Educaching® is geocaching with an educational twist! Each lesson will require students to locate hidden caches that include a physical or learning challenge for them to complete (using the equipment included in pack). Students then use the results of the challenges to solve a math problem, perform an experiment, or analyze data. Lesson plans can easily be modified to coincide with your curriculum. Basic Pack includes the Educaching® GPS Curriculum, 7 stopwatches, 8 plastic cones, 24 Team Wrist Bands, 2 Triple Cache Sets, 2 exercise card packs, 6 kickballs, 12 plastic discs, 6 home plates, and a large duffel for storage. Deluxe Pack includes everything in the Basic Pack plus 6 Magellan® eXporist 310 GPS navigators. Educaching® Curriculum also sold separately.
Additional details about each item included in this pack are listed below.
Educaching® Curriculum (1 ea)
Send your students on an outdoor GPS adventure that challenges their academic knowledge and physical fitness! Teacher-led, student-driven program uses GPS technology to lead students on a hunt for hidden puzzles, science experiments, math problems, physical challenges, and more! Lesson plans align with national teaching standards and vary in difficulty, making them suitable for elementary through middle school. Curriculum includes teacher training section, 20 lessons, other GPS activity ideas, and a CD with customizable student field sheet templates and more.
Gopher Pacer 200™ Stopwatches (7 ea)
Simple, basic operation for versatile single-event timing. 24 hr timing range, single event time, split time. Other Functions: Easy operation with start/stop/reset functionality. Time, date, alarm. Alkaline battery included. Includes 1 of each Rainbow® color and 1 Black.
Plastic Cones (8 ea)
Sturdy and colorful, these versatile cones are great as markers, targets, boundaries, and more! Keep activities organized with these high-visibility polyethylene cones. They're stable and tough enough to last, yet lighter weight than our vinyl game cones. Orange.
Rainbow® Team Wrist Bands (Set of 24)
Stretchy knit bands are easy to put on and take off! Just as colorful, but less expensive and more comfortable than pinnies. Set of 24 includes 4 pair in each Rainbow® color. 3"W (8 cm).
Rainbow® UltraPlay™ Utility Balls (Set of 6)
The ultimate utility ball with the best easy-grip cover and unrivaled durability! Utility balls are expected to be tough, to stand up to kicking and throwing, but now we've made our rubber cover softer and tackier for easier catching and unintimidating contact. Firm Ultra-Wound™ nylon/polyester windings mean better play, truer bounce, and longer life. Butyl bladder with no-leak inflation valve. Set of 6 includes 1 of each Rainbow® color.
Rainbow® AirRanger™ Plastic Discs (Set of 12)
Classic design in a 9" (23 cm) dia, 109 g disc. Slightly smaller than official size, these versatile discs are just right for color-coordinated flying action. Set of 12 includes 2 of each Rainbow® color. Discs also available individually.
Rainbow® Home Plates (Set of 6)
Heavy-duty vinyl "throw-down" home plates. These rugged, official-size home plates provide the perfect marker for a range of team games and relays. Premium nonskid bases withstand rigorous use indoors and out. 21"L x 21"W (53 cm x 53 cm).
Magellan® eXplorist® 310 GPS (6 ea in Deluxe Packs)
Simple enough for first-time users, with features for more experienced navigators! User-friendly interface features compass, map, paperless geocaching, and more on 2.2" (6 cm) color display. Impact-resistant, waterproof plastic case. Requires 2 AA batteries (not included). 4.4"L x 2.2"W x 1.4"H (11 cm x 6 cm x 4 cm); 5.2 oz (147 g).
DuraBag™ Duffels (1 ea)
Our best duffel combines Cordura® nylon and polyester mesh for superior durability and breathability. Topside mesh provides equipment ventilation and allows you to see the contents, while the Cordura® nylon bottom provides exceptional strength and durability. Features heavy-duty zippers, sturdy pivoting shoulder strap, 3 zippered compartments, and a rubber end handle. Blue, Large.