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349 reviewed resources for orienteering

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Orienteering Scavenger Hunt Lesson Plan: Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 9th
First, teach your class how to read a compass, and then do the scavenger hunt. This is rather a nice little activity to do. It can be done as part of a unit on orienteering or just for the fun of it as a stand-alone lesson.  The fun...
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Orienteering: Welcome to the Jungle

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students work together in groups to complete a treasure hunt. Using the school grounds, they search for pictures and stuffed animals of different species. They use a GPS to locate them and record which habitat they live. They calculate...
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Rolling Along

For Teachers 1st - 12th
I cannot stress enough how important orientation and mobility training is for learners with visual impairments. To practice maintaining their balance, as well as work on building the confidence to participate in recreational sports,...
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Orienteering

For Teachers K - 12th
Students identify and analyze the various parts of the compass, including the bezel, capsule, and magnetic needle. Students explain the purpose of using a compass and locate the direction of North and South. Students show correlated...
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Using a Compass

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars determine how to shoot a bearing.  In this compass and orienteering lesson, students review the parts of a compass, practice how to find a bearing and work in groups to practice finding landmark bearings.
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Orienteering Your School

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students use a compass to move from one point to another point. The procedure can be a valuable tool to help students become more observant of their surroundings.
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Following a Bearing

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students practice finding a bearing.  In this orienteering lesson plan, students review how to use a compass and set a bearing.  Students complete a worksheet where they practice finding a bearing and complete a group activity to...
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Compass Reading

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Here's a basic lesson on reading a compass. Learn the names of the parts of a compass. Learn how to read a bearing in degrees. Then go outside and follow a course of cones set up on the grass or in a clear area. Starting at one cone,...
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Basic Orienteering

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Young scholars study orienteering. In this science instructional activity, students study the parts of a compass and use the compass to set a bearing and follow the bearing on the compass.
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SpellO': An Orienteering Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars participate in hands-on activities to practice orienting maps. Given activity cards, students accurately read maps and locate specific stations. Young scholars collect information from the maps to spell a message when...
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Beginning Map Skills

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Maps can be so much fun, they help you understand spatial relationships, distance between objects, and can foster direction skills. Budding cartographers with visual impairments use the Wheatley Tactile Diagramming Kit to create their...
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Rubber Band Stretch

For Teachers K - 8th
If you don't teach blind or visually impaired young scholars, this lesson may seem a bit strange. But, it helps them develop motor skills, orientation and movement skills, and listening skills, while building a better understanding of...
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Fast or Slow?

For Teachers K - 6th
Vestibular stimulation is an action or activity relating to balance and motion. To find out what kind of vestibular stimulation your learners with multiple disabilities enjoy best, follow these simple suggestions. You engage the child in...
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Capture the Treasure

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Did you ever play capture the flag? I did, and it was so much fun! Your learners with special needs, physical handicaps, or visual impairments can play a classic and highly engaging game with a few minor adaptations. The best part is,...
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Beanbag Toss

For Teachers K - 12th
Why is learning how to catch and toss so important? If one has visual impairments, learning this basic skill will help him increase orientation and mobility, coordination, and cognitive development,. Mastery of this skill will also mean...
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Student Store

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Vocational training activities are extremely important for learners with intellectual or physical disabilities. Here is a great idea that will help your class become skilled at money handling, basic economic concepts, interpersonal...
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Terra Bagga

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Earth's magnetic poles switch positions about every 200,000—300,000 years. In the activity, groups create a planet with a magnetic field. Once made, they use a magnetometer to determine the orientation of the planet's magnetic field....
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Orienteering Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students take a reading with a compass and use the compass to reach multiple checkpoints in a scavenger hunt activity.
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Foil tooling - Oriental Art

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students view examples of copper tooling. They create a sketch the size of their copper. Students tape the top and bottom of the sketch to their copper and place a stack of newspaper under the copper. They trace all lines of their sketch...
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Shapes (Orienteering)

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Learners explore the tools of navigation.  For this shapes lesson, students navigate using direction cues to create a shape.  Learners follow specific steps to create their shapes. Students use compasses to see the directions they are...
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Survey of the Louisiana Purchase in 1815

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners explore the survey of the Louisiana Purchase by creating their own surveying and mapping techniques such as natural maps, pace maps, and orienting. Other students then try to follow the maps.
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Talking Sticks Literature Circle

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Following the six-step process for a talking sticks literature circle, group members choose a leader for the discussion, summarize the reading, discuss journal entries and questions, set reading goals, and write reflections. I think this...
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Where In the World Is the Arctic?

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Exactly how far away is the Arctic? Learners use maps to orient themselves to their locations on the globe. They then make calculations to describe how their location relates to the location of the Arctic regions.
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Making a desk organizer for students who are blind or visually impaired

For Teachers K - 12th
Organization is of the utmost importance when teaching orientation and mobility to learners with visual impairments. To help keep everything in order and provide independence, use these instructions for making a desk organizer. The...

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