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Natalie Manosar

Antarctic Expedition

Grades: 9th Grade, 8th Grade
Subjects: Math

Student Instructions

Use the information provided to you by your instructor along with the map to determine how much food you will need to pack for your team to survive and complete your mission. Be sure to explain your calculations and logical reasoning. Remember, as many team members as possible must complete the expedition. If rations of food are left over after your mission, please explain. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WSW27fOf_aPv5JLihWoaY3LvJJRxqGdnWPf6KLUeKjU/edit?usp=drivesdk

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Introductory slideshow: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/13qmEznkE7xJF0fNdEsTTntQ8ErZZiJG2rNqEPOhhCU4/edit?usp=sharing Provide each team with the following materials: Optional team placement cards are provided with the maps. Have students draw one card each to randomly place them in teams. - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WSW27fOf_aPv5JLihWoaY3LvJJRxqGdnWPf6KLUeKjU/edit?usp=drivesdk - one map per team (https://drive.google.com/a/lmusd.org/file/d/0B_fpR9PFomCQVzlyZVB2SDY5REJKekFFZExkX0tPMml4cW04/view?usp=drivesdk) Upon finishing part one and two, provide each team with a crisis memo. Be sure to give shorter expeditions, a crisis that happens early on in the journey. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1icPt0oAUBQOV0MwFCjS-w_tiQ_XNWQvkk6AoMxQO51Q/edit?usp=sharing