The Power of Mapping
A geographic information system (GIS) lets us visualize, question, analyze, and interpret data to understand relationships, patterns, and trends. http://www.esri.com/what-is-gis
This powerful software is the real deal. When we talk about connecting learning to real world experiences, this is as real as it gets!
Wait! You might think that GIS only pertains to science and geography but that's not the case! Watch the videos on the right.
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GeoInquiries: are short, standards-based inquiry activities for teaching map-based concepts found in commonly used textbooks. Using an inquiry instructional model, GeoInquiries integrate ArcGIS Online technology to support subject matter content teaching.
Advanced Environmental Science
Story Maps: let you combine authoritative maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content. They make it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story. Here are many examples of what our students can do.
AppStudio for ArcGIS: is a groundbreaking tool in the GIS app revolution. It lets you convert your maps into beautiful, consumer-friendly mobile apps ready for Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, and publish them using your own brand to all popular app stores - no developer skills required.
Survey123 for ArcGIS: is a simple and intuitive form-centric data gathering solution that makes creating, sharing, and analyzing surveys possible in just three easy steps.