Northeast Minnesota Virtual Industry Tour Classroom Lesson Plan
Transportation: Scope of Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Industries
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
ACADEMIC SUBJECT(S) MOST APPROPRIATE FOR ACTIVITY: Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Industrial Tech, General
TIME TO COMPLETE: 2, 45 minute periods
In this lesson, students will discuss and identify the scope and effect of transportation, distribution, and logistics industries on personal as well as societal levels.
- Identify the importance of transportation to logistics and planning systems.
- Define terms associated with the distribution and logistics industries.
- Describe the concept of logistics.
- Understand the objectives of logistics.
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.