Go GeoWild with Pokemon GO!

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
Learning how geospatial technologies enriches our understanding of the world is an important concept in the 21st Century. While much data that is available may not be interesting to middle school students, students can become not only data gathers but analyzers by catching the Pokemon Go fever. In this lesson students will learn how to use geospatial technologies and Google Docs to gather, analyze and present information. Students will also answer a statistical question using a histogram.
Grade Range: 
6
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information