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Institute of Navigation Education Materials

Institute of Navigation Education Materials

These ten lessons on various navigation topics from the Institute of Navigation include an introduction to navigation, latitude and longitude, map reading, dead reckoning and celestial navigation, trigonometry applications, the effects of errors in navigation, using topographical maps, triangulation, Global Positioning Systems, space navigation, and more. The lessons can be applied to courses in math, earth science, technology, or maritime science studies. Each lesson includes sections addressing motivation for students, content background, assessment materials, activity descriptions and worksheets, and teacher tips and resources.


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