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GPS and Geodesy for Dummies: Do You Know Where You Are?

Web Seminar screen shot Collaboration with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAAA) and the National Geodetic Survey team resulted in two web seminars designed for grade 5-12 educators on the Global Positioning System (GPS) and Geodesy. They featured scientists and education specialists from NOAA. The seminars focused on virtual globes, Google Earth, geocaching, and benchmark hunting. They gave informative and entertaining information for educators and engaging tips to how to present this subject to students. To view the seminars see the archives and PowerPoint presentations.

Learn more about the features of the Web Seminar and read answers to frequently asked questions from participants.


Web Seminar I
Date: Thursday, April 19, 2007
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m. Eastern
Topic: Virtual Globes/Google Earth
Presenter: Galen Scott

Web Seminar II
Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m. Eastern
Topic: Geocaching and Benchmark Hunting
Presenter: Casey Brennan

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