The Cup Design Module
  • George Reese
E-mail address
Module URL
Cooperating teachers
  • Luiciano Sestito
  • To design the optimal cup for a fast food restaurant.
  • To send the specification to the autoCad class at Davea using the submission form.
  • Geometer's Sketchpad
  • Internet Access
  • CAD software
  • A Spreadsheet Program
Related Courses
  • Geometry
  • Calculus
Links to standards
  • NCTM Standards

Standard 2: Mathematics as Communication
Standard 7: Geometry from a Synthetic Perspective

  • Illinois Learning Standards

Mathematics: 7A, 7C, 9B

  • This demonstrates the process of designing a paper cup. Students are encouraged to use imagination while creating a cup using CAD software.