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Institute of Navigation
Ten lessons on navigation topics include: motivation for students; background and assessment materials; activity descriptions and worksheets; teacher tips and resources. Topics cover: introduction to navigation, latitude and longitude, map reading; dead reckoning and celestial navigation; trigonometry applications; effects of errors in navigation; using topographical maps triangulation; Global Positioning System; space navigation and more. Apply to math, earth science, technology or maritime science studies.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Curriculum
  • Mathematics
  • Technology
  • Other
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-1408
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Institute of Navigation
Satellite Division

Publisher: University of Colorado Integrated Teaching and Learning Program (ITL)