Mapping Local Data in a GIS
https://serc.carleton.edu/eet/local_data/index.html

Debbie Dogancay, Newbury Park High School, Earth Exploration Toolbook Chapter


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This activity offers an introduction to working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) by using field data on the Urban Heat Island Effect that was collected by students. The field data is entered in the GIS, displayed in a map, and analyzed.


Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change
Resource Type: Activities
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change