- Alaska Geographic Alliance
The Alaska Geographic Alliance (AGA), in collaboration with the National Geographic Society, provides teacher professional development and supports initiatives to increase the geo-literacy of all Alaskans.
- Esri - Connected
Geographic inquiry and geographic information system (GIS) technology are important tools that help educators, students, and their institutions answer personal and community questions with local to global implications. Today, more and more schools are including GIS in their curricula to help their students gain valuable background knowledge and skills with which to face global challenges. In addition, school administrators have turned to GIS for help with facilities management, vehicle routing, district boundary mapping, safety and preparedness, and more.
- GIS Lounge - K-12 Education in GIS
Collection of references and tutorials on how to teach GIS to K-12 level students. Find lesson plans, user groups and more in this category about GIS education at the elementary and secondary school levels.
Here are some learning resources for geospatial related lessons and activities for your classroom:
- Esri - ArcGIS Explorer Desktop
ArcGIS Explorer Desktop is a free GIS viewer that gives you an easy way to explore, visualize, and share GIS information. ArcGIS Explorer adds value to any GIS because it helps you deliver your authoritative data to a broad audience.
- Esri - ArcGIS Online
ArcGIS Online is a collaborative, cloud-based platform that lets members create, share, and access maps, applications, and data, including authoritative basemaps published by Esri.
- Esri - EdCommunity Instructional Resources
These resources show how GIS can be used in variety of formal and information educational settings.
- National Geographic - Education > Mapping
Free educational resources.
- USGS - Education > Find a Map
Download free digital USGS maps or purchase paper copies of popular maps.
- USGS - Education > Science Resource for Primary Grades
Make geography fun and exciting by bringing GIS (Geographic Information Systems) into the primary classroom.
- USGS - Education > Science Resource for Secondary Grades
Make geography fun and exciting by bringing GIS (Geographic Information Systems) into the secondary classroom.