In this activity, you will use the internet as a data source for a problem solving activity. You will be connecting real-world travel data for analysis and representation. You will use your reasoning skills to reach a conclusion based on the data, and will communicate your conclusions in a class presentation.

You will be scored by the following criteria. Print the rubric and turn it in with your project.

Math - Problem Solving : travel planning

CATEGORY

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Explanation

Explanation is detailed and clear.

Explanation is clear.

Explanation is a little difficult to understand, but includes critical components.

Explanation is difficult to understand and is missing several components OR was not included.

Mathematical Reasoning

Uses complex and refined mathematical reasoning.

Uses effective mathematical reasoning

Some evidence of mathematical reasoning.

Little evidence of mathematical reasoning.

Neatness and Organization

The work is presented in a neat, clear, organized fashion that is easy to read.

The work is presented in a neat and organized fashion that is usually easy to read.

The work is presented in an organized fashion but may be hard to read at times.

The work appears sloppy and unorganized. It is hard to know what information goes together.

Strategy/Procedures

Typically, uses an efficient and effective strategy to solve the problem(s).

Typically, uses an effective strategy to solve the problem(s).

Sometimes uses an effective strategy to solve problems, but does not do it consistently.

Rarely uses an effective strategy to solve problems.

Completion

All problems are completed.

All but 1 of the problems are completed.

All but 2 of the problems are completed.

Several of the problems are not completed.

Working with Others

Student was an engaged partner, listening to suggestions of others and working cooperatively throughout lesson.

Student was an engaged partner but had trouble listening to others and/or working cooperatively.

Student cooperated with others, but needed prompting to stay on-task.

Student did not work effectively with others.

Diagrams and Sketches

Tables and/or graphs are clear and greatly add to the reader's understanding of the procedure(s).

Tables and/or graphs are clear and easy to understand.

Tables and/or graphs are somewhat difficult to understand.

Tables and/or graphs are difficult to understand or are not used.

You will be scored by the following criteria. Print the rubric and turn it in with your project.

## Math - Problem Solving : travel planning

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