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Academic Journal of Computing & Information Science, 2019, 2(1); doi: 10.25236/AJCIS.010014.

Application of Beidou Navigation System in Middle School Geography Education


Xuan Zhou1, 2, Yong Zhang1, 2, *, Xin Zhou1, 2, Jianglou Deng1, 2 and Yunbo Xiang1, 3

Corresponding Author:
Yong Zhang

1. School of Education, Hunan University of Science and Technology, XiangTan 411201, China
2. School of Resource Environment and Safety Engineering, Hunan University of Science and Technology, XiangTan 411201, China
3. School of Architecture and Art Design, Hunan University of Science and Technology, XiangTan 411201, China
*Corresponding author e-mail: 292278@qq.com


Beidou Navigation System is a satellite navigation and positioning system developed by China. However, the current education of middle school geography has not involved the Beidou Navigation System in China. This paper analyzes the feasibility of introducing the Beidou Navigation System into middle school geography education from the perspectives of teachers, students, technology and policy. By analyzing the advantages of Beidou in middle school geography education, this paper puts forward four practical teaching methods, including classroom teaching, field visit, experiment teaching, and scenario simulation. It provides new learning ideas to middle school students in learning geographic information technology courses and new teaching reference for geography teachers.


Beidou Navigation Satellite System, Middle school geography, Geographic information technology

Cite This Paper

Xuan Zhou, Yong Zhang, Xin Zhou, Jianglou Deng and Yunbo Xiang, Application of Beidou Navigation System in Middle School Geography Education. Academic Journal of Computing & Information Science (2019) Vol. 2: 12-21. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJCIS.010014.


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