logging in or signing up Geocaching in the Classroom cydenning Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 1421 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: June 12, 2007 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available Comments Posting comment... By: atatruck3 (56 month(s) ago) I'm new with Geocaching and i'm interested in meeting other geocachers. please visit my site at http://mygeocachenation.com. Thanks!! Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript Geocaching in the Classroom: Geocaching in the Classroom Useful ideas for teachers wanting to use geocaching to enhance teaching and learning! Wendy Almeida PhotoWhat is Geocaching?: What is Geocaching? Geocaching is a “world-wide treasure hunt” where you hide and find objects using a GPS (Global Positioning System) Geocaching is an exciting sport for people of all ages. Integration Aspect: Integration Aspect Geocaching allows teachers to integrate many subjects across K-12 into a single project or activity Reading/Language Arts Science Mathematics Social Studies PE/ Art Technology Types of Caches: Types of Caches Traditional Caches where a person hides a cache for another person to find Multi-Site Caches the cacher goes to the first set of coordinates, answers a question and begins looking for the next location Locationless Caches Person who creates the cache doesn’t have to own a GPS; photos are posted online along with the latitude and longitude coordinates Travel Bugs Cacher buys a travel bug (usually around $6.50), attaches it to some object, indicates where they want it to go, then releases it into a cacheGeocaching in the Classroom: Geocaching in the Classroom Articles supporting the idea of using geocaching in the classroom The Meridian- A Middle School Computer Technologies Journal; service of NCSU http://www.ncsu.edu/meridian/win2007/gps/index.htm Using GPS and Geocaching Engages, Empowers, and Enlightens Middle School Teachers and Students http://www.alicechristie.org/pubs/E6/index.html New Ways of Teaching GPS Technology & Basics in Orientation in Local Geography http://www.esstt.rnu.tn/utic/tica2007/sys_files/medias/docs/p28.pdf Geocaching in the Classroom: Geocaching in the Classroom NC DPI Website includes many lessons posted by various counties and individuals in NC activities range from a variety of grades and content areas supplemental worksheets, files, documents, and much more are available for you to use lessons include the use of a GPS http://www.ncwiseowl.org/impact/ncgeocache/LessonPlans.htmGeocaching in the Classroom: Geocaching in the Classroom The Science Spot: Learning with GPS GPS lessons and activities Teacher resources Student worksheets Useful Tips Other online resources http://sciencespot.net/Pages/classgpslsn.html Children & Geocaching: Children & Geocaching http://www.gpscentral.ca/photos.htmVideos on Geocaching: Videos on Geocaching Travelistic: The Map :Geocaching Adventure And introduction to geocaching; an adventure in NYC http://www.travelistic.com/video/tag/geocaching You Tube: Geocaching Intro Background info on GPS How to navigate geocaching.com http://youtube.com/watch?v=PBjuPko2tog Available Training: Available Training Training for teaching in Orange County, NC http://www.orange.k12.nc.us/Instruction/Technology/technology_s_d.htm QTL (Quality Teaching and Learning) http://www.qtlcenters.org/K12/News/press010506QTLmeeting.htm NC DPI Social Studies Training Integrating Technology http://community.learnnc.org/dpi/socialstudies/ You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.