There are many places to enjoy sports in cities! Maybe you have a large park with walking trails, a basketball court, or a playground. There may be also a community center with a gym, a pool, and a track. This activity lets you visualize real data from real users of a mobile app that tracks people’s activities on the map.
Strava is a social fitness network that connects athletes from all over the world. It allows users to track their progress, set goals, and compare their results with friends. Several years ago, they launched a web heatmap showing people’s tracks as a heatmap.
This activity let’s you explore the map, learn about GPS and other GNSS (Global Navigational Satellite Systems) and how they work. It is a cool way of exploring crowdsourcing data on a map.