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Geocaching

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Title:

Geocaching

URL:

https://dese.mo.gov/media/pdf/curr-hpe-model-curr-units-grade-6-8-lesson-6

Content Source:

Other
Missouri Department of Education
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

This geocaching lesson includes links to a geocaching video and online resources. This plan includes warm-up and assessment ideas.

Objectives:

● The student will be able to download the free geocaching app onto their phones (if students don’t have access to a phone they can share with other students and/or the teacher).
● Students will be able to follow a map and locate the area of the cache.
● Students will be able to find a cache based on the directions of the app.

Content Standard(s):
Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 6
6-3.4) Identify available technology to enhance physical activity.

APE accommodation suggestions: Visual aids and cues

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 7
7-3.4) Utilize available technology to enhance physical activity.

APE accommodation suggestions: Visual aids and cues

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 8
8-3.4) Determine the benefits of using available technology during physical activity.

Examples: active videos, active gaming systems, heart rate monitors, health apps

APE accommodation suggestions: Visual aids and cues

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 8
8-3.6) Use available technology to evaluate the quantity of individual exercise needed for optimal functioning.

APE accommodation suggestions: Visual aids and cues

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Beginning Kinesiology - Level 1
BK-1.1) Exhibit competency in activity-specific movement skills in one or more lifetime activities.

Examples: outdoor pursuits, individual-performance activities, net games, target games

APE accommodation suggestions: hand to hand; hand over hand; develop the rules to accommodate each student's needs; adapt equipment to meet students' needs.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Beginning Kinesiology - Level 1
BK-2.1) Explain the terminology associated with exercise and participation in selected individual-performance activities.

Examples: dance, net and wall games, target games, outdoor activities

APE accommodation suggestions: peer assistance and modeling

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Beginning Kinesiology - Level 2
BK-1.1) Exhibit competency in activity-specific movement skills in two or more lifetime activities.

Examples: outdoor activities, individual-performance activities, net games, target games

APE accommodation suggestions: hand to hand; hand over hand; develop the rules to accommodate each student's needs; adapt equipment to meet students' needs.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Adventure and Cooperative Activities - Level 1
AC-2.1) Recognize unsafe situations related to participation in outdoor activities.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Adventure and Cooperative Activities - Level 1
AC-2.2) Identify skills and components needed for the individual to participate successfully in outdoor activities.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Adventure and Cooperative Activities - Level 1
AC-3.1) Identify skills to increase health benefits while participating in outdoor activities.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Adventure and Cooperative Activities - Level 1
AC-5.2) Discuss and evaluate the individual benefits of participation in physical activity and outdoor sport, and the social benefits for the individual, family, school, and community.

Tags: geocache, geocaching, GPS, outdoor education, technology
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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush
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