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Make geography fun and exciting by bringing GIS (Geographic Information Systems) into the classroom.
 

Exploring Africa's Physical and Cultural Geography Using GIS
(Grades 6-University) Use either ArcView or ArcGIS software to explore the geography of Africa in seven activities.

Digital Elevation Model (DEM) Creation and Analysis
(Grade 6-University) Create a DEM using interpolated elevations from a topographic map and GIS software.

Introduction to Geospatial Semantics and Technology Workshop Handbook
(Grade 10-University) A tutorial on introductory geospatial semantics with hands-on exercises using standard Web browsers. GIS software is not required.

Geospatial Data and Mapping Websites
A list of the primary USGS sources for geospatial data to use in GIS projects.

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