Plan a Flint Hills Road Trip

Grade level:  adaptable 4-12

Subject areas:  social studies, economics, sociology; science, geology, ecology; business; family and consumer science, family finance; language arts, writing 

Description:  Students will plan a Flint Hills Road Trip visiting at least 4 counties and seeing 7 attractions - in categories such as historical, geological, ecological, artistic, musical, physical recreation, culinary, and agriculture, economics (shopping).  Students will (1) research travel sites to locate features, and then create (2) a map of their Travel Route (3) a Travel Itinerary (with web links where available) of attractions, picnic sites or restaurants, hotels or camp sites (daily schedule) and (4) a Travel Budget (food, lodging, gasoline, entrance fees, souvenirs).