CJones: GIS - Goo...
Follow
729 views | +0 today
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Claire Jones from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

What Is Geocaching?

Learn about the high-tech treasure hunting game being played around the world by adventure seekers! Learn more at http://www.geocaching.com Subscribe to this...

 

Geocaching is great way to get people outdoors, use geospatial technologies and have fun with the whole family. 

 

Tags: GPS, edtech, geospatial, technology, location.


Via Seth Dixon
more...
Shelby Porter's curator insight, November 4, 2013 7:56 AM

I have tried geocaching and it really does make you use geospatial tools. You have to know exactly where you are in reference to a map, you have to know directions in which you must travel, and you know you have to reach a certain place. While a fun activity, it is also a great geographic learning tool. 

Rescooped by Claire Jones from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

What is GIS?

This is a brief introduction to what geographic information systems are.  This is not a tutorial on how to use it, but a conceptual overview on the potential uses and applications for GIS.  

 

Tags: GIS, video, Unit 1 GeoPrinciples, geospatial, mapping and location.


Via Seth Dixon
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Claire Jones from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

Our Place in the World

Our Place in the World | CJones: GIS - GoogleEarth - Cartography | Scoop.it

Tags: scale, K12, location. 


Via Seth Dixon
more...
Jacqueline Landry's curator insight, December 15, 2013 7:21 AM

As I am almost finished with my teacher degree I always look for great ideas that will help the students I will teach some day. This will be great for kids to get the concept of location and scale.  Scale is critical to know where something is, This is a great frame of reference.