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28 Feb
Native Americans in Virginia

Two types of Geocaches are hidden in this activity:  Seasons and Languages.  Students identify if the contents of the cache describes either a language group or a season and mark the correct answer on their answer sheet. Pictures Cards Answer Sheet Answers for the Activity This activity was created by Jennifer Barger, Tina Coffey, and Lindsey Jarrett.  Read More →

28 Feb
Native Americans in the United States

Students read clues and use pictures to identify Native American Groups at each geocache. Pictures Cards and Clues Answer Sheet This activity was created by Courtney Jones and Nikki Sowers.  Read More →

28 Feb
Musical Instrument Families

Students will view pictures of musical instruments and determine their instrument families. Suggested Cache Contents: Picture Cards of Instruments Answer Sheet Activity created by Tina Coffey and Kim Smith.  Read More →

28 Feb
Continents

Students will read clues to identify continents.  Continent Clues for Caches (do not include the names of the continents) Answer Sheet 1 Answer Sheet 2 Activity create by Courtney Jones.  Read More →

28 Feb
Simple and Compound Machines

At each geocache, students view a compound machine or picture of a compound machine.  They identify the simple machines involved in the compound machine. Pictures Cards Other Possible Contents for Caches: Scissors Stapler Wheelbarrow Ramp Slide Door stop Bicycle Spatula Flagpole Tow truck Jar lid Can opener Shovel Seesaw Boat Fire truck Answer Sheet This activity was created by Joani Sotherden and Tina Coffey.  Read More →

28 Feb
Art Around the Continents

At each geocache, students read descriptions and view pictures of pieces of art.  Students indicate the continent associated with the piece of art, and use a map to record their answers. Cache Content Examples: Cache 1 — Picture of Mayan Statue Cache 2 — African Tribal Mask Cache 3 — Colonial American Art (Portrait of George Washington) Cache 4 — Greek Vase Cache 5 — Asian Art Panel Answer Template–Fill this in based on the art pieces you selected. Continents... » Read more

28 Feb
Parts of Speech

Version 1:  At each cache, students search through words to find one that matches the correct part of speech indicated on the box.  Cache Suggestions Cache 1:  Action Verbs Cache 2: Nouns Cache 3: Adjectives Cache 4: Proper Nouns Cache 5:  Linking Verbs Cache Cards Version 2: Students are given a baggie of different words (each group’s cards are a different color).  Caches have the names of a part of speech on them.  Groups carry the baggies of words and place them in the correct cache. ... » Read more

27 Feb
Homophones

Each team draws five words before going geocaching.  Teams then search through caches of word cards to find their homonym matches.  After finding their homonyms, they return to the classroom and define each homonym using pictures or sentences. Activity Word Cards Group Recording Sheet Individual Recording Sheet  Read More →

27 Feb
Cultural Groups in Virginia

Students will identify cultural groups in Virginia using clues and pictures. Pictures for Caches: Scotch Irish Cache African Cache American Indian Cache English Cache German Cache Answer Sheet This activity was created by Jennifer Barger, Tina Coffey, and Lindsey Jarrett.  Read More →