long-term Investigations offer an excellent opportunity for using
cooperative learning groups to complete research activities over
several days or weeks. We have expanded the Investigations by providing
links to Web sites where students can gather up-to-date information.
Choose an Investigation below to access related links.
Aircraft Association, Oshkosh, WI
Visit the Experimental Aircraft Association online.
Lift-off for a trip to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Bloomberg's Currency Calculator
Find the exchange rates for countries you are going to visit.
Find the time zone for your country of destination.
Explore these links to sites for travel tips.
Learn about investing in the stock market.
How the Stock Market Works.
Online Stock Tickers
Check these stock tickers that display stock quotes on your PC desktop.
Roller Coaster History
Read about the origins of roller coasters.
Point, Sandusky, OH
Explore "The World's Greatest Collection of Roller Coasters."
Annenberg/CPB Project Exhibits Collection
Amusement park physics: What are the forces behind the fun?
Wide Collectors Digest
See the layout and seating for stadiums across the country.
Explore ticket costs for events through TicketMaster.
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Play a guessing game you play with the computer.
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Read this outline of the history of game theory.
Follow the links to sites about board games.
Design Works Inc., Amherst, MA
Read about home design tools that help you plan and build a 3-D
model of your home.
Home Design, Sooke, BC Canada
Investigate the use of shareware software to help design your own