Thinking Spatially Using GIS

Thinking Spatially Using GIS

Thinking Spatially Using GIS was developed to enhance spatial learning for upper elementary students and to provide teachers with comprehensive and easy-to-use resources for GIS instruction in the classroom. Updated teacher and student materials are available at no-cost to download at ArcGIS Online and use in classroom instruction. 

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Start here Introductory materials
Start here Module 1, Lesson 1: Magellan crosses the Atlantic Ocean
Start here Module 1, Lesson 2: Magellan crosses the Pacific Ocean
Start here Module 2, Lesson 1: Mapping a zoo
Start here Module 2, Lesson 2: Touring a zoo
Start here Module 2, Lesson 3: Animals Around the World
Start here Module 3, Lesson 1: Early settlement patterns of the United States
Start here Module 3, Lesson 2: Patterns of a growing population
Start here Module 4, Lesson 1: Finding Tornado Alley
Start here Module 4, Lesson 2: Analyzing historical tornadoes