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Geographic information systems (GIS) are mapping and analysis tools that people use in all walks of life. GIS is problem-solving technology, for careers in research, policy-making, and production — in government agencies, non-profit groups, and for-profit companies, from global to local...
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Explore resources and teaching materials for using Geographic Information Systems in the classroom. These sites provide information and advice about how to use GIS in introductory courses and other classroom situations.
Grade Level   11 12
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GIS job search site
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On our ever-changing Earth, conditions may change quickly or slowly. Some changes come from natural processes; some from human activity. Satellites allow us to see conditions and track changes over time — in land use, forest health, land/water interface, and so on. Since 1972, Landsat...
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Earth's climate is a product of and is affected by many things—and it's changing. Long-term and short-term processes, such as plate tectonics and volcanism, contribute to climate. Likewise, human influences, such as rising CO2 levels from fossil fuel burning and deforestation, play active...
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Locating crucial energy resources involves examining phenomena under, on, and above Earth’s surface. Some of these phenomena change frequently, such as winds. Others, such as oil and coal deposits, are products of long series of geologic processes. Yet all are geographic in nature — they occur...
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"Does your neighborhood have """"""""wild"""""""" places? What's """"""""wild""""""""? What's the personality of the environment between home and school? What's there? How do you relate to it? How does your perspective of local geography change between being on the ground and exploring from above?...
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In this lesson, students use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) together with the tools and data from the North America Global GIS CD to investigate earthquakes, volcanoes, and population from a local to global scale. The lessons can be used with other data in the Global GIS project to investigate...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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GIS job search site
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Jobs in geography career center; includes Earth science jobs
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Tectonics is a series of geospatial investigations designed to augment existing middle school Earth science curriculum. Students use Web GIS to investigate important tectonics concepts. The investigations include scientific practices, crosscutting concepts, and core ideas from the National research...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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Published in 2007
Hurricanes are among the most common and most destructive types of natural hazards on Earth. Because they occur across space and time, hurricanes can be better understood using maps, particularly digital maps within a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) environment. GIS allows you to use maps as...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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By Esri
Pedon Vault gives users nationwide a way to share data by populating a national database of sites that can be used by educators, scientists, farmers, landowners, schools, soil judging teams, the general public and many more according to Jason Nemecek, Wisconsin State Soil Scientist. According to...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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This presentation includes a series of activities that offer a rich set of maps, themes, and problems to teach about plate tectonics, designed for Earth Science Week and beyond, using the power of web GIS technology.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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This map allows students to view a wide variety of weather data across the world. Different parameters can be selected individually or in combinations to analyze the behavior of the atmosphere. In addition, a specific parameter can be studied over a time period. Each parameter is shown as a layer....
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Remote Sensing Scientist and Technologist. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.
Grade Level   11 12
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CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Remote Sensing Technician. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.
Grade Level   11 12
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Esri and the American Association of Geographers (AAG) are working together to develop a nationwide network of GeoMentors to support the US Department of Education's ConnectED Program, for which Esri has agreed to donate free GIS software to all K-12 schools in the US. GeoMentors will help schools...
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You can view either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Published in 2003
Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications, the bathymetry data can be visualized and analyzed to shed light on the geology, geomorphology, and geologic history of Crater Lake.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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