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#### Orienteering

Everything you wanted to know about orienteering, and more! Take your class on an adventure with this creative activity. You will need to gather some supplies and materials and maps for your specific location, but the unit sounds like it...

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#### The Outdoors Camping and Survival Skills

Equip young campers with the tips and strategies for a safe trip to the outdoors with a series of lessons. They learn how to start fires with and without firewood, keep warm in snowy weather, and purify water to make it safe for drinking.

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#### Forest Fun

Students explore orienteering and how to use a compass. They explore the importance of forests and identify some of the trees in a local forest.

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#### Position Given Bearings From Two Points

Get some directions on how to use bearings with a minute-and-a-half video that shows how to solve a problem using bearings. The narrator gives two points and the bearings of a third point from each point. Scholars must then find the...

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#### Bearings

Bear with me while I teach budding mathematicians about bearings. Watching a video helps viewers understand the concept of bearing as the direction from due north. The informative video works through several examples of problems...

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#### Compass Reading

Here's a basic lesson on reading a compass. Learn the names of the parts of a compass. Learn how to read a bearing in degrees. Then go outside and follow a course of cones set up on the grass or in a clear area. Starting at one cone,...

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#### Orienteering - Lesson 10 - Putting It All Together

Wrap up this unit by navigating through a prescribed course using a map and a compass. Put all the skills learned about reading a compass and using a map to navigate through an unknown course. Each learner should have a control card...

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#### Orienteering: Welcome to the Jungle

Students work together in groups to complete a treasure hunt. Using the school grounds, they search for pictures and stuffed animals of different species. They use a GPS to locate them and record which habitat they live. They calculate...

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#### Orienteering Scavenger Hunt Lesson Plan: Middle School

First, teach your class how to read a compass, and then do the scavenger hunt. This is rather a nice little activity to do. It can be done as part of a unit on orienteering or just for the fun of it as a stand-alone lesson. The fun...

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#### Orienteering - Introductory Lesson

Gain knowledge of directions and degrees while learning how to read a compass. NEWS - north, east, west, south, and everything in between. It's crucial to be accurate in reading a compass and understanding degrees and direction when...

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#### Orienteering - Lesson 7 - Compasses

More compass practice! This activity has your scholars practicing getting their bearings. They will participate in a schoolyard compass game where they will have a specific starting point and then navigate through the course according to...

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#### Backpacking - Lesson 3 - How to Pack a Backpack

Young backpackers practice putting their supplies into their backpack according to a prescripted sequence on how to properly place their equipment. It is essential to follow the guidelines to have the correcet balance and ease of access...

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#### Orienteering - Lesson 8 - Map and Compass

Put your students' orienteering skills together. Reading a compass and reading a map. For this assignment the class will use their compass and the map scale to determine the distance of a given route. If they finish their assignment,...

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#### Backpacking - Lesson Plans

A page of links lead to a number of lessons on backpacking. There are eight lessons, and within these lessons are links to other resources and to the entire unit.

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#### Orienteering Lessons - Overview

Welcome to the Orienteering lesson plans page. There is a short introduction to the topic and links to the ten lessons in this unit. There is also a linkto the unit home page. This orienteering unit is worth taking a look at.

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#### Backpacking - Lesson 1 - Introduction

What are the essentials needed for a backpacking trip? What does minimum impact mean? What are some general safety tips? These are the things to think about when planning a backpacking trip. This lesson has handouts included for...

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#### Orienteering: Map Skills

Students use a map to locate six specific landmarks on a course using a map. They identify how maps can help us and write a paragraph describing how to get from one landmark to another on the map.

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#### Orienteering - Lesson 3 - Topographical Maps and Contour Lines

Learn how to read a topographical map and understand what the contour lines mean. Explore longitude and latitude. Find a cliff, a valley, a mountain peak, and more. This is just one of the ten lessons in this unit on oreinteering....

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#### Orienteering - Lesson 9 - Declination

What's the difference between true north and magnetic north? Lesson 9 has your class practicing mapping using a compass and taking the correct declination into account. This instructional activity is one part of a 10 instructional...

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#### Orienteering - Lesson 5 - Compasses

Out in the middle of nowhere and not sure which way to turn? Learn how to use a compass so you don't ever have to be lost in the wilderness. Learn how to pick a landmark and get a bearing. This lesson is one part of a 10 lesson unit on...

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#### Orienteering - Lesson 4 - Distance and Height

Pretend that you've been dropped onto a mountain, in the middle of nowhere, and all you have to find your way is a topographical map and a compass. Could you find your way to the nearest town? Orienteering teaches the skills of map...

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#### Backpacking - Lesson 5 - Getting in Shape for the Trail

Do you have to be in decent condition to go on a weekend backpacking trip? This resource stresses the importance of fitness in backpacking. There are many ways to get the legs, the lungs, and the heart ready for a strenuous excursion....

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#### Backpacking - Lesson 7 - How to Build a Campfire

For some, building a campfire is the best part about going backpacking. Learn what it takes to build a good campfire. Read the regulations about having campfire outdoors and make sure to follow the safety tips to prevent forest...

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#### Backpacking - Lesson 4 - Planning a Menu

Going on a backpacking trip? You need to plan your meals and your snacks for sustenance. Help guide your pupils in the planning of healthy foods to take, and to make sure there is just the right amount. Have students pair up to plan so...