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Searching for Patterns: Landscape Ecology

Author: Laura Johnson, John McGee, Jim Campbell   Affiliation: VirginiaView   Date: 1 May 2012
Audience: Elementary, Middle School, High School, Higher Education   Course Material: No
Description: Through this learning lesson, your group will learn specific types of landscape change caused by development, and search for examples of these changes using the travels of your geocoin or other trackable item using GoogleEarth or ArcGIS Explorer. This activity can be adapted for almost any age group.
Keywords: GPS, GNSS, Geocoin, Travel bug, Landscape ecology, geocaching
Skill Level: Introductory
Software Requirements: Other   Other Software: Requires login to
Special Materials: You can use your own geocoin, or any geocoin (search for Map@syst, VirginiaView, or 4-H geocoins on
AV Resources Used: Yes   Download Access: Public
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