STUDENT 9: Product Design and Sales

Length = 1 weeks

This lesson expands the concepts of unit sales and percents by teaching students how to design and sell a Marshmallow Shooter.

  1. Research and develop costs of parts for a Marshmallow Shooter.
  2. Calculate the waste of material.
  3. Determine the sales price and profits for the toy.

Lesson 9.1 Product Design

Having a great idea is easy.  Making money off it is a lot harder.

Helps & Hints:

  • Build the shooter for fun.
  • Do statistical evaluations for accuracy and consistency.
  • Does a long barrel or a short barrel perform more accurately?