Education Technology

Introduction to GPS I - Two Dimensional Preliminaries

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

In this activity, you will use Derive computer software to explore circles and the relationship to a two dimensional GPS System.

Before the Activity

Review the activity PDF file.
Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class.
Download the Derive software file.

During the Activity

Students will:

  • Use circles to explore GPS systems
  • After the Activity

    As a class, review student progress, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.