Imagine that your ship sank and you are marooned on an island.
Draw a map of your island on a piece of poster board.
Identify the directions north, south, east, and west on the map.
Use a coin to draw circles representing at least six landmarks on your island. Label the landmarks.
Draw a length at the bottom of the map to represent one unit of measure. Label the scale of the map.
Your map will be a game board. Mark a starting place somewhere on the map. The object of the game will be to move around the game board until all landmarks have been visited.
Play the game on your game board. Use the rules for the game that your teacher will give you.
When you have finished the game, complete the followings.
Describe your strategy for estimating the distance and angle of movement.
Explain your reason for choosing a large or small distance to represent one unit. Describe how using a much larger or much smaller unit of measure would change the strategy you used to play the game.