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Crisscrossing the Country:
Plan a Trip!

 

Subjects

  • Ed. Technology
  • Geography
  • Measurement

Grades

  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12

Brief Description

Students plan a trip to five national landmarks! The student work sheet is provided.

Objectives

Students use an online map resource to estimate the number of miles they would travel to visit five selected U.S. landmarks.

Keywords

measure, travel, trip, miles, map

Materials Needed

computers with Internet access, calculators (optional)

Lesson Plan

See the student work sheet.

Assessment

ANSWER KEY: Total = 1,526 miles

Lesson Plan Source

Education World

Submitted By

Gary Hopkins

 

 

 

Originally published 07/23/2000
Last updated 06/16/2016