Geocaching and education.
Why Geocaching? <ul><li>First thing first </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make a Gmail account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make a Del...
How does it work? GPS <ul><li>Global Position System  GPS </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation Satellite Time and Ranging NAVSTAR ...
How does it works? 35 satellites on 20.200 km height sending radiowaves
Accuracy  (5 tot 10 m) Position minimal 4 satellites  Clear view Not under heavy trees and large buildings (newest GPS are...
What is a GPS? OUTDOOR
on the boat  What is a GPS?
Car navigation  What is a GPS?
Fitness What is a GPS?
<ul><li>Military  </li></ul><ul><li>Boats and planes </li></ul><ul><li>Road builders </li></ul><ul><li>Car navigation </li...
<ul><ul><li>Brings the driver from point A to B </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drivers give in an address or landmark </li></u...
<ul><ul><li>No compass </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No heights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No waypoints </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
<ul><ul><li>Electronic compass </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working with waypoints and tracks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use...
<ul><ul><li>Brands  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Garmin </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Magellan </li></ul></ul></ul...
Simple outdoor recievers Black/white no cards no compass and altitude meter  for bike and hikers  What is a GPS?
Expensive receivers  Color With maps with compass and altitude meter Extern memory  Bickers and hikers What is a GPS?
Maps for GPS TOPO maps for all countries
Making  Waypoints, routes en tracks Maps for GPS
Making Waypoints Waypoints are points in the GPS receiver made by the user Number Symbol Text Maps for GPS
Making Routes A route is a straight line between the waypoints in the GPS. Mostly from point 1 to 2 to 3 and so on Maps fo...
Making  Tracks Tracks are crumbles for the GPS. Every meter or minute you can make a GPS to make a track from the place yo...
Hights Hight profile for biking or hiking Maps for GPS
Workshop <ul><li>Using a GPS </li></ul>
Geocaching
Geocaching <ul><li>Treasure hunting with a GPS </li></ul>
What do you need? <ul><li>GPS </li></ul><ul><li>Cache description </li></ul><ul><li>pencil </li></ul><ul><li>goodies </li>...
Where to find? <ul><li>on the internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.geocaching.com </li></ul></ul>
Kinds of Caches <ul><li>Ordinary Cache </li></ul><ul><li>Multi Cache </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Cache </li></ul>
What’s inside a geocache? <ul><li>geocoins </li></ul><ul><li>travel bugs </li></ul><ul><li>notebook </li></ul><ul><li>penc...
www.geocahcing.com
www.geocaching.com
REMINDER ALWAYS fill in the notebook,  when you take something out of the cache put something back when you take something...
Workshop <ul><li>Geocaching </li></ul>
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Geocaching and Education

  1. 1. Geocaching and education.
  2. 2. Why Geocaching? <ul><li>First thing first </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make a Gmail account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make a Delicious account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Firefox for browsing </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. How does it work? GPS <ul><li>Global Position System GPS </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation Satellite Time and Ranging NAVSTAR </li></ul>
  4. 4. How does it works? 35 satellites on 20.200 km height sending radiowaves
  5. 5. Accuracy (5 tot 10 m) Position minimal 4 satellites Clear view Not under heavy trees and large buildings (newest GPS are OK) How does it work? GPS
  6. 6. What is a GPS? OUTDOOR
  7. 7. on the boat What is a GPS?
  8. 8. Car navigation What is a GPS?
  9. 9. Fitness What is a GPS?
  10. 10. <ul><li>Military </li></ul><ul><li>Boats and planes </li></ul><ul><li>Road builders </li></ul><ul><li>Car navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor, hunting, hiking </li></ul><ul><li>... </li></ul>Who is using a GPS?
  11. 11. <ul><ul><li>Brings the driver from point A to B </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drivers give in an address or landmark </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GPS is following an internal map </li></ul></ul>Car navigation
  12. 12. <ul><ul><li>No compass </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No heights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No waypoints </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No tracks </li></ul></ul>Car navigation
  13. 13. <ul><ul><li>Electronic compass </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working with waypoints and tracks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User can make his own routes </li></ul></ul>Outdoor navigation
  14. 14. <ul><ul><li>Brands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Garmin </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Magellan </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lowrance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Silva </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>... </li></ul></ul></ul>Outdoor navigation
  15. 15. Simple outdoor recievers Black/white no cards no compass and altitude meter for bike and hikers What is a GPS?
  16. 16. Expensive receivers Color With maps with compass and altitude meter Extern memory Bickers and hikers What is a GPS?
  17. 17. Maps for GPS TOPO maps for all countries
  18. 18. Making Waypoints, routes en tracks Maps for GPS
  19. 19. Making Waypoints Waypoints are points in the GPS receiver made by the user Number Symbol Text Maps for GPS
  20. 20. Making Routes A route is a straight line between the waypoints in the GPS. Mostly from point 1 to 2 to 3 and so on Maps for GPS
  21. 21. Making Tracks Tracks are crumbles for the GPS. Every meter or minute you can make a GPS to make a track from the place you are. Maps for GPS
  22. 22. Hights Hight profile for biking or hiking Maps for GPS
  23. 23. Workshop <ul><li>Using a GPS </li></ul>
  24. 24. Geocaching
  25. 25. Geocaching <ul><li>Treasure hunting with a GPS </li></ul>
  26. 26. What do you need? <ul><li>GPS </li></ul><ul><li>Cache description </li></ul><ul><li>pencil </li></ul><ul><li>goodies </li></ul><ul><li>small trowel </li></ul><ul><li>calculator </li></ul><ul><li>outdoor clothing </li></ul>
  27. 27. Where to find? <ul><li>on the internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.geocaching.com </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Kinds of Caches <ul><li>Ordinary Cache </li></ul><ul><li>Multi Cache </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Cache </li></ul>
  29. 29. What’s inside a geocache? <ul><li>geocoins </li></ul><ul><li>travel bugs </li></ul><ul><li>notebook </li></ul><ul><li>pencil </li></ul><ul><li>toys </li></ul><ul><li>... </li></ul>
  30. 30. www.geocahcing.com
  31. 31. www.geocaching.com
  32. 32. REMINDER ALWAYS fill in the notebook, when you take something out of the cache put something back when you take something out of the cache put something back when you take something out of the cache put something back
  33. 33. Workshop <ul><li>Geocaching </li></ul>
  34. 34. Google Earth
  35. 35. Google Earth
  36. 36. Download Google Earth
  37. 40. Google Earth and GPS <ul><li>Workshop </li></ul>

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