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Interactive Topographic Map - Should be in every Science Center

Blog Post created by MBroadbent-esristaff Employee on Apr 9, 2015

As a GIS professional I really enjoy seeing real world examples of applied GIS technology that quickly and easily educate.

 

I recently came across this cool example of a real-time Topographic map created using a children's sand box, likely an IR camera and projector.

 

The video does it more justice then I can describe, but shouldn't this be in every Science Center in America? With a few adjustments you could have very real discussions on the impacts of sea level rise on coastal communities and allow kids to play and learn. They did a great job with it. Great idea.

 

Cheers,

Michael

 

This Interactive Topographic Map is Awesome!================================Educate - YouTube

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