STUDENT 10: Travel Agent – Design a Trip

Length= 2 weeks

This lesson teaches students how to plan for a road trip.  they will calculate travel costs, hotel costs, and time zones.

Students will:

  1. Calculate the cost of gas based on miles per gallon, miles traveled, and gas costs.
  2. Learn to read public transportation schedules.
  3. How to calculate the cost of a hotel room.
  4. Understand the basics of currency conversion.

Lesson 10.1 Travel Agent- Road Trip

Don’t get caught short on money.  Students will learn hot to calculate gas costs for a road trip.

Lesson 10.2 Travel Agent- Travel Time

Are we there yet?  Students will learn to read transportation schedules and calculate travel time based on those schedules.

Lesson 10.3 Travel Agent- Hotel Costs

Room service please.  Students will learn how to calculate the cost of a hotel room.

Lesson 10.4:

L10.4 Currency Conversion

If a souvenir costs me 25 Euros, how much is that is American Dollars?  Students will understand the basics of currency conversion.


Helps & Hints:

  • Discuss meal plans and go shopping with their parents
  • Talk with a nutrition expert at a local Gym
  • Gather ads from local grocery stores and compare prices

With the proliferation of digital media, it is surprising how many people don’t know how to tell time on a watch.  Just for fun, lets see how good you are:

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