The GIS2GPS Team
presents the
Have GPS Will Travel Class

Experience the ultimate introductory level GPS hands-on workshop for educators. This class is for all 3rd - 12th grade educators who wish to learn what GPS is and how to use it as a tool with their students in the classroom. Teachers will learn what GPS is, how to work with a GPS unit, initialize it, program it, collect data, enter data, clear data and how it is used in the real world and why it is important in education. Topics include Geocaching, Ecocaches, Travel Bugs, Confluence and Scavenger Hunts will be covered and experienced in the class. Also what is possible with GPS data will be explored and demonstrated in terms of mapping.

No prior GPS experience is necessary. Teachers will also have the chance to try out different types of GPS units. The class will also provide the teachers actual fieldwork experiences performing the basic operations of using a GPS unit.

Garmin GPS 60 units will be provided for use.

Event Date: Wednesdays - Sept, 26, Oct. 3, 10, & 17, 2007
Start Time: 4:15 p.m.
Conclusion Time: 8:00 p.m.
Jefferson Junior High
7200 Janes Ave.
Woodridge, IL 60517
Conveniently located near 75th street and I-355
Instructors: Edward Gorny, Nancy Gorny & Denis Kazelas

The GIS2GPS Team

Cost: $195.00 – includes all materials and use of equipment
No payment due until Sept. 20, 2007
CPDU's 15 in all
College Credit:
$80.00 - for one hour of graduate workshop credit through Quincy University - forms will be available the first day of class.
Registration Limit: 25 max
Register by: Registrations forms ASAP to reserve a place
registration will be first come first served
Payments are due by Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007
Target Audience:
All 3rd - 12th grade educators and school technology coordinators, who want to support students by exploring the world with cutting edge technology.
Questions? Contact: Edward Gorny,
On Line Registration - Reserve Your Place!
Temporay Down, Please Fax or Mail it in.
Registration & Description - PDF
Registration & Description - Word
Tri-Fold Flyer - Page 1
Tri-Fold Flyer - Page 2
Poster - Color Flyer

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