We found 37 resources with the concept gps
6th - 8th
From compasses to Google Earth, these mapping resources will help your students get acquainted with mapping skills both old and new. You'll find resources here about both political and physical maps, and a number of the activities are interdisciplinary in nature, using maps to shed light on things like climate change, population distribution, and more.
GPS, Relativity, and Nuclear Detection
2 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When will we need to know Einstein's Theory of Relativity in real life? Every single time you use a cell phone, GPS, or watch satellite TV. When a satellite is sent into space without accounting for relativity, problems immediately arise...
Where Are the Plastics Near Me? (Field Trip)
7th - 9th CCSS: Designed
With a piece of plastic here and a piece of plastic there, here a piece, there a piece, everywhere a piece. Teams go on a field trip in order to document the locations and kinds of plastic trash in an area near them. The eighth...
How Does Your Smartphone Know Your Location?
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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,...