We found 36 resources with the concept gps
Mapping SkillsLesson Planet
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.
Operations with Vectors: GPS DeviceLesson Planet
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Determine the distance between two hikers using vectors. Pupils use an interactive to develop the formula to find the distance between two points knowing their relationship to a third point. Learners use the formula to calculate the...
GPS, Relativity, and Nuclear DetectionLesson Planet
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)Lesson Planet
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...
Taking a Ride on a Lithospheric PlateLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Assist 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...
How Does Your Smartphone Know Your Location?Lesson Planet
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,...
Practical GPS Applications in Forestry & AgricultureLesson Planet
9th - 12th
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...