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Watershed Wanderings

Author: Laura Johnson, John McGee, Jim Campbell   Affiliation: VirginiaView   Date: 1 Apr 2012
Audience: Elementary, Middle School, High School, Higher Education   Course Material: No
Description: Through this learning lesson, your group will use the travels of your Virginia Geocoin to assess the impacts of a potential large poultry farm on water quality. You'll learn more about non point source pollution and the movement of water through watersheds. This activity can be adapted for almost any age group.
Keywords: GPS, GNSS, geocaching, travel bug, geocoin, Watershed, water quality
Skill Level: Introductory
Software Requirements: None or Not Applicable, Other   Other Software: Requires login to (free account)
Special Materials: You can use your own geocoin, or track any geocoin (search for Map@syst, VirginiaView, or 4-H geocoins on
AV Resources Used: Yes   Download Access: Public
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