STUDENT WORKSHEET: Planning a Trip Using the Internet

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DAY ONE

Students will meet with the teacher. The project activities and results will be discussed. Students will decide on their destination, utilize map web sites, discuss time zones, determine two methods of travel, approximate travel time and cost of each.

Materials: Computer, Internet, time zone worksheet, travel rate/distance worksheet, map reading worksheet

Pick a destination that you would like to visit. Decide on two different travel methods to your destination and determine the cost and travel time of each. Mark down the search engines and web sites utilized.


DESTINATION:
_________________________________________________________

Distance from home:
_________________________________________________________

TRAVEL METHOD (one method must be by car)
First Method _________________ Cost $ ______
Second Method _______________ Cost $ ______

(Estimate gas cost by dividing distance by 50 = number of hours. Number of hours divided by numberof driving hours per tank of gas = number of fill-ups. multimply number of fill-ups by cost of each fill-up. or Rate X Time=Distance)

First Method Travel Time: _________________
Second Method Travel Time: _______________

SEARCH ENGINES UTILIZED:
1. ___________________ 2. _________________

3. ___________________ 4. _________________

ON WHAT INTERNET WEB SITES DID YOU FIND YOUR INFORMATION?
1. ___________________ 2. _________________

3. ___________________ 4. _________________



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