Date: Tues., Oct. 24thTime: 5 pm ET/4 pm CT/3 pm MT/ 2 pm PT/ 11 pm UT Log in information: https://gsfc610.adobeconnect.com/webinar1/ NASA Scientist John Bolten 5 to 5:30 pm: To start off Phase III of our ENSO Campaign, we are going to focus on Earth’s water. The first half of the webinar will be a presentation from a NASA scientist,…(Show moreShow less)
Integrating GIS processes and methodology into high school programs across the country is a growing trend, driven by increasing industry demand and forward-thinking geo-minded educators (such as those featured in Directions Magazine's column, GeoInspirations).
Some teachers know, a month ahead of time, exactly what their class will cover, and even how it will work, minute-by-minute. Not Jason Smolinski, at Fairfax (VA) High School. His five sections of 12th grade GIS sometimes don't even get the same content from one period to the next. "I no longer provide written instructions ... Instead, we do a…(Show moreShow less)
Oct 18 - It has been only a week since we launched the Hurricane Maria Mapping Project and your response has been … amazing! Altogether, over 22,000 building damage interpretations have been contributed since October 11, and the numbers keep growing! In this week, more than 160 teams and individuals have joined. Interpreting damage through…(Show moreShow less)
Use this template to help craft your outreach communication with a school or educator to let them know about the availability of free GIS software and volunteer GeoMentors (such as yourself!) who are ready to help.
The lunchroom of Washington High School (St.Paul, MN) buzzed on Saturday with 175 teachers drawn together by a common vision. This annual "GEOFEST" of the Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education included veteran teachers from before the dawn of MAGE in 1987 to a few dozen pre-service teachers. Thirty-plus-year vets to energetic young stars…(Show moreShow less)
Hurricane Maria was the strongest hurricane to make landfall in Puerto Rico since 1928. Originating from a tropical wave that the US National Hurricane Center began monitoring on September 13, Maria developed into a tropical storm on September 16 east of the Lesser Antilles. In conditions remarkably favorable for further development, on September…(Show moreShow less)
Perhaps the most fundamental activity of a citizen is voting. In the US, this is stunningly dependent on geography. The simple act of casting a ballot is a profound demonstration of faith in a system. But some argue that the system today is imperfect, even tainted, since the political party in power in a state defines the boundaries of each…(Show moreShow less)
Good day, The 2018 GIS for Transportation (GIS-T) Symposium will be held from March 19-22 in Little Rock, Arkansas, and once again will feature a Student Presentation Contest. Undergraduate and graduate GIS students with an interest in transportation applications of GIS-T are encouraged to submit their research in the form of a paper to the…(Show moreShow less)
TONIGHT at 8pm ET! Join the ENSO PHASE III “Water in Our Environment” Collaboration Webinar to learn ways to teach students about water and the environment! You do not have to be a member of the GLOBE program to attend. It's open to everyone!