Planning a Road Trip
Students create "road trip quizzes" to test their classmates' ability to figure out locations based on their latitude and longitude.
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You Can Be an Innovator ... Like Henry Ford
Why did Henry Ford want to invent a car for the masses? Why did Henry Ford locate his factory in Detroit? Why did Henry Ford encourage the idea of a 5-day work week? Young innovators find the answers to these and other question in a unit...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Architecture: It's Elementary!
Young citizens construct an understanding of urban planning in this cross-curricular unit. Covering every aspect of city development from the political, economic, and social influences to sustainable building practices, this 10-lesson...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 3: Seven Day Road Trip
Students plan a seven day road trip. For this travel lesson, students plan a driving trip that includes five major cities or attractions in Florida or another state of their choice. They show the trip on a map, calculate distances that...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Map Your Favorite Sports Team's Next Road Trip
Students track a sports team across the country. They use a map scale to calculate the number of miles traveled by their sports team on a trip, conduct Internet research, and calculate how much it would cost them to go along on the trip.
3rd - 12th Math
Reading Road Trip to Tennessee
Students plan a fictional trip to Tennessee. In this U.S. geography lesson, students read Goin' Someplace Special by Patricia McKissack and utilize MapQuest to plan out a route to Tennessee. Students research the history of Tennessee...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts