GeoMentor Case Study: William Lyons
City/State of School, School District, or Group: Frankfort, Kentucky
Grade level of students you or your educator collaborator work/worked with: High School (juniors and seniors)
Subject/topic of class/group you assisted your collaborator with: Summer Apprenticeship Program
Approximately how many students were engaged in GIS activities through this collaboration: 20
How did you connect with your collaborator? Mr. Sandifer asked me to prepare a GIS lab activity and deliver a brief presentation on remote sensing and Landsat.
Describe the tasks you assisted your collaborator with. Career-related information and I spoke about my experience as a recently graduated college student.
What available resources, if any, did you use or help your collaborator use to implement GIS in K-12 education? I developed a Landsat based off of prior experience.
Did you develop any new educational material or GIS activities through your collaboration? Yes, I would be more than happy to email the material.
What did you gain from the experience? What do you think your educator collaborator and/or the students gained? By participating in SAP I was ale to demonstrate my GIS skills and learn how to teach children my passion.
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