Lesson Plan Resources

Great Places for GIS Related Lesson Plans

Below are links to sites that have lesson plans related to GIS and GPS. Have fun searching for ideas!

- ArcLessons is a resource for you to share LessonPacks for using GIS in the classroom. You can browse a list of lessons by category or use the search tools to find lessons in your area of interest. You also can contribute your LessonPacks to ArcLessons for other educators to use.

Community Atlas - ESRI's U.S. Community Atlas is a project in which teachers and students across the country define the nature of "their community" and post descriptions and maps about it. These presentations are combined on the web server and can be searched by characteristic and explored for similarities and differences.

STEM Project - This collection of lessons is designed to introduce and use GIS as a tool for middle school science and mathematics. These classroom-tested activities combine fundamental content with cutting-edge technology and help students see the power of spatial thinking in analysis and decision-making.

GIS Day - Find resources to help you celebrate this special day with your students! GIS Day is scheduled for November.

The Learning Web - Welcome to the Learning Web, a portion of the USGS web dedicated to K-12 education, exploration, and life-long learning. Visit often and explore things on, in, around, and about the Earth such as plants and animals, land, water, and maps.

New Site - Dec 2015 - SNUG- Geography Resources for Mapping, GIS, Smartphones and More! Found by Terry Kelly, assistant troop leader for my daughter's girl scouts group.

IAGT.com Lesson Plans & Resources - Visit this site for an assortment of interesting lesson ideas for remote sensing, GIS, and GPS.

From A Distance - Explore this site from NASA to find lesson plans and resources to help your students learn more about remote sensing, GIS, and GPS.

More planned to come!

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