Global Positioning Systems/GPS Teacher Resources
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Taking a Ride on a Lithospheric Plate
New ReviewAssist your pupils and broaden their horizons with several activities that determine the exact positioning of various communities over the globe. Pupils use data from the Global Positioning System to determine the position and rate of...
7th - 12th Science
Practical GPS Applications in Forestry & Agriculture
An explanation of the Global Positioning System (GPS) and the Geographic Information System (GIS) is given in this presentation. Uses and applications are considered. How it works and sources of error are also touched upon. A large...
9th - 12th Science
How Does Your Smartphone Know Your Location?
When your smartphone tells you the weather of your current location or gives you directions to the nearest gas station, there's more going on that you might realize. Follow along with this short video as it explains how satellites,...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Theory of Plate Tectonics
Don't let this plate tectonics resource slip past you! Taken straight from the pages of a McGraw-Hill science textbook, this document provides a reading passage with maps and reading comprehension questions that support students as they...
4th - 7th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Find it with GPS!
New ReviewWhat can GPS help us do? Teams explore how GPS works through an interactive website. Resource pages provide information about current uses. The teams then brainstorm new applications for GPS. Teams finish the instructional activity by...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering