GIS: Digital Map Making

In this class you are a scientist searching for a rare species in the remote streams of North Carolina. However, in order to decide where you to look first you must use GIS software to predict where it’s habit range most likely lies. 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 of the past, present and future. Using freely available data and software, learn how scientists use GIS by solving a real-world problem.
This program is 90 minutes long and takes place in the Visual World Investigate Lab.

This program is held onsite at our Downtown Raleigh location.

Curriculum Correlation(s): 7.TT.1, 8.L.2, 8.L.3, 8.TT.1, Bio.2.1, Bio.2.2, EEn.2.7, HS.TT.1

Scheduling Instructions: Scheduling is now closed for the 2023/2024 school year. Scheduling for the upcoming school year will begin on Tuesday, July 30 for programs in October–January, and Tuesday, August 27 for programs in February–May. A link to the scheduling request form will be added once scheduling begins.

Scholarship Opportunities: Funding may be available to cover all or part of program fees for qualifying schools. Please indicate your interest in the Additional Information section of the Scheduling Request Form.