Using GPS, Geocaching and Google Earth in the Classroom Introduction to Geocaching and GPS 1) What is Geocaching? a. b. www.geocaching.com www.geocacher‐u.com 2) How did Geocaching get started? www.geocaching.com/about/history.aspx 3) What equipment do I need? a. The Basics of The Hunt: www.geocacher‐u.com/101/equipment1.html b. GPS Units: www.geocaching.com/faq c. Cache Examples 4) What are the rules of Geocaching? a. b. c. Using the GPS - Basics of Navigating with Latitude and Longitude The GPS units or receivers that we will be using today are the Garmin e-Trex Legend. Other popular handheld brands include Magellan (www.magellangps.com ), Lowrance (www.lowrance.com), and DeLorme (www.delorme.com ). Thanks to Robert Mayben – UA Technology in Motion for lending us your workshop format.