Geocaching by liaoqinmei

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									   Geocaching
      Geo (earth)
Cache (hidden provisions)
                What is it?
► Worldwide   game of hiding and seeking
  “treasure”
► Uses GPS handheld receiver
► Hidden containers
► Shared online
► Sport/hobby
                Types of Caches
► Traditional           ► Puzzle/Mystery
► Event                 ► LetterboxHybrid
► CITO                  ► Mega-event
► Wherigo               ► Multi
► Webcam                ► Earthcache
► Virtual
            Sizes of Containers
► Large-5 gallon bucket or larger
► Regular-plastic container or ammo can
  about the size of a shoebox
► Small-sandwich sized or similar (log and pen
  only
► Micro-35 mm film cannister or smaller
           Key Terminology
► Coordinates-latitude   and longitude
  measurements
► Waypoint-a marked location that is stored in
  the memory of your GPS receiver
► Field sheet-what you will take with you
  outside to record measurements, log
  findings, solve puzzles, and record other
  data relevant to the lesson
            Key Terminology
► Map-key   part of lesson that gives the
  students/teacher a physical representation
  of the area that the lesson takes place
► Travel bug/geocoin-items with tracking
  numbers that can be tracked online with
  stories and pictures logged by the finders of
  the items as they make their journey to
  other states and countries
           Equipment/Gear
► GPS  receiver
► Writing Utensil
► Extra baggies & log sheets
► Zip ties
► Geo bag
► Insect repellant & sun block
► Water
► Batteries

								
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