Name ___________________

Where In Russia

1. Dimitri and Yoshi are in St. Petersburg. They need to get to Borok. Yoshi knows that Borok is about 360 miles from St. Petersburg. They want to take the train and know that it travels an average of 40 miles an hour. If the train leaves the St. Petersburg station at 6:30 a.m., how long will it take before they arrive in Borok? Explain your thinking.

Dimitri and Yoshi will arrive in Borok at ___________. I know this because

2. Maggie had heard about a large fresh water lake in Russia – Lake Baikal. This lake is a lot like Lake Superior in the United States. It is very large and deep! Maggie knew that Borok was 250 miles from Moscow. She catches a train to Moscow that travels 50 miles at 10:00 a.m. on Monday. Maggie spends 5 hours in Moscow, and then catches another train to Lake Baikal. This train travels the 3,000 miles between Moscow and Lake Baikal at 40 miles an hour. How long in total did her trip take? When does Maggie arrive in Lake Baikal? Explain your thinking.

How long in total did her trip take? _____________

When does Maggie arrive in Lake Baikal? _____________

I know this because

3. Maggie decides to fly back to the United States through Alaska. She knows that a narrow strait called the Bering Strait separates Russia and Alaska. Maggie and Dude leave Moscow at 7:00 a.m. Friday morning and travel 200 miles an hour. If they don’t stop, they will arrive in Ueien, Russia on the Bering Strait at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday. How many miles is it from Moscow to Ueien? Explain your thinking.

There are ___________miles between Mosow and Ueien. I know this because