Jet Plane Travels

STEM Thursday, Tom Browne Middle, October 23rd, 2014

Presenters:  Ms. Bertadillo, Ms. Escobar, Dr. Jeffery, Ms. Price, Mr. Melchor, Ms. Moore, Ms. Morales,  Ms. Scherer, Ms. Stroman

Jet Plane Travels Lesson Plan


Planes, Trains and Automobiles Power Point

Planes, Trains and Cars


Jet Plane Travels Activity for Seventh Grade

Jet Plane Travels Activity for Eighth Grade

Jet Plane Travels Activity- Modified


  • How far is it in miles from Corpus Christi to other cities in the United States?

  • How can I show the relationship between the distance on a map and the distance in real life using a graph, table and equation?


Proportionality Checklist

  • Is this a proportional relationship?

  • How can a graph, table, equation be used to show whether a relationship is proportional?


Time to Fly!

jet plane


Distance from Corpus Christi

The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird flew at a maximum speed of 2200 mph. At that rate, how long would it take to travel from Corpus Christi to Melbourne, Australia?