GeoInquiries for Earth Science

GeoInquiries are designed to be fast and easy-to-use instructional resources that incorporate advanced web mapping technology. Each 15-minute activity in a collection is intended to be presented by the instructor from a single computer/projector classroom arrangement. No installation, fees, or logins are necessary to use these materials and software. For questions or concerns, email edcommunity@esri.com.

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The Earth Science GeoInquiry team:
  • Roger Palmer, SME/writer
  • Anita Palmer, SME/writer
  • Tom Baker, instructional designer/PM
  • GISetc, data and maps provider


What are educators saying about the Earth Science GeoInquiries?

"Excellent resource! Can't wait to implement strategies in my classroom!"

“I like that the activity asks a variety of questions - basic knowledge questions to comparing and contrasting that have [students] thinking about relationships.”

“I can use any of these topics right away when I get back to my classroom. I'll do the weather lesson next week!”