The Road Taken

This The Road Taken activity & project also includes:

Cooperative groups work to determine which of three routes would be the best to take from Snowden River Park and Ride to the M & T Bank Stadium. They use actual Google Maps to find distances and estimated time involved. Then they multiply by multi-digit decimal rates to figure the average speed, gasoline used, number of songs heard en route, and cost of fuel.

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Extension and follow-up questions round out the lesson
  • Addresses CCSS.Math.Content.6.NS.B.3
  • Incorporating the use of Internet maps makes the activity practical
  • All solutions and printable Google Map directions are provided 
Cons

  • None
Common Core