Find a
Resource
Select grade level(s) Select resource type(s) Select collection(s) Select standard(s) Skip navigation Digital Library for Earth System Education
Digital Library for Earth System Education
Search tips
Results 41 - 50 of 68 <<  1 2 3 4 5 6 7  >>
Comment on this resource
This site from SERC's Starting Point introduces methods of teaching with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). It offers information and links that explain what GIS is, describe why and how GIS can be used in introductory geoscience classrooms, and give examples of using GIS in geoscience education. Linked topics include spatial relationships in geoscience, the basics of spatial data collection, organization ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Module / Unit, Ref. material
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This SERC Starting Point site explains that Geographic Information Systems (GIS) represent a quantitative means to collect, analyze and present spatial information on paper or in computer format. At the introductory level, GIS can be considered to include any methods that develop and present quantitative spatial relationships within a data set. This broad definition allows the introduction of resources ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This SERC Starting Point site offers pedagogical and practical reasons for using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This site from SERC's Starting Point encourages the user to recognize relationships between modern GIS and traditional geoscience spatial analysis methods. Links to example GIS exercises and exercises and visualizations that emphasize spatial data relationships in geoscience are provided. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This site from SERC's Starting Point explains how to use GIS in introductory geoscience course lectures, laboratories, and exercises. The site provides information and links on how to bypass GIS barriers, available online resources, and examples of ways to introduce GIS to beginning geoscience students. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Ref. material
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This site from SERC's Starting Point explains that an instructor does not need a high level of GIS proficiency in order to teach GIS to entry level students. It shows that GIS concepts can be taught in various ways depending on what resources are available and gives examples of GIS teaching methods with varied levels of resource availability. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Ref. material
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Comments and Teaching Tips
Read (1)
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This site from SERC's Starting Point describes how to develop site-specific maps that relate to lecture, discussion, lab, or exercise topics. The creation of site-specific maps can help students better understand spatial relationships. This page also provides links to a variety of GIS and map resources. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Ref. material
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Pedagogical help
Skills: Read (1)
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Pedagogically Annotated Collection     Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This site from SERC's Starting Point provides a brief list of online GIS data sources, tools, and mapping utilities meant to give instructors a starting point for learning to use GIS in the classroom. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material, Clearinghouse
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This site from SERC's Starting Point features an introduction to using Global Positioning System (GPS) in geoscience education. The site provides information as well as links to GPS history, types of receivers, recording data, downloading data, plus GPS references and examples of using GPS in education. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Index / Bibliography, Ref. material, Software
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
LESTER (Learning Science and Technology Repository), an online community and database focused on innovations in learning science and technology (LST), profiles innovative research projects and researchers. The data and the analytical tools that LESTER provides can aid the LST community in tracking emerging technologies and formulating an informed agenda for future research. LESTER's Web-accessible ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Cutting Edge     Browse collection
Results 41 - 50 of 68 <<  1 2 3 4 5 6 7  >>