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Adventures of Jasper Woodbury, Geometry 3: The Great Circle Race


To solve The Great Circle Race students need to interpret a topographic map, correctly draw the legal race area on the map, interpret data about the speed of various non-motorized vehicles, and use compass clues to determine racers' starting locations and routes. Building on skills introduced in The Right Angle, this episode involves angle and linear measurement, use of bearing guides and topographic map reading. In addition students learn about triangulation and circle measurement. Many teachers report more success with this adventure after students have some knowledge of basic angle measurement.

For detailed information about this and other Adventures of Jasper Woodbury episodes, please refer to this Excel spreadsheet.

You may purchase this episode of the Adventures of Jasper Woodbury (media and license) for $150.

Available for PCs running Microsoft Windows.  Sorry, MAC OS X IS NOT SUPPORTED AT THIS TIME.

Each Jasper episode contains three (3) CD-ROMs (story disc, teacher disc, and teacher manual disc).  All video content is integrated into the CD-ROMs.  No videotape or DVD is included with the CD-ROMs (despite a Teacher's Manual misprint).

Please note that a single shipping & handling charge of $10 domestic / $30 international will be automatically added to each order (for any number of episodes at any quantity).

This is a software product that is taxable in according with the TN Sales and Use Tax Notice #15-14.