Want to show your students how the GPS works, but don't know where to begin? This activity is fantastic way to start your lesson!
This is an introductory activity to the basic concept that powers GPS and its many uses. In this activity, students will learn about the basics of how triangulation of position works, and how it makes GPS possible. They will also learn about the cardinal directions (north, south, east, and west), bearings, and trilateration. This activity is excellent for students from grade 4 through grade 12.
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This is part of a series of lessons on GPS in the Classroom from No More Boring Science.
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