Pack Your Bags: Were on Our Way!
To familiarize students with the three geographical locations of their journey: Brazil, Alaska, and the South Pole. To create an understanding of mileage, costs, time zones, and governmental restrictions while traveling to these destinations.
Atlases, travel guides, passports,travelers checks, a scientific journal for logging information.
Each scientific group will obtain their passports (by making them) and create a list of items they will need for their three month long trip. Next, they will use maps and atlases to research mileage to each destination. By contacting travel agencies, they will learn approximate costs of each plane flight. They will next budget how much money they will need to bring and then buy enough travelers checks. After obtaining all of their necessary documents and items, the group is ready to depart for the first stop of their expedition: Brazilian rainforest in South America!