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Invasive Species (Gypsy Moth) Geocoin Activity

Author: Laura Johnson, John McGee, Jim Campbell   Affiliation: VirginiaView   Date: 1 Jun 2011
Audience: Elementary, Middle School, High School, Higher Education   Course Material: No
Description: Through this learning lesson, your group will imagine that your Geocoin is a mass of Gypsy Moth eggs. You'll see where it traveled and learn more abut the potential spread of Gypsy Moths using Google Earth. This activity can be adapted for almost any age group.
Keywords: Invasive species, GPS, GNSS, Geocaching, travel bug, geocoin, 4-H
Skill Level: Introductory
Software Requirements: Other   Other Software: requires login to geocaching.com (free account)
Special Materials: You can use your own geocoin, or any geocoin (search for Map@syst, VirginiaView, or 4-H geocoins on geocaching.com).
AV Resources Used: Yes   Download Access: Public
Text URL: https://scholar.vt.edu/access/content/group/464c632e-71d9-4210-82c7-735ed5ff9e6f/WorkbookPrintingFolder-Final/3.16%20GeocoinExercise-GypsyMoth%2Binvasive_species.pdf

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