Indoor mapping: Map detectives

04-06-2020 03:59 PM
by Esri Regular Contributor
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It's a (rare) rainy day here in Southern California. A good day to cuddle up with a good.... story map?

If you've been looking for GIS activities to do with your kids, here's a story map (built on a map presentation) version of an exercise I often do in classrooms: taking printed maps, looking for clues, and solving the mystery of where (or what) in the world we are looking at!

Indoor mapping: Map detectives
My map detective looking for clues

When you finish guessing, fill out the survey on how many you got right (it's right there in the story map) and see how you match up to others. 

About the Author
Our kids need GIS in their problem-solving toolboxes. I'm working to get digital maps into each K-12 classroom and the hands of each child. A long-time Esri employee, I've previously worked on Esri's mobile apps, focused on documentation and best practices. Out of the office I'm a runner often found on the trails or chasing my children.