Using GIS in the Classroom
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are an increasingly useful teaching tool. There is an increasing wealth of resources supporting teaching and learning using GIS systems. In school we have AEGIS 3 software – a GIS package which can be used to map, analysis and search data.
GIS Files – an excellent resource from the Ordnance Survey providing an overview of GIS and case studies
AEGIS 3 – Advistory Unit Pages
Getting started with GIS – a guide from the Royal Geographical Society – including examples of how GIS can be used in the classroom
GISGuide.com – guide to Geographic Information Systesm
GIS www.Resource List – lots of links to resources related to GIS)
GPS for Geography Teachers – excellent overview by Noel Jenkins (www.juicygeography.co.uk)