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
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  • Sites to check out Geocaching.com http://www.geocaching.com/guide/ Lauries Geocaching page from UWA http://uwageocaching.wikispaces.com/home
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  • 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.