Type:

Other

Description:

In this activity students will learn the basic concept of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) using triangulation and measurement on a small scale in the classroom. Students discover how GPS and navigation integrate mathematic and scientific concepts to create a standard for locating people and objects. This activity helps students understand both the need for and methods of navigation. Pre-requisites: Students should have knowledge of measuring lengths and using a ruler.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 5,locations,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-016,Space Science,measurement,Mathematics,global positioning system,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120614151537927T,Upper Elementary,length,Earth and space science,triangulation,Science and technology,Physical science,satellites,Chemistry,GPS,lost,navigation,Engineering,Elementary School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,position,Technology,Geoscience

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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