Materials List: A Sweet Volume:
Designing a Jumbo Chocolate Bar Using Polynomials

Each group needs:

  • two 56 cm x 71 cm (~22 in x 28 in) cardstock sheets (or poster board)
  • meter stick (or yardstick)
  • regular 30 cm ruler
  • scissors
  • pencils
  • scotch tape
  • glue stick
  • wrapping paper (students can get creative here and bring in their own)
  • computer with Google Sheets, PowerPoint, or other drawing and graphing software
  • color pencils, pens, markers, or crayons; if students decide to¬† decorate the bars by themselves

To share with the entire class:

https://www.teachengineering.org/activities/view/ind-2390-sweet-volume-polynomials-design-optimization