Getting Started

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Please share ideas you have to help other classrooms get started with this experience.

WebQuest

I am introducing GPS and geocaching to my 3rd grader this week. I have setup the following WebQuestand will be completing a VoiceThread in the next few weeks with them.

Video

I am introducing GPS and geocaching to my 4th grade students this week. One-third will watch Launchpad: How GPS Works and High Tech Treasure Hunt - CBS Evening News. The next third will watch this Geocache Documentary Trailer and Dave Ulmer and the First Geocache . The final third will watch Geocaching on WUNC-TV and KSL Utah News Geocaching.

They will present their findings to their classmates. I have a document with questions and answers in Word. Feel free to download the document, remove the answers and modify it.

K12 Online Conference


Unlikely Coordinates? Geocaching Across the Curriculum

Presenter: Beth Ritter-Guth Presentation Description: Can a worldwide scavenger hunt and a GPSr change the way we teach? ABSOLUTELY! This presentation will introduce geocaching and educaching and provide examples and resources to those interested in getting students out of the classroom!