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  • 1. Cache the Excitement Geocaching in the Classroom Cheryl Lykowski Bedford Public Schools Lambertville, Michigan 2010
  • 2. Tools4Tech Resources can be found at http://http:// techconferences.wikispaces.com/ICE+2010 Contact me at: [email_address] or [email_address]
  • 3. What is GPS?
    • It is a system of 24 satellites that are used in conjunction with a receiver unit and a control station to allow for very accurate determination of location
  • 4. What is Geocaching?
    • High tech treasure hunt that uses global positioning system (GPS) receiver to hide and seek containers (caches) anywhere in the world.
  • 5. Geocaching Basics
    • Equipment
      • GPS
      • Compass
      • Cache Bag
    • Lingo
  • 6. Garmin eTrex Legend
  • 7. Garmin eTrex Legend
  • 8. Garmin eTrex Legend
  • 9. Garmin eTrex Legend
  • 10. Garmin eTrex Legend
  • 11. Let’s get started!
  • 12. Create Account
  • 13. Types of Accounts
  • 14. Let’s Search!
  • 15. Geocaches near us
  • 16. How do I find a cache?
    • Record latitude & longitude coordinates
    • Read the hints!
    • Use your “geosense” to find the cache
  • 17. Types of Caches Multi- Cache Mystery/ Puzzle Cache Cache contains Travel Bug Virtual Cache Traditional Cache
  • 18. Geocache Containers
  • 19. What’s in a Cache?
    • Log book/Log Note
    • Pen/Pencil
    • “ Swag”
    • Travel Bugs
    • Geocoins
  • 20. Geocaching Lingo
  • 21. Geocaching in the Classroom Where Students are the Search Engine!
    • Language Arts
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • Physical Education
  • 22. Why? How?
  • 23. Let’s take a look at lessons~
    • Language Arts
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • Math
    • Physical Education
  • 24. Language Arts
  • 25. Science Earth Quest
  • 26. Social Studies
  • 27. Math Logic Money
  • 28. Physical Education
  • 29.  
  • 30.