Map & Compass 101: Find Your Way When Your Phone Dies 9-13yo
Andrew ONeill B.S. Youth Development & Camp Mgmt
In this one time class, students will learn the different basic parts of a compass and a map and be able to orient themselves in a specific direction.
After the introductions, students will be asked a couple of questions: Why are map and compass skills still important? Do any of you know someone who still uses a map and compass to navigate? Next, I will ask all of the students to hold their compass flat in their hand and I will go over some basic features of the compass. This includes: "Base, dial, needle, and degrees." I will ask each student to hold the compass flat until the needle can swing freely and then move the dial until "Fred is...
Students will be able to orient a map using a compass, pick a point on the map, and be able to figure out in degrees exactly how to walk in that direction.
I have five years of experience teaching students ages 9-12 this exact lesson. I have a passion for basic survival skills and I love teaching them to children.
1 file available upon enrollmentStudents will additionally need to download and print a copy of the map provided ( lake_maskenozha_pa.pdf) after registering for the class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Meet the teacher
Hello and welcome! My name is Andrew and I am a teacher, former Assistant Camp Director and volunteer firefighter. I teach: - Beginner Morse code - Basic video editing - Juggling - Map and compass 101 - Origami - Knot Tying In my high school...
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Completed by 30 learners
Live video meetings
6-12 learners per class