Excellent Adventures

A Spreadsheet Practice & Assessment Simulation

Amusement park thrills using Microsoft Excel skills!

In this exciting simulation, students produce professional spreadsheets for a new amusement park. This textbook offers a behind-the-scenes look at the power of spreadsheets as students complete a series of activities relevant to real-world business. Students will be fully engaged as they track monthly admission ticket sales, analyze average ride wait time, chart expenses, organize Twitter trends, and much more.
  • Designed for all versions of Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, or equivalent applications
  • Easy-to-follow, self-paced format
  • Students use basic to advanced Excel skills
  • Assessments and solutions available to assess student mastery
Table of Contents

Curriculum Guide

  1. Park Division Contacts
  2. North-South Map Legend
  3. Monthly Admission Ticket Sales
  4. Parking Revenue Report
  5. Park Division Contacts (Part 2)
  6. North-South Map Legend (Part 2)
  7. Monthly Admission Ticket Sales (Part 2)
  8. Vendor Database
  9. Ride Maintenance Schedule
  10. Average Ride Wait Time
  11. Website FAQs
  12. Birthday Attendance Report
  13. Calendar of Events
  14. Purchase Requisition Form
  15. Purchase Requisition
  16. Twitter Trends
  17. Top 5 Rides
  18. Expense Pie Chart
  19. Annual Admissions Ticket Sales Revenue
  20. Table of Contents 
Online Instructor Resources

The Online Instructor Resources for Excellent Adventures are housed on eReadiness.com.

Online Instructor Resources Include:

  • Curriculum Guide
  • Activity Solutions
  • Performance Assessments and Solutions
    • Assessments measure students' ability to demonstrate the spreadsheets skills in each activity.
  • Student Progress Checklist
  • Certificate of Completion
eText License Information
  • School License: License includes unlimited lifetime access to the eText for up to 250 students annually. Call or email for larger school license pricing.
  • District License: License includes unlimited lifetime access to the eText for up to 1,000 students annually. Call or email for larger district license pricing.
  • Instructor Resources: Included free for unlimited number of instructors; lifetime access.
  • Format/Delivery: eText is in PDF format. eText can be uploaded to any LMS or accessed through eReadiness.com.



Grade: 6-8, 9-12

Excellent Adventures (Print) - Min. 15 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-934422-42-7
Author: B.E. Publishing
© 2014
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 80
Print Color: Full Color
Binding: Spiral Bound

Excellent Adventures (eText - School License) (Digital)
ISBN: 978-1-934422-45-8
Author: B.E. Publishing
© 2014
Page Count: 80

Excellent Adventures (eText - District License) (Digital)
ISBN: 978-1-626890-25-1
Author: B.E. Publishing
© 2014
Page Count: 80

Purchase Options

Item # Item Name ISBN Qty. Unit Price Total
TB-EA-WB Excellent Adventures (Print) - Min. 15 9781934422427 $41.95
TB-EA-EB-SL Excellent Adventures (eText - School License) 9781934422458 $2,395.00
TB-EA-EB-DL Excellent Adventures (eText - District License) 9781626890251 $3,595.00
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