Materials List: Cookie Mining:
Ore Production & Cost-Benefit Analysis

Each student needs:

  • 1 sheet graph paper
  • 1 chocolate chip cookie
  • pencil
  • at least 2 mining tools; choose from paperclip, round toothpick, flat toothpick
  • Cookie Mining Worksheet

To share with the entire class:

  • paperclips
  • round toothpicks
  • flat toothpicks
  • Cookie Mining Reference Sheet, either write its information on the classroom board or make copies as a handout
  • clock or watch, for timing students’ mining work
  • (optional) calculators