ERIC Number: EJ543262
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Students Investigate Local Communities with Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Carlstrom, Dick; Quinlan, Laurie A.
TechTrends, v42 n3 p4-6 Apr-May 1997
Describes the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in elementary and secondary school classrooms to analyze neighborhoods, cities, and regions. Discusses GIS software, databases, graphing data, and spatial analysis, and includes an example of a project for secondary school students investigating the local economy for summer jobs. (LRW)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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