This geography lesson plan on Geographic Skill Development enables students to identify and discuss the usefulness and difficulties of operating GPS equipment. This lesson also provides students with the ability to analyze the local community by collecting data and creating a map of the school boundaries using the GPS receiver. Students are also provided with the opportunity to demonstrate an understanding of the technologies used in geographic inquiry, while explaining and illustrating appropriate methods for displaying geographic data.
This lesson plan package includes:
-Full lesson plan
-What is a GPS Printable Handout
-Task Card Printable Handout
-PDF and Word Editable versions