In this exercise from SERC's Starting Point, students measure a topographic and geologic cross-section across a floodplain by simple surveying and auguring techniques. This example demonstrates how basic GIS elements...
This site from SERC's Starting Point features a field lab that can be used to introduce students to basic methods of GPS data collection, uploading the data to a computer, and making simple maps of their data using GIS...
This game is actually an on-campus field lab that has students using directions and a GPS receiver to make their way from one stop to the next. At each stop, they identify a building stone (or tree for an environmental...
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,...
This site contains information about remote sensing, which not long ago was limited to the classified community. It is now a popular tool for researchers in a variety of fields. The site will teach students about the...
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