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tbaker-esristaff
While GIS analyst and developer careers are readily available, the bulk of professional GIS users are in geo-enabled careers – like civil engineering.  Join the Esri Education Outreach team and Strivven Media’s Virtual Job Shadow as we explore the career field of civil engineering – focusing on storm water management.   Be sure to share this and… (Show more)
tbaker-esristaff
This month’s theme focuses on instructional content typically taught during Autumn, while reminding us that human advancement seldom occurs without struggle.   American Literature: Poe & the Red Death Beyond religion: Scarlet Letter   AP Human Geography: Understanding globalization USA demographics   AP Environmental Science Population… (Show more)
jkerski-esristaff
A new landing page now exists for apps that allow for the exploration of Landsat remotely sensed data that your students could use to examine geology, urban growth, water and water quality, and more, called "Unlock Earth's Secrets:" http://www.esri.com/landing-pages/software/landsat/unlock-earths-secrets   I explain how to teach with this tool,… (Show more)
jkerski-esristaff
We live in a 3D world, and it only makes sense that we want to teach with and learn about the world with 3D tools.  With ArcGIS Online, 3D scenes can be easily created and used effectively to teach content.  I created a 3D scene with the last 30 days of earthquakes in ArcGIS Online, and documented my procedures with this video.  The video also… (Show more)
tbaker-esristaff
The human impact of the natural disasters occurring in North America in the last few weeks has been staggering – the result of a complex story of earth’s natural systems and human activities.  Independent of the subject you may teach, consider these pre-built activities, maps, and data to support your inquiry into earth’s systems with your… (Show more)
tbaker-esristaff
Since we are getting ready to celebrate Earth Science Week, Geography Awareness Week, and GIS Day (www.gisday.com) in the next two months, this seems like an appropriate time to mention the resources available through the Esri sciences portal in ArcGIS Online (http://science.maps.arcgis.com/home/index.html).  Teaching with and learning from the… (Show more)
tbaker-esristaff
Advancing STEM Education with GIS - Geographic information systems can engage several critical elements in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) curriculum and instruction. GIS tools and techniques lead to understanding cross-disciplinary phenomena and solving problems rooted in academic and realworld concepts.
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tbaker-esristaff
While it's no longer in print, educators can still download and print the "GIS and STEM careers" poster for Esri. Download the file here.   
in STEM