Submitted by alison.goforth on October 24, 2010 - 11:06am (0 comments)
This is a little more involved beginner level GPS activity than Activity #1. Students must be familar with taking and finding waypoints. It is basically a safe geocaching activity tha can be done on any high school campus.
The VCCS Geospatial Institute was conducted during July 24-30, 2010 in Blacksburg, VA. This effort was hosted by the Virginia Geospatial Extension Program at Virginia Tech. For more information on this program, access the VCCS Geospatial Institute Website or the press release.
Photo2GPS is a software program that allows users to easily integrate digital photographs with a GPS tracklog. The software synchronizes the both the GPS clock with the clock on your digital camera. Note that as of March 2010, this software is only compatible with Windows XP (not compatible with Vista and Windows 7).