Geocaching

Objective(s)
– Understand what the GPS network of satellites is and does.
– Understand different uses for the GPS satellite network
Outcome(s)
– All students should be able to explain what Geocaching is
– Most students will be able to explain in detail about geocaching and explain the roles of the GPS satellite network
– Some students will be able to explain the roles of satellite in gps navigation, the role of gps in navigation and what geocaching is in detail.

 

GEOCACHING is a free real-world outdoor treasure hunt. Players try to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using a smartphone or GPS and can then share their experiences online.

Your task will be to:

1) Research geocaching, what is the game, how could it play a role in navigation?
2) Create a Prezi about the GPS network
– It should have 5 facts about GPS, 5 Images and 5 uses for GPS
3) Use a gps receiver to locate a geocache

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