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Grades 612. Imagine a world where polystyrene foam cannot be used for disposable food and drink containers. Design teams are faced with this challenge as they combine biodegradable materials and a paper cup to create a system that outperforms a single foam cup. Kit materials support 15 pairs of students. Instructions are included.
Grades 612. In this design challenge, student teams combine biodegradable materials and a paper cup to create a system that outperforms a single polystyrene foam cup.
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This kit activity helps you teach the following Next Generation Science Standards:
Kit materials support 15 pairs of students and include instructions.
|Paper Cups, 8 oz||20||Included|
|Foam Cups, 8 oz||15||Included|
|Lid for Foam Cups, 8 oz||20||Included|
|White Rice, 14 oz||5||Included|
|Sand, 5 lb||1||Included|
|Circular Hook Fasteners||100||Included|
|Circular Loop Fasteners||100||Included|
|Digital Resource Instruction Card||1||Included|
|Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide||1||Included|
|Graduated Cylinders, 100 mL||15||Needed, Not Included|
|Thermometers||15||Needed, Not Included|
|Beakers, 250 mL||15||Needed, Not Included|
|Heat-Resistant Gloves or Beaker Tongs||15||Needed, Not Included|
|Timers||15||Needed, Not Included|
|Scissors||Needed, Not Included|
|Box Sealing Tape||Needed, Not Included|
|Hot Water (70 to 75° C)||Needed, Not Included|
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