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28 Feb
Weather

Students will complete different activities at each cache, including identifying cloud types, storm types, weather instruments, precipitation, and highs and lows on weather maps. Cache Activities Cache 1 — Clouds Cache 2 — Storms Cache 3 — Instruments Cache 4 — Precipitation Cache 5 — Fronts Answer Sheet Activity Notes This activity was created by Holly Ireland, Debbie Dawson, and Jenny Zehringer.  Read More →

28 Feb
Virginia Regions Geocaching

Students will view clues at each cache and determine which region of Virginia the cache describes. Cache Labels Pictures for Caches Clues for Caches Extra Pictures for new SOLs Cache Clue Answers Student Answer Sheet This activity was created by Meg Swecker.  Read More →

28 Feb
Hunting for the Sound of G

Students will sort through pictures and objects at each cache to find something that starts with the sound of g. Examples Cache Pictures This activity was created by Meg Swecker.  Read More →

28 Feb
Phases of the Moon

Students complete different activities about the Moon at each cache including answering moon riddles, ordering moon phases, finding facts about the moon, comparing the size of the moon to the earth and sun, and even a mystery cache! Cache Directions Cache 1 Cache 2 Cache 3 Cache 4 Cache 5 Answer Sheet Student Badges This activity was created by Debbie Dawson and Holly Ireland.  Read More →

28 Feb
Seasons

At each cache, students will use picture clues to determine a season.  Cache Contents Fall Cache Spring Cache Winter Cache Summer Cache Answer Sheet This activity was created by Tina Coffey, Peggy Stancil, and Dana Harrison.  Read More →

28 Feb
Rock It!

This activity allows students to practice what they know about Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic rocks. At each cache, students will use a combination of picture clues and rock specimens to answer questions. Some caches will contain specimens that students will use to determine which description correlates to that specimen.  Other caches require students to answer questions about a type of rock and which processes are required to change its properties. Suggested Cache Contents Cache 1: Sedimentary... » Read more

28 Feb
What’s for Dinner?

This cache activity helps student review science food chain/web concepts such as predator, prey, scavenger, omnivore, herbivore, carnivore.  Students use clues in each cache to identify an animal, and then they determine characteristics for that animal.  Finally, they think of something that animal might consume. Cache Clues — Each set contains clues for guessing the name of the animal/plant/decomposer.  If the cache is about an animal, clues include the name of the animal (you can remove... » Read more

28 Feb
Pirate Math

This cache is based on a Pirate theme.  Students find and solve various types of Pirate math problems (fact families, time, money, measurement, and so on).  Cache Questions Pictures of Cache Contents Directions This activity was created by Tina Coffey with helps from Joani Sotherden, Kathy Smith and Diane Rose and is described in more detail: Pirate Geocachin’ with Second Grade Sprogs–ARRR!  Read More →

28 Feb
Physical Education

Students rotate through caches and complete a physical fitness activity at each cache. Pictures Cards This activity was created by Holly Ireland, Allison Angel, and Scott Smith.  Read More →

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 →