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Mrs. Krause from Kansas City MO is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Modern Day Treasure Hunt!

My students need a handheld GPS, a digital camera, 2 cases, and a high-capacity memory card to record our Geocaching adventures.

  • $575 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Searching for buried treasure, deciphering a map, and encountering mysterious clues along the way—sound like fun? My students can learn to be modern day treasure hunters with Geocaching.

My students live in the inner city, and thrive on new opportunities to become higher thinking individuals.

They attend a charter school that holds high expectations for them. They love the new and the unexpected. What better way to teach about maps, and codes, than by taking them on a treasure hunt through their own city.

My Project

By having a Hand-held GPS device, my students will be able to navigate through an area that they know in a new way. They will be able to record their adventure with pictures, and be able to create a memory book. These Geocaching adventures will foster teamwork, map skills, critical thinking skills, as well as physical activity.

Geocaching provides engaging opportunities for learning about history, math, and science.

The possibilities are limited only by the students imaginations and their desire for learning. Help unleash their inner explorer!

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Mrs. Krause
Grades 3-5
  • Derrick Thomas Academy
  • Kansas City, MO

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magellan eXplorist GC Handheld GPS - Gray/Green • Best Buy $144.99 1 $144.99
Swiss Gear Alpha Case for Most GPS - Black/Red • Best Buy $19.99 1 $19.99
Samsung SH100 14.2-Megapixel Wi-Fi Enabled Digital Camera - Red • Best Buy $199.99 1 $199.99
SanDisk 16GB High-Definition Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Memory Card • Best Buy $59.99 1 $59.99
SwissGear SHERPA Small Camera Case - case for digital photo camera • Best Buy $9.99 1 $9.99

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