Education

GIS Mapping

Location: 
Nature Research Center
Dates Available: 
October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014
Times Available: 
Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:00am & 11:45am
Type of School: 
Home School,
Private,
Public
Grade Level: 
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Class Size: 
minimum 8, maximum 30
Month: 
January,
February,
March,
April,
May,
October,
November,
December
Requirements: 
Must register for program at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit.
Fee: 
$70 per program

Disaster prevention.  Disease modeling.  Climate change. Computer-based mapping and modeling (colloquially known as GIS) is one of science’s most powerful tools used to make predictions about important issues. Using freely available data and software, learn how scientists create the maps that predict the future of our world. This program is 1 1/2 hours. This program will be held in the Visual World Investigate Lab.

Science Curriculum Correlation(s):8.L.3, EEN.2.7

Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2014–2015 school year begins Wednesday, August 13, 2014. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit. To schedule this program, contact the Debbie Huston, Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form (available 8/13/14).
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