Educator sees GPS treasure hunts as teaching tool for students

01/20/2010 | Philadelphia Inquirer, The

A Pennsylvania physical-education teacher is hoping to use geocaching -- a high-tech treasure-hunting game that uses coordinates and GPS -- to combine environmental education with physical activity for her students. Emilia Rastrick is seeking a grant to pay for the GPS devices and has begun teaching basic orienteering skills to her students in third, fourth and seventh grades.

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