What is GIS? A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of spatial or geographical data. Think of Google Earth as a GIS.
What if I don’t know anything about GIS? Come, learn, have fun. You may get hooked faster than you think. It is fun, easy, and there are lots of resources.
Where: Salt Lake Community College at the Miller Campus – 9750 S 300 W, Sandy, UT
What: GIS day presentations from GIS professionals for 4th thru 6th grade students
When: 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM – 2 hour duration for each school
Cost: Free, Bus grants available
See flyer: GIS Day 2015 flyer
Did you know? Billionaire CEO, Jack Dangermond, of ESRI, premier GIS company, has pledged $1 billion of mapping software to America’s K-12 schools.
Ask your Curriculum Technology Specialist. They will be happy to get you get resources and help.Posted on