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Prepare to go on a one-day hike. Shop in camping catalogs or online for the right stuff to wear and carry. Include essential stuff recommended by hiking/camping pros. This resource is part of the Investigation Backpack collection.


  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics > Arithmetic
  • Mathematics > Estimation
  • Mathematics > Number Sense & Operations
  • Mathematics > Problem Solving
  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2008-06-20.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This resource/activity covers content spanning shopping for equipment, map reading, orienteering, and survival skills and is designed for 4th or 5th grade students. Part 2 is an extension back to Beringia 10,000 or more years ago and incorporates creativity, animal migration, history, geography or forward in time to life on Earth 2030, the moon or mars encouraging creativity found in novels like Middle Earth or Harry Potter. The Adventurer’s Handbook Collaboration would culminate in a real hike and contains resources for inexperienced adventurers. There is a detailed structured activity centered around a daypack to carry gear for the hike (volume and estimation). There are many resources provided for this multiple day activity and research time before execution is required.
Curriki Review System
June 30, 2009
This resource is part of the larger resource Investigation Backpack, which received a rating of 3-Exemplary in the Curriki Review System. You can learn more about this larger resource by…

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