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Invasive Species (Gypsy Moth) Geocoin ActivityAuthor: 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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