Students of the Faculty of Earth Sciences, B.A. Izabela Hołyś, B.A. Dominika Tuzimek and B.A. Monika Woszczyna won the 2nd edition of the Anna Pasek Minigrants. This competition is dedicated to young and ambitious student teams with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, which in their research and activities, use creative geo-information tools and techniques and want to develop education in this area. Students belong to the Student Scientific Club of GIS, whose supervisor is Dr Agnieszka Piechota.
The awarded project is titled „Geocaching as a modern form of education through the fun to explore the world’s zoogeographic regions“, and it will be implemented from February 2022 and last to the end of May. Its aim is promoting field game as a modern form of education through fun, which can be used in schools. This game will help to broaden the knowledge in the field of both satellite navigation, GPS tools and natural content related to the world’s zoogeographic regions. The caches will be located in those zoos in Poland which belong to the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria EAZA.
More about the project and the other winners: https://annapasek.org/minigranty/laureaci/