Arizona Science Center: Pinpoint Your Location

Next time you go out on a hike, bring this activity along with you!

Learn about how to find your bearings using a map and supplies you might have at home. Do you have a Global Positioning System (GPS) at home? Your GPS calculates the distance between signals it receives from satellites in space. How is this activity similar or different to how a GPS finds your location.

Science Topics
Technology Topics
GPS & Satellites
Social Studies Topics
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
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