Could You Break the Record for an Ocean Sailboat Race?
ES2407  Choosing a Route

Imagine that you had a sailboat available for your use and you were asked to participate in an around-the-world race beginning tomorrow. Use what you know about global winds and ocean currents to choose a route you would follow to sail around the world in the shortest time.

  !    Use the drawing tool to mark your route on this map.

 
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1. On the map on your answer sheet, draw the route you would take to sail around the world's oceans.

2. Briefly explain your reasoning for selecting this route.

 
   

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