Incorporating GPS Technology into After-School. Jennifer Bowen Extension Agent 4-H Youth, Prince Edward [email protected] Ruth Wallace Extension Agent 4-H Youth, Buckingham [email protected] What is GPS?. Global Positioning System Consists of Three Parts Space segment (satellites)
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Days 2 and 3
Geocaching is an adventure game for GPS users. The basic idea is to have individuals and organizations set up caches all over the world and share the locations of these caches on the internet. GPS users can then use the location coordinates to find the caches. (from geocaching.com)
There are various types of caches. All contain a log book and many contain items for trade.
Use the buddy system.
Beware of terrain/
Look out for wildlife
Look out for poison ivy, briars, etc.
Mark your starting point as a waypoint (in case you get lost).
Drink water (but not from a stream).Geocaching
using ArcView software
highlight areas of natural or
historical significance and to
promote recreational trail use.
We didn't know this state park existed, so it was nice to discover it and to take a pleasant walk at the end of the day. SL. T: pedometer L: a geode from Brazil. We also took the killer bee travel bug. TFTC!