Place-Based Learning with Geocaching, GPS and Google Earth . Ridge View High School Donna Teuber, Instructional Technology Specialist. What is GPS?. The Global Positioning System tells you where you are on Earth.
Ridge View High School
Donna Teuber, Instructional Technology Specialist
Nova Find Your Latitude and Longitude
1° = 60’
(69.05 statute miles)
1’ = 60’’
(1 nautical mile)
1’’ = 100 feet
What is unique about where you live?What is unique about a place?
Choose ONE unique place(It could be where you live or a place of study.)Brainstorm and web your ideas. Draw pictures, take digital photos, or regular camera photosof the uniqueness of places within that ONE unique place.Write captions for each picture.
This project was designed to teach students about the history of the area that they live in. They also learn how to use a GPS and mapping software. These web pages are the results of this project.
Conservation – Cache In Trash Out:
6th Grade Plant Observations