Incorporating GPS technology with a campus walking tour

By Weiss, Daniel J., & Walters, James C.

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Publication:
2004
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Article
Journal
Journal of Geoscience Education
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Volume
51
Issue
1
Pages
Peer Reviewed
No
Educational Research
No
Description:

This independent assignment has groups of students take a questionnaire and a GPS unit on a geologic walking tour of the campus. Some of the questions have students learn to use the GPS by obtaining the coordinates of campus landmarks; others have student