Global Positioning Systems/GPS Teacher Resources
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Where Am I - Navigation and Satellites
Young scholars explore geography by completing a navigation activity in class. For this satellite positioning lesson, students define terms such as orbit, satellite, GPS and triangulation. Young scholars view diagrams of the Earth's orbit and complete math problems to determine the differences in geographic locations on Earth.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 24 Downloads
Young scholars identify basic knowledge of a GPS and its related terminology. Students list the common uses of a GPS unit and the common sources of error when using GPS receivers. Young scholars comprehend the need and application of GPS/GIS in various areas of work and recreation.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 17 Downloads
TE Lesson: GPS on the Move
Students participate in a scavenger hunt and a drawing activity to examine the use of Global Positioning Systems including a handheld GPS receiver for personal navigation. They practice using the GPS receivers while collecting data from which they decide how to navigate to set points.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads