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Cheryl Lykowski Bedford Public Schools 2009 Cache The Excitement! Where Geocaching and Education Meet.
What is GPS? Photo purchased from http://www.istockphoto.com
What is GPS?
http://www.geocaching.com What is Geocaching?
How does it work?
 
http://www.geocaching.com
How do I find a cache?
Then what?
What am I looking for?
Geocaching extras!
When you find a cache…
Integrating Geocaching  into the  Curriculum A.K.A. What about standards? Geocaching  in the  Classroom
<ul><li>Number & Operations </li></ul><ul><li>Measurement </li></ul><ul><li>Money </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solving </li><...
<ul><li>On Average </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Perimeter </li></ul><ul><li>Seek the Problem, Find the Solution </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Earth & Space </li></ul><ul><li>Gathering & Evaluating Data </li></ul><ul><li>Properties...
<ul><li>Cause and Effect </li></ul><ul><li>Which Tree is Which? </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical or Physical Change? </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Environment & Society </li></ul><ul><li>Places & Regions </li></ul><ul><li>Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Cultures ...
<ul><li>Rain Birds </li></ul><ul><li>Search and Rescue </li></ul><ul><li>CitizenshipDiscovering Ancient Pyramids </li></ul...
<ul><li>Applying Language Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Research Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation Strategies </li...
<ul><li>Dino Discovery </li></ul><ul><li>Career Hunt </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation Strategies </li></ul>LANGUAGE ARTS
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  1. 1. Cheryl Lykowski Bedford Public Schools 2009 Cache The Excitement! Where Geocaching and Education Meet.
  2. 2. What is GPS? Photo purchased from http://www.istockphoto.com
  3. 3. What is GPS?
  4. 4. http://www.geocaching.com What is Geocaching?
  5. 5. How does it work?
  6. 7. http://www.geocaching.com
  7. 8. How do I find a cache?
  8. 9. Then what?
  9. 10. What am I looking for?
  10. 11. Geocaching extras!
  11. 12. When you find a cache…
  12. 13. Integrating Geocaching into the Curriculum A.K.A. What about standards? Geocaching in the Classroom
  13. 14. <ul><li>Number & Operations </li></ul><ul><li>Measurement </li></ul><ul><li>Money </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solving </li></ul><ul><li>Geometry </li></ul>MATH
  14. 15. <ul><li>On Average </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Perimeter </li></ul><ul><li>Seek the Problem, Find the Solution </li></ul><ul><li>The Estimation Olympics </li></ul>MATH
  15. 16. <ul><li>Inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Earth & Space </li></ul><ul><li>Gathering & Evaluating Data </li></ul><ul><li>Properties </li></ul>SCIENCE
  16. 17. <ul><li>Cause and Effect </li></ul><ul><li>Which Tree is Which? </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical or Physical Change? </li></ul><ul><li>Design a Solution </li></ul>SCIENCE
  17. 18. <ul><li>Environment & Society </li></ul><ul><li>Places & Regions </li></ul><ul><li>Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Cultures </li></ul>SOCIAL STUDIES
  18. 19. <ul><li>Rain Birds </li></ul><ul><li>Search and Rescue </li></ul><ul><li>CitizenshipDiscovering Ancient Pyramids </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth </li></ul>SOCIAL STUDIES
  19. 20. <ul><li>Applying Language Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Research Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation Strategies </li></ul>LANGUAGE ARTS
  20. 21. <ul><li>Dino Discovery </li></ul><ul><li>Career Hunt </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation Strategies </li></ul>LANGUAGE ARTS
  21. 22. Cheryl Lykowski [email_address] Cache The Excitement! Where Geocaching and Education Meet.
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