Sunken Treasure

This Sunken Treasure activity & project also includes:

You've located buried treasure, now what? Explore how to use algebraic and geometric methods to determine where to place a recovery ship based on the location of the treasure.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Create groups before beginning the exercise
Classroom Considerations

  • Some materials are required to build the physical model
  • Although intended as a two-day activity, it can easily be modified as a one-day activity
Pros

  • Resource includes worksheets and a teacher's guide
Cons

  • The teacher's guide includes directions on how to build a physical model for the situation, but these directions are not included in the worksheet
  • The worksheet contains a few typos
Common Core