GIS Resources

Here are some additional websites that may help further GIS education in your classroom:
  • 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: