GISetc and Geological Society of America Education have joined together to offer the GPS Loaner Program. Class sets of Garmin eTrex GPS units are available for a two week loan to educators who would like to introduce GPS technology to their students, but who are not in a position to invest in units. Schools who are interested will need to sign an agreement to return the units in a timely manner as well as pay a $50 fee which covers shipping to and from their school and batteries. Our units are limited, so please be sure to schedule sufficiently in advance.
If you are interested in participating in the GPS Loaner Program, please download the Agreement, fill out completely and fax back to Anita Palmer at 214-428-0339. As soon as your agreement and $50 fee is received, you will be put on the calendar.
If you would like to have us include our GPS activity book, Going Places with GPS just add $20.00 to the mailing charge. If you have questions, feel free to contact Anita Palmer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This program is FIRST COME FIRST SERVE and is very popular. We recommend that you get your reservations (agreement and mailing fee) in well ahead of your anticipated event.
Just a few of the organizations who have taken advantage of the GPS Loaner Program:
- Galveston Independent School District – Galveston, TX
- Windsor High School – Windsor, CO
- Pima County School District – Tucson, AZ
- Williams School – New London, CT
- 4H – Benjamin Harrison Center – Washington DC
- Nevada Earth Space Science Initiative – Reno, NV
- 4H – Albany State University – Albany George