rubber bands, balloons, and more, the only limit to creating something exciting is your imagination. The project includes the ChallengePak, which provides enough materials for 25 students. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.
This well-illustrated book is a primer on packaging design. It includes an introduction to packaging and an overview of the components of packaging design and prototyping. It also includes information and patterns for common shipping, telescoping, decorative, retail, and geometric boxes. Includes a glossary on packaging terminology.
Box-making activities and ideas abound, and there are two box-making competitions (challenges). Includes patterns for more than 15 different box configurations.
Get the most out of Pitsco’s Giant Super Clip activity with this workbook.
We are all affected by packaging – from the mail-order item that arrived broken to the flashy packaging in stores. With this guide, students learn about creating tessellations, evaluating material strength and performance, converting two-dimensional drawings to three dimensions, designing according to specifications, reducing waste in packaging, and more.
The Packaging Design Teacher’s Guide contains ITEEA, NCTM, NSTA, and NCTE standards addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and technology activities; pretests and posttests; resource pages; and puzzles. Contains separate activities for middle school and high school students.
Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Pitsco Packaging Design – Getting Started Package; right triangle; scissors or hobby knife; colored pencils or markers; cool-melt glue gun; digital scale; masses; safety glasses; yardstick; eggs; standard classroom tools and materials; and packaging materials such as Styrofoam peanuts, newspaper, plastic grocery bags, or cotton balls. Note: This list is for all activities; individual activities don’t require all listed materials.