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Metropolitan East Coast Assessment Educators Pack DLESE Reviewed Collection
This product contains geographic information system (GIS) software, data sets and lesson plans designed for educators who are interested in using GIS technology to explore global climate change issues. The package is available on a free, PC-compatible CD (request from the Web site provided); it includes a free GIS software program called ArcExplorer by ESRI and comes with a user manual to help get you started. Also provided are two lesson plans that use ArcExplorer to view the data and produce a series of maps to study climate change predictions in the MEC region.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Dataset:
    • Remotely sensed
  • Tools:
    • Software
  • Physical object
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Biology
  • Climatology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
  • Technology
  • Other
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Platform emulation software
Microsoft Windows operating system
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd234
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: CIESIN