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Plan And Take a Road trip Through Your State
Lesson Title: “Great Monuments of the World:”
In this activity, you will learn about various towns, cities, and places of interest within our state by planning and taking a two-week road trip
Google Earth, Google Sheets, Slides, and Doc, and Microsoft Publisher
On the Internet, research the geography of your state to help you identify places you might want to visit. For example, you can visit the official Web site of your state, use an online encyclopedia, use the Geography link on the netstate.com Web site http://www.netstate.com/states/index.html, or type locations in a search engine to help you identify the places that fit the lesson and interest you.
interest you. Make a list of the places you want to visit. Check to make sure that the locations you have entered include:
One or more major cities with populations of 1,000,000+
Two or more cities with population between 500,000 and 999,999
One or more minor cities with population of 100,000-499,999
One or more towns with population between 20,000 and 99,000
The state capital
Two or more other areas of geographical interest within the state.
Calculate the cost of your trip
On the Internet, research where you are going to be staying, how many days you are on the road, where you are eating and how much it costs. This will all be part of your budget that you are going to show with Excel. You are also going to include a diagram.
Hotel cost per day
Gas mileage per location to location
Food cost per day
Create a brochure and a presentation to reflect where you have gone and what you have done on the trip.