Geocaching: A
                 Cross Curricular
                    Adventure

Sunday, February 21, 2010
Lori Sheldon
                                       Now
                      Then



                             K-12 Te...
First things rst!




                                What is geocaching?

Sunday, February 21, 2010
From kids’ perspective...




Sunday, February 21, 2010
Sunday, February 21, 2010
Tools




Sunday, February 21, 2010
Sunday, February 21, 2010
Geocaching
                                vs.
                            geocaching


Sunday, February 21, 2010
Geocaching


Sunday, February 21, 2010
geocaching
               Finding and marking your own locations.
                            (waypoints)




Sunday, Febr...
Cross curricular?




Sunday, February 21, 2010
Cross-Curricular Lesson


                            County Cache



Sunday, February 21, 2010
Brainstorm It




                            Graphic Organizer,
                               Inspiration


Sunday, Febr...
Research It




                            Class Wiki

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Report It




Sunday, February 21, 2010
Map It




Sunday, February 21, 2010
Mark It




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Sunday, February 21, 2010
Sunday, February 21, 2010
Share It




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GeoFrog




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Follow Me
                             Project



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Social Studies

                            maps & globes
                            cardinal directions
                ...
Mathematics

                            map scales and distances
                            create number stories




Su...
Physical Education/Health


                            fresh air
                            exercise




Sunday, Februar...
Science

                            GPS technology
                            various landforms




Sunday, February 21,...
Reading & Language

                            reading, researching
                            writing/sharing out




S...
Geocaching On Campus




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Academic Treasure Hunts
                        Provide clues hidden at various
                        waypoints.
       ...
Reading Example


                            Cut apart story and sequencing.




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Math
                            Solve problems with coordinates
                            as solutions.
               ...
Science

                            Coordinates lead to ecosystem to
                            study
                  ...
Your turn....
                      Turn and talk to
                     those around you...
                   what are ...
Wallwisher


         hp://tinyurl.com/geofrog



Sunday, February 21, 2010
Special Thanks to:

                                         PAECT
                            Chris Champion ~ Kristin Ho...
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  1. 1. Geocaching: A Cross Curricular Adventure Sunday, February 21, 2010
  2. 2. Lori Sheldon Now Then K-12 Technology Integrator 3rd grade... Sunday, February 21, 2010
  3. 3. First things rst! What is geocaching? Sunday, February 21, 2010
  4. 4. From kids’ perspective... Sunday, February 21, 2010
  5. 5. Sunday, February 21, 2010
  6. 6. Tools Sunday, February 21, 2010
  7. 7. Sunday, February 21, 2010
  8. 8. Geocaching vs. geocaching Sunday, February 21, 2010
  9. 9. Geocaching Sunday, February 21, 2010
  10. 10. geocaching Finding and marking your own locations. (waypoints) Sunday, February 21, 2010
  11. 11. Cross curricular? Sunday, February 21, 2010
  12. 12. Cross-Curricular Lesson County Cache Sunday, February 21, 2010
  13. 13. Brainstorm It Graphic Organizer, Inspiration Sunday, February 21, 2010
  14. 14. Research It Class Wiki Sunday, February 21, 2010
  15. 15. Report It Sunday, February 21, 2010
  16. 16. Map It Sunday, February 21, 2010
  17. 17. Mark It Sunday, February 21, 2010
  18. 18. Sunday, February 21, 2010
  19. 19. Sunday, February 21, 2010
  20. 20. Share It Sunday, February 21, 2010
  21. 21. GeoFrog Sunday, February 21, 2010
  22. 22. Follow Me Project Sunday, February 21, 2010
  23. 23. Sunday, February 21, 2010
  24. 24. Social Studies maps & globes cardinal directions local history Sunday, February 21, 2010
  25. 25. Mathematics map scales and distances create number stories Sunday, February 21, 2010
  26. 26. Physical Education/Health fresh air exercise Sunday, February 21, 2010
  27. 27. Science GPS technology various landforms Sunday, February 21, 2010
  28. 28. Reading & Language reading, researching writing/sharing out Sunday, February 21, 2010
  29. 29. Geocaching On Campus Sunday, February 21, 2010
  30. 30. Academic Treasure Hunts Provide clues hidden at various waypoints. One clue leads to the next. High tech egg hunt! Sunday, February 21, 2010
  31. 31. Reading Example Cut apart story and sequencing. Sunday, February 21, 2010
  32. 32. Math Solve problems with coordinates as solutions. Coordinates are endpoints for shapes. Sunday, February 21, 2010
  33. 33. Science Coordinates lead to ecosystem to study New twist on leaf collection Sunday, February 21, 2010
  34. 34. Your turn.... Turn and talk to those around you... what are your ideas? Sunday, February 21, 2010
  35. 35. Wallwisher hp://tinyurl.com/geofrog Sunday, February 21, 2010
  36. 36. Special Thanks to: PAECT Chris Champion ~ Kristin Hokanson Wayne Highlands School District Tammy Ebert Sunday, February 21, 2010
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