Optional Assignment Opportunity!

Super Size It!  Due no later than Thursday March 31, 2011

See Mrs. Wilson to determine your due date. 

Name_________________  Chosen Due Date _____

Product you wish to “Super Size”  _________________________  Scale Factor you will use to enlarge:  ____ (or decrease)

Your task is to actually make a “Super Size” of your item and complete the calculations / information listed on this paper.  The earned grade will be assigned as a test grade in summative assessments.

 

Measure and record the original dimensions.             Apply the scale factor and record the new dimensions.

_____ x ______ x _______                                        _____ x ______ x _______ 

Show calculations for the Original Surface Area.      Show calculations for the  Surface Area.

 

Find the ratio of    New Surface Area    _____  =         (calculate decimal value)                                       Original Surface Area

How does this value compare with your scale factor?

Show calculations for the Original Volume.               Show calculations for the New Volume

Find the ratio of    New Volume    ____  =   (calculate decimal value)                                     Original Volume

How does this value compare with your scale factor?

Pricing of the Original Product: _____          

Pricing of the New “Super Size” Product:  _____

Explain how you arrived or decided on the new price.

Super Size It!  Scoring Guide 

___ /5 Original Measurements

___ /10 Conversions

___ /20 Accurate Measurements

___ /15 Surface Area Calculations

___ /5 Surface Area Ratio

___ /15 Volume Calculations

____/ 5 Volume Ratio

___ /5 Pricing

___ /5 Creativity

___ /5 Neatness

___ /10 On time

___ /5 Other  

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