This activity is designed to encourage the following:
- Following instructions
- Making sense of problems
- Abstract thinking
- Researching on the internet
- Calculator skills
- Map skills
- Ruler skills
Although these skills might not be listed specifically in state or national standards they enhance a student’s mathematical practices.
This activity is a stand-alone activity and can be worked individually or with a partner.
The entire package is more that can be completed in one class period. They can be divided into small units or completed over a few day period.
Also great for substitutes. All instructions, tables, and maps included.