Using GPS to teach more than accurate positions

By Johnson, Marie C., & Guth, Peter L.

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Publication:
2002
Type:
Article
Journal
Journal of Geoscience Education
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Volume
50
Issue
3
Pages
241-246
Peer Reviewed
No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

Undergraduate science majors need practice in critical thinking, quantitative analysis, and judging whether their calculated answers are physically reasonable.Wehave developed exercises using handheld GPS receivers that expose students to this recent