Mapping Disease Using GIS

Use GIS to analyze the spread of infectious disease in North Carolina. GIS refers to computer-based mapping and modeling and is one of science’s most powerful tools used to answer questions and make predictions about important issues. Using freely available data and soft¬ware, learn how scientists use GIS by solving a real-world problem. This program is 1 1/2 hours. This program will be held in the Visual World Investigate Lab.

Science Curriculum Correlation(s):7.TT.1, 8.L.1, 8.L.2, 8.L.3, 8.TT.1, EEn.2.8, HS.TT.1

Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2015–2016 school year begins Tuesday, August 11, 2015. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group’s visit. To schedule this program, contact Debbie Huston, Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form.