Videos and Webinars

Student GIS Presentations


    2013 User Conference
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      Social Justice
      The important GIS work students are doing at Roosevelt High School

    2012 User Conference [12:42 min]
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      GIS at Washington Lee High School
      Learn how high school students engaged in the Virginaia Geospatial Semester program at James Madison University are leveraging GIS.

    2011 User Conference [14:27 min]
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      GIS in Action at Clark Magnet High School
      Charlie FItzpatrick introduces Dominique Evans-Bye, a science teacher at Clark Magnet High School in La Crescenta, California, and her student Yeprem Chavdarian, who demonstrate how students use GIS for a variety of projects ranging from marine science research to other current environmental issues. Explore all 2011 User Conference videos.

    2010 User Conference [19:23 min]
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      GIS in Education - Bigfork High School Cave Club, Bigfork, Montana
      Gil Grosvenor, Board Chairman, National Geographic Society, talks about the National Geographic GeoMentor program. Bigfork High School graduated seniors Tia Bakker and Ernie Cottle, along with teacher. Explore all 2010 User Conference videos.





Webinars

The Esri GIS Education Community is pleased to provide free GIS webinars for K-12 and informal educators. We invite you to register below for the next webinar. Please read the description carefully so that you can participate fully. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

The Esri Education Team has collaborating with the National Council for Geographic Education to bring introductions to GIS in education. Check the calendar at ncge.org/webinars for upcoming events or download previous webinars, archived below.


Previous Webinars


Where Do You Start with GIS in Education?
  • Date Recorded: Wednesday, February 8, 2012
  • Presented by: Charlie Fitzpatrick of the Esri Education Team
  • Recorded webinar archive [Zip file, WMV]: Download webinar & activities
  • Details: Join us for simple tools that produce fantastic results in the classroom. It doesn't matter what you teach or who you teach. If you're interested in integrating GIS into your class and content, this is the perfect session for you.

Analyzing 10 Landscapes using ArcGIS Online
  • Date Recorded: Wednesday, November 16, 2011
  • Presented by: Joseph Kerski of the Esri Education Team
  • Recorded webinar archive [Zip file, WMV]: Download webinar & activities
  • Details: The generous folks from the Esri Education team are back with more ideas on those cool mapping tools. Explore karst, eskers, glaciers, sand dunes, lava fields, oxbow lakes, alluvial fans, barrier islands, and other landscapes on our wonderful planet using powerful and easy-to-use webGIS tools in ArcGIS Online. Join Joseph Kerski as we focus on the processes that shape our dynamic Earth, and how to create and assess student work in ArcGIS Online. Join us for amazing tools at the perfect price...free!

Intro to ArcGIS Online for 4-H Clubs
  • Date Recorded: Thu Nov 10, 2011
  • Presented by: Charlie Fitzpatrick of the Esri Education Team
  • Recorded webinar archive [Zip file, WMV]: Download webinar
  • Details: Introduction to ArcGIS Online, a powerful online mapping environment that allows users with minimal background to view, create, save, and share maps, for general viewing or for analyzing data. Explore demographic and physical data, via both ArcGIS.com MapViewer and ArcGIS Explorer Online. See how to make an embedded map on a webpage, build a presentation, import a street address data table, and manage files in the ArcGIS Online account as well.

Weird Earth
  • Date Recorded: Wednesday, October 26, 2011
  • Presented by: Joseph Kerski of the Esri Education Team
  • Recorded webinar archive [Zip file, WMV]: Download webinar & activities
  • Details: The world is full of fascinating places that can be explored in the context of a "Map Mystery" in instruction. Join Joseph Kerski for a just-before-Halloween tour of the interesting, bizarre, funny, and just plain weird imagery that you and your students can examine inside ArcGIS Online. These maps and images can help foster learning about human-environment interactions, processes, scale, and other fundamental principles in geography, as well as building critical thinking and geotechnology skills.

Analyzing Data Using Online Mapping
  • Date Recorded: Tuesday, September 27, 2011
  • Presented by: Charlie Fitzpatrick of the Esri Education Team
  • Recorded webinar archive [Zip file, WMV]: Download webinar & activities
  • Details: The Esri Education team is joining up with NCGE to bring more classroom ideas for cool mapping tools. Maps don't give up all their secrets right away. You often need to tease out info through analysis. Web-based mapping tools, for both Windows and Macintosh, permit significant data analysis. See how to analyze various types of data using just a web browser. Great ideas and implementation strategies for many classes, including AP Human Geography! Join us for amazing tools at the perfect price...free! Space is limited. Sign up now.

Fast and Fun Geo-Web 2.0 Activities for End of the School Year
  • Date Recorded: Wednesday, March 11, 2011
  • Presented by: Joseph Kerski of the Esri Education Team
  • Recorded webinar archive [Zip file, WMV]: Download webinar | Download Activities Packet
  • Details: Join us for ideas that you can use in the classroom tomorrow! Explore engaging, one-day, classroom activities that use cutting-edge “Geo”-Web 2.0 tools. We’re highlighting the web-based mapping tools that will inspire students to learn, even with the last days of school fast approaching. Join Dr. Joseph Kerski, 2011 NCGE President and Esri Education Manager, for this fast-paced webinar.

10 Tips for Easy Web Mapping in the Classroom Tomorrow
  • Date Recorded: Wednesday, March 30, 2011
  • Presented by: Charlie Fitzpatrick of the Esri Education Team
  • Recorded webinar archive [Zip file, WMV]: Download
  • Details: Learn about the basics in web mapping technology and easy-to-implement strategies for the geography & science classrooms. Critical websites and power tips will be provided to teachers new to geospatial tools - designed specifically for use "tomorrow". We'll even show you how to create your own map-enabled presentations, suitable for use in any academic subject area.

Fast Web Mapping with ArcGIS Explorer Online and Community Atlas
  • Date Recorded: Thursday 4 November 2010
  • Location [Flash]: Launch Recorded Webinar
  • Details: New to GIS? Learn to use Esri's free browser-based GIS, ArcGIS Explorer Online to create a Community Atlas with students. You will learn how to create your maps for class tomorrow, choosing from a multitude of high resolution base maps, a limitless variety of hosted GIS data, and your own content makers with images, text, and more. We'll even explore how you can create and share your content with students and other educators. Join Charlie Fitzpatrick as we explore and visualize community geography - including the 2010 Geography Awareness Week theme "FreshWater"!

Quick Start GIS: Free Web-based Mapping for Educators
  • Date Recorded: Thursday 21 October 2010
  • Location [Flash]: Launch Recorded Webinar
  • Details: New to GIS? Discover how to use powerful online mapping tools in ArcGIS Online to examine local-to-global phenomena. Experienced with GIS and wondering how to tap into "the cloud"? Discover how to integrate desktop with web-based GIS to get the best of both worlds! Join Dr. Joseph Kerski as we investigate 3 hazards from 2010--the Gulf Oil Spill, the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland, and the Haiti earthquake, emphasizing how to teach and learn with web GIS and desktop GIS.