Northeast Minnesota Virtual Industry Tour Classroom Lesson Plan
Transportation: Materials Handling & Shipping Methods
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
ACADEMIC SUBJECT(S) MOST APPROPRIATE FOR ACTIVITY: Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Industrial Tech, General
TIME TO COMPLETE: 2-3 45 minute periods
In Principles of Distribution and Logistics, students will gain knowledge and skills in the safe application, design, production, and assessment of products, services, and systems. This knowledge includes common practices used in the logistics of warehousing and transportation systems.
- Identify major costs of transportation and factors that affect the moving of products.
- Determine human resource and equipment needs and their costs to meet retailer and consumer demands.
- Calculate cost and analyze data associated with the transportation of products.
Provided by a joint venture between JET, True North Stars Perkins Consortium, IRRRB, and Story North Productions to be used with the Northeast Minnesota Virtual Industry Tour Project, Transportation Sector.