All for Education and Inspiration
Join Erden Eruc as he rows across the Pacific Ocean and
circumnavigates the world
using only human powered transportation.
The Erden's Projects pages contain exercises for students related to Erden's Travels in various discilpines. The work can be viewed online and the exercise pages can be downloaded in MSWord for individual students' participation.
Erden Analysis Tools - Helpful links to use with the following projects.
Project 1: Erden's Rate of Travel
Project 1 contains an exercise that calculates Erden's rate of travel, compares methods of estimating his rate, and estimates his time of arrival in Australia. Spreadsheets can be used in this exercise.
(Click here to download a MSWord version of Project 1.)
Project 2: What route will Erden follow?
Project 2 conatins an exercise to learn about the surface currents in the Pacific Ocean and how they may affect Erden's route to Australia. Maps and Internet searches will be used in this exercise.
(Click here to download a MSWord version of Project 2.)
Project 3: Seawordy
Because one of Erden's missions is to educate and inspire learners of all ages, we are seeking those students, young and young-at-heart, to offer support by sending mailed envelopes for our Seawordy Project.
Seawordy - A writing project coordinated by the National Museum of Education.
Wind and Currents
Project 4: How will wind affect Erden's travels?
Project 4 is an exercise to observe and learn about wind and surface currents, and how these may affact Erden's direction and rate of travel. Mapping, collecting data, hypothesizing, and forming a research plan are used in this exercise.
(Click here to download a MSWord version of Project 4.)