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        Horatio's Ratios (Activity Eight) | Horatio's Drive

        Students will apply the concept of averages, ratios and rates to calculate aspects of Horatio's road trip. Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson accepted a gentleman's bet in 1903 and drove from San Francisco to New York City in a Winton touring car. On the centennial of Jackson's achievement, Ken Burns and Florentine Films made a documentary film that follows his historic - and hilarious - journey. Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip is a one-episode, two-hour film.

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