Teach your students how to plan a trip across America! This activity creates a situation for students to better understand map skills, mileage calculations, real world trip planning, internet research skills, and peer collaboration. It is great for 3rd grade to 7th grade and also a great activity for gifted level learners.
Materials you will need:
-An Overhead Projector is preferred
-Large plain white paper (preferably 2ft by 3ft) for each group
-pencil, black marker, colored pencils
-laptops/computers with internet access
-a Smartboard is preferred for this project but not necessary