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Title: National Ocean Service Discovery Kit: Global Positioning
Url: https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/tutorial_geodesy/welcome.html
Publisher: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Description: Defines geodesy and introduces the National Geodetic Survey. View a tutorial on the history, elements and modern methods of geodesy. Applications of mapping are illustrated: determining land boundaries and shorelines; improving transportation and navigation safety. Lesson plans include tutorials, data for classroom mapping activities, resource links and teacher guides. A NSTA SciLinks selected site.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Tables. Distances, geographical positions, etc. -- Global Positioning System
Science -- Astronomy -- Geodesy -- Geodetic surveying
Science -- Astronomy -- Geodesy -- Geodetic surveying -- Instruments
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Physical sciences
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Geography -- Geodesy
Geography -- Geographic information systems (GIS)
Geography -- Global positioning systems (GPS)
Resource Type: Reference Material
Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Interactive Simulation
Format: Document -- PDF
Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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