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10 Nov
Jamestown Geocaching

In this activity, students use gps units, podcasts on iPads or iPods, and QR codes to learn about Jamestown. by Tina Coffey 1. Download Podcasts videos to at least 6 iPod Touches/iPads from iTunes. You can find them here: Historyisfun.org Podcasts. You’ll need the following videos: The Voyage John Smith Powhatan/Pocahontas Hardships Representative Government Women Slavery (I used this one as a practice example) 2. Hide 6 Caches with the following labels on each cache: Jamestown Cache... » 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
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 →

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 →