OVERPACKAGING

LET'S SEE:

Does it matter how food is packaged?

YOU NEED:

___ large bag of popcorn
___ small bag of popcorn
___ tape

DO THIS:

___ 1. How much popcorn is in:

a small bag? __________ a large bag? __________

___ 2. How many small bags are the same as one large bag? _____

___ 3. Eat the popcorn.

___ 4. Lay the empty bags flat.

___ 5. Tape all of the small bags from the class together.

___ 6. Measure it against the large bag of popcorn.

CONCLUSION:

Which way of packaging makes more garbage?

___ lots of little bags

___ one big bag

How could you take some popcorn for lunch without buying little bags?

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