Geospatial 101 | 2015

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Geospatial 101: GIS in the CloudGeospatial 101
June 24th-26th

Geospatial 101 will provide an introduction to geospatial tools such as GPS, GIS and remote sensing. The institute will also introduce participants to local data collection projects and local data sets. Teachers will be provided with ready-made lessons that promote spatial literacy and use GIS technology in the classroom. Content and activities will be focused towards elementary and middle-school classrooms, although adaptations for older students will also be discussed.  All activities will utilize ArcGIS Online in a web browser, which can be used on both PC's and Macs.

Day 1: introduction to GPS & GIS, using online maps, GPS navigation, data collection and mapping
Day 2: exploring data using maps, ArcGIS Online accounts, collecting data with smartphones/tablets
Day 3: fun GPS activities, finding and adding data layers to maps, creating maps with digital images

All NH teacher participants will receive a $300 stipend 

Non-credit: Free
CEU: Free (1 credit through Keene State College)
Credit: ~$220 (1 credit undergrad or grad through Keene State College)

Option A: Hopkinton Middle High School
June 24-26, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Registration is closed
For more info: Bob Woolner []

Option B: Stratford Public School
June 24-26, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Registration is closed
For more info: Patricia Dugan-Henriksen [], Ina Ahern []