A simple and short set of lessons that keep track of the water and food consumption of travellers. Using information from the site, students and measure their intake, keep track of what they have used up and what they have left, and measure the RATE at which the are using up their resources.
Chris & Clark will be traveling across a virtually uninhabited land mass in what they estimate to be a 100 day journey. This lesson takes a look at some of the Mathematics involved in carrying out and surviving that journey. Considering food and water intake, distance traveled, time taken, etc.
Target Year Level/s: Years 6 - 7 (Possibly Higher)
Class Time: 3 lessons of 40 minutes
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Students will explore different types of graphing techniques as they monitor the progress and conditions of Chris & Clark's journey.
Mapping skills are an important aspect of every adventurer's itinerary. In this lesson, students will become acquainted with mapping skills through the use of a Map of Victoria island.
A problem solving activity that relates to the budgeting preparations that Chris & Clark carried out prior to their expedition. Students will be required to use a specified amount of money to purchase essentials from a pre-created list to use on the expedition. Students will understand that their budget is not 'limitless', and they must differentiate between 'essentials' and 'non essentials'.
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