NECCO went bankrupt in 2018 and there weren't Sweetheart candies last year. But they are back now and made in Ohio. There aren't as many for sale this year and they sure aren't perfect yet.
How many dollars worth of sweetheart candies used to be sold each Valentine's season? Let your students taste the candies while they do the math. Student learn of the pain of a new manufacturer. They practice problem solving, critical thinking, and number sense reasoning? Enjoy!
The activity: SweetheartCandies2020.pdf
CCSS: 6.RP, 7.RP, N-Q
For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions.