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Toxic Popcorn Design Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Engineering enthusiasts are sure to explode in understanding as they practice the engineering design process (EDP). A container of "toxic popcorn" is placed in the classroom. Teams must work together to devise a method for removing it...
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Grow, Grow, Grow Your Popcorn

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners observe popcorn kernels that they grow in the classroom. They watch the seeds sprout and plant them in soil to continue observe the growth.
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Popcorn Color Comparison

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students pop different types of popcorn and then measure, chart and compare the size of the popped corn. They analyze the results to determine the average size of the popped corn.
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Where Does Popcorn Come From?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students identify and locate the main regions of popcorn production in the United States. They access a website to read about the history of popcorn.
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Positively Popcorn

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders watch and discuss how popcorn pops. In this lesson on matter, 2nd graders listen to the teacher read the story The Popcorn Dragon by Jane Thayer, watch the teacher pop popcorn and discuss how popcorn pops. In order to...
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What Is the Pop in Popcorn?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Investigate the reason for the POP in popcorn! Learners collect data from three different popcorn samples. They modify each sample to test a different aspect of the corn.
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Diffusion: What Can Popcorn Teach Us About Diffusion?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why do some smells, like popcorn, linger when others seem to vanish as quickly as they arrive? Learners think through that concept then complete an online simulation to determine if temperature and/or mass affect diffusion. Next, pupils...
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For Teachers K - 1st
Learners discuss the properties of popcorn. They explore the connection between corn, popcorn and Thanksgiving. As a class, students sing a popcorn song and create a popcorn craft. They practice writing the word popcorn. As a...
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Make This Week's Lessons Pop(corn)!

For Teachers K - 7th
Students create popcorn timelines, maps, and graphs; do popcorn science and math; explore popcorn history and nutrition; and munch leftover popcorn snacks too!,
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The Effect of Moisture on Popcorn

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students experiment with different moisture levels for popcorn. After seven days, they pop the kernels and measure their sizes and determine how moisture levels affect popping volume and texture of the popped corn.
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Nuclear Popcorn

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Make your instructional activity on radioactive decay pop with this lab exercise. Using popcorn kernels spread over a tabletop, participants pick up all of those that point toward the back of the room, that is, those that represent...
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Popcorn Averages

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students estimate the average number of kernels on an ear of corn. They determine the number of kernels in one row on an ear of corn and multiply this number by the number of rows. They review the use of math in agriculture.
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students learn what causes popcorn to pop.
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The Letter P-Growing Popcorn

For Teachers K
Students explore the letter P and things that start with the letter P. They read The Popcorn Book by Tomie DePola. Students discuss things that start with the letter P. They plant their own popcorn plant and watch as the popcorn seeds...
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Temperature Comparison Test

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students compare the yield of popped corn for bags of popcorn stored at different temperatures. They pop several bags of popcorn that have been frozen, refrigerated or kept at room temperature and then compare the results.
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Seed Germination Tests

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students observe the seed viability of stored popcorn. They prepare Petri dishes with wetted popcorn and observe the kernels for germination over a period of two weeks. They record and chart their observations.
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Legends and Myths

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students write an original myth or legend about why popcorn pops. They compile the legends into a class book and then research the scientific reason of why popcorn pops when heated.
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How Much Water Does Popcorn Contain?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students conduct an experiment to discover the weight of popcorn before and after popping. They repeat the experiment several times to obtain an average.
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Pop Secret Information

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners design procedures for increasing the popping rate of a set amount of popcorn kernels. They propose and test a "secret" addition to the corn popping procedure which they expect would increase the popping rate and then write lab...
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Popcorn Is a Gas

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate why and how popcorn pops. In this gas lesson plan, students observe and make suggestions as to what causes popcorn to pop after observing popped corn and corn kernels. Students mass the kernels before and after...
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Popcorn Science: Pop Goes the Kernel!

For Teachers K - 12th
Students conduct various experiments to determine why popcorn pops. They design tests to determine the effect of water in the kernels on its popping. Once the experiments are completed, they write summaries of them proving or...
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Altogether Now, The Five Senses

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students make popcorn to summarize end of five senses unit.
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About Air

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Give your class a colorful and tasty representation of the components of the mixture that we call air. Pop a few batches of popcorn in four different colors, one to represent each gas: nitrogen, oxygen, argon, and carbon dioxide. The...
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Interdisciplinary Approach to Investigating Popcorn

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students conduct a lab experiment using the scientific method. In this interdisciplinary lesson plan, students will test the difference in popping white and yellow corn. Students will write their lab report in their science, math,...

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