Grade level: 4 – 5th
Related environmental issues: Energy
Area level: National
A Ford Explorer can go 25 miles on one gallon of gasoline. And a Prius C can go 50 miles on one gallon of gasoline.
- How many more or less miles can a Ford Explore go than a Prius C on one gallon of gasoline?
- Which car uses less gasoline to drive the same distance?
- Both Jacob’s family and your family drive 200 miles per week. How many gallons does his family spend if they have a Ford Explorer? And how many gallons does your family spend if you have a Prius C?
- 27 miles less (50-23=27)
- Prius C
- Jacob’s family: 8 gallons (200/25=8) & Your family: 4 gallons (200/50)=4