Lesson Plan

Grades 6-8

Market Research

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30 minutes

SUBJECTS: Math, Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Economics, Personal Consumption, Solid Waste

Resource Overview

Students visit the supermarket and investigate products’ containers and packaging options to determine which products would produce the least solid waste.

Students will be able to:
  • Compare different sizes, containers, and packaging of products to determine which produce the least amount of solid waste.
  • Create summary statements after completing real-world data collection.
  • Identify at least three ways shoppers can make choices that help reduce solid waste and conserve natural resources.
Students compare products’ containers and packaging options to determine which products are green

Features of This Resource

  • Students create summary statements after completing real-world data collection
  • Great for Earth Day – how do our personal choices impact the natural world?
  • Students must accurately recognize their values and how they influence their own behavior

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This lesson plan must be purchased as part of a lesson packet or as part of a full curriculum that is available in our store.

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