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Title: Coordinate Systems
Url: http://gis.lanecc.edu/modules/ArcIMS/coordinates
Creator: Songer, Lynn
Publisher: Lane Community College (Eugene, Or.)
Description: In this activity, developed by the Lane Community College MAPS GIS Program, students "work to understand concepts of latitude and longitude using an interactive Web-based GIS map. The lesson helps review basic concepts of coordinate geometry as they move about the world identifying coordinate relationships and important reference lines." On the site, visitors will find a link to the student activity, some introductory material about GIS, and the web-based viewer used in this lesson. This is an excellent activity for high school or early undergraduate students for hands-on work with GIS and coordinate systems.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods -- Geographic information systems
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Cartography -- Elementary map drawing and reading
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Cartography -- Projection
GEM Subject: Social studies
Social studies -- Geography
Social studies -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Geography -- Cartography
Geography -- Geographic information systems (GIS)
Geography -- Latitude and longitude
Geography -- Maps
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-12-10 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-10-29 11:15:52 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 53
Resource URL Clicks: 11
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