Geocaching in the Classroom A 21 st Century Scavenger Hunt using GPS and Cell Phones.

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Slide 1 Geocaching in the Classroom A 21 st Century Scavenger Hunt using GPS and Cell Phones Slide 2 What is geocaching? Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. From Geocaching.com Slide 3 Apps for iPhones Geocaching.com Intro Free Compass OpenCaching Commander Compass Lite Looking4Cache Lite GeoBucket Slide 4 Android Apps Slide 5 Sites to check out Geocaching.com http://www.geocaching.com/guide/ Lauries Geocaching page from UWA http://uwageocaching.wikispaces.com/home Slide 6 Things to Bring Paper and pen/pencil Clipboard if you have one. SmartPhone with app loaded Android or iPhone Geocaching app or Compass app Comfortable clothes and shoes for walking around outside.