Map and Compass
You're lost! It can happen when you least expect it. How are you going to find your way to safety? Do you look at the moss on a tree, wait for the stars to come out, or pull out your compass? Knowing how to use a compass is as easy as 1-2-3. In this class students learn compass skills and simple map skills, then put their knowledge to use in the woods.
- Students will learn the5 parts of a compass and how to use it properly.
- Students will demonstrate skill with a compass by successfully completing an orienteering course.
- Students will demonstrate appropriate communication skills while working with a partner to complete the course.