ClassPlus™ Geocaching Pack
Bring geocaching in the classroom and discover treasures with the most popular handheld GPS, eTrex10!
Give your young adventurers a reliable GPS to guide them to caches and open up a whole new world of discovery! The included geocaching curriculum aligns with national standards and includes training for new teachers, along with 20 lesson plans. The GPS’s 25-hour battery life keeps you going class after class without the need to constantly swap out batteries.
Get Everyone Geocaching
This pack provides your class with all the necessary equipment to get out and discover! The well-known Garmin eTrex10 handheld GPS accurately guides students to hidden caches based on coordinates. With 6 GPS units in the pack, a class can easily be divided into pairs or small groups, and must use teamwork and communication skills to find hidden caches.
The included curriculum package gives teachers plenty of exercises for students, as well as different activities and tips and 20 total lesson plans. This curriculum aligns with national standards, and includes training for new teachers, so anyone can pick up the unit and effectively implement it in class. Overall, the pack helps teachers and students alike to learn the basics of geocaching and potentially spark an interest in a lifelong hobby.
Aligning with SHAPE Standards
This pack meets SHAPE America’s Standard 2, as students apply knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics related to movement and performance. Teachers can easily tell if students have picked up on the concepts of geocaching since minimal tools are used to find caches. Teachers will have instant feedback on how well their students are learning the activity and also displaying Standard 2, and if additional direction or guidance is required.
Get everything needed for a successful geocaching unit! Each pack includes six Garmin eTrex10 GPS devices (4”L x 2”W; 5 oz), 12 Cache Containers (4 of each size), and the Educaching curriculum (book and CD combo set). The CD includes field sheets and teacher templates. Each GPS requires 2AA batteries (not included).