Grandpa Fred is taking you and your best friend to New York City!
As they plan their trip using Google Maps, your students will sharpen their map reading skills as well as learning to find specific information on the internet. It also reinforces math skills as they will need to calculate gas, hotel, meals, and tourist costs. They even have to figure the cost of three tickets to “Hamilton” and where their seats would be!
A link to a short video on how to use Google Maps is embedded on the first page of the student answer sheet so even the novice can navigate Google Maps proficiently!
What You Get with this Activity:
•List of aligned ISTE and Common Core Math Standards
•“How to” student video
•Links to all websites used are embedded in student answer sheet
•Four page printed student activity for duplication and
•Four page electronic version of the student activity that is compatible with Google Docs, MS Word, and Office365!
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Standards aligned to this activity include:
The ISTE standards that this activity is aligned with include:
Standard 3: Knowledge Constructor
•plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits
•curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to •create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions
Standard 4: Computational Thinker
•formulate problem definitions suited for technology assisted methods such as data analysis, abstract models and algorithmic thinking in exploring and finding solutions
4th Grade Common Core Math Standards:
Operations and Algebraic Thinking
•Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems
•Gain familiarity with factors and multiples
•Generate and analyze patterns
Number and Operations in Base Ten
•Generalize place value understanding for multi-digit whole numbers
•Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi digit arithmetic
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