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The Great Cookie Caper
Your Mission
Step 1: Go to one of the following links and select a package or an assortment of cookies.

Link to a company that sells chocolate chip cookies.

Link to a company that sells a variety of cookies.

Link to a company that sells a variety of cookies.
 

Step 2: Figure the price for the quantity of cookies you want to ship (we will pretend that you have to arrange shipping not the vendor).
Hint 1: Click on the start button in the lower left hand part of the screen, then select programs, then select accessories click on calculator and this will help you with your figuring.
 

Step 3: Go to one of the following sites and arrange shipping (you can use your own address as the origin address or use the vendors address).

Hint 2: Go to this site and find the six inhabited continents then choose the countries you wish  from the maps.
 

Link to Federal Express's rate calculator.

Link to UPS's rate calculator.

Link to the United States Postal Service's rate calculator.
 
 

Step 4: Brainstorm and decide why each location had a different shipping cost, factor in all possible reasons for cost (i.e.. distance, people, customs etc.).
 
 

Step 5: Write a journal entry explaining your findings. Do this by going to the start button in the lower left hand corner of the screen, then select programs, then select accessories and then note pad or word pad. Now write your journal entry. After you get your teachers permission you may print your journal entry.
 

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This Page Created By Rob Hutchins 1999.