GPS and Geocaching


Jennifer Deyenberg

(East Lothian, Scotland)

Jennifer Deyenberg Webpage


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GPS and Geocaching Helpful links and Resources:

GPS and Geocaching – getting started – An overview of how to set up geocaching for students: http://www.trailsoptional.com/2009/11/geocaching-101/

How do I operate the GPS units and load caches on the geocaching.com Website? Downloadable pdf instruction sheets here: http://www.trailsoptional.com/2010/10/gps-and-geocaching-how-to-get-started-help-documents/

So what containers can you use? Unique Containers – http://www.trailsoptional.com/2010/09/unique-geocaching-containers/

Candy and movies on a holiday – no way! - get outside and be active – it’s more fun! http://www.trailsoptional.com/2010/04/eggsercizes/

What do you put in the caches? Anything! (math problems, science experiments, bits of a story, vocabulary to learn together, geographic locations to map, puzzles to get the next co-ordinates, puzzles pieces to collect all and solve together, matches to find) http://www.trailsoptional.com/2009/06/geocaching/

The next level – Travel bugs, tracks, geotagging, QR codes, podcaching http://www.trailsoptional.com/2009/08/gps-in-the-classroom/
A geocaching field trip using caches from the geocaching.com network http://www.trailsoptional.com/2009/06/a-geocaching-field-trip/

Geocaching and Art -
http://www.trailsoptional.com/2011/09/nature-art-geocaching/

Geocaching and Literacy - Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins
http://www.trailsoptional.com/2010/03/geocaching-with-the-dinosaurs-of-waterhouse-hawkins/
The Very Hungry Caterpillar -
http://www.trailsoptional.com/2011/03/gps-and-geocaching-with-p1the-very-hungry-caterpillar-butterfly-lesson/

Geocaching Spelling -
http://www.trailsoptional.com/2011/06/geocaching-spelling/

Geocaching and Sequencing -
http://www.trailsoptional.com/2011/09/geocachingsequencing-and-comics/

Geocaching and Math - Cash Caches -
http://www.trailsoptional.com/2011/10/cash-caches/

Geolocating History - WWII
http://www.trailsoptional.com/2011/04/teaching-world-war-ii-through-geocaching/

Design Your Own Geocache -
http://www.trailsoptional.com/2011/05/design-your-own-geocacheteachmeet-beyond/


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