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Finding Stuff Is Fun! (And Educational)

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Finding good math activities for the summer is a tough task. But one activity that involves numbers will surely get kids involved. Using a GPS unit, kids can locate small boxes and objects left by others.

This relatively new sport, called “geocaching”, can be done all over Michigan. Looking for a geocache means first finding out where one is online, then downloading maps, directions and clues. Using a GPS unit, map skills, and some luck, you then need to locate the unit, log that you found it, and put it back where you found it.

Learn more, here.

Content provided by Eastern Michigan University.

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