Curiosity has just checked in on Mars and is soon to be the Mayor of Mars. Although I am sure Marvin would like to say something about that. “That makes me very, very angry, puny earthling…” Check out the article here: http://thenextweb.com/shareables/2012/10/03/mars-curiosity-on-foursquare/
This made me think what would other historical check ins look like….
Seal Team Six checked in at Osama Bin Laden’s Hideout and ousted Osama as the Mayor.
Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln checked in at Ford’s Theater
Neal Armstrong checked in at The Sea of Tranquility on the Moon
This idea might make for an interesting history activity for students familiar with FourSquare. It could also be used by students studying a novel. Students could write FourSquare check ins for historical events or characters actions within a novel.