Maps Apps Drones Tour

Lego City At-Home Mapping Lesson and Challenge

My kids and I are practicing social distancing. My professor job allows me to safely work from home right now. And my kids are safely schooling from home. We're finding ways to learn together! So, we thought we'd share with you our Lego City At-Home...

Mar 31, 2020
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NSF REU & RET Site

NSF REU/RET 2020 Cancelled

After careful consideration in relation to the uncertainty related to COVID-19 both in the US and in Central America, we have made the decision to cancel our REU/RET Site for the summer of 2020. This is a difficult decision, but the health and safety of...

Mar 30, 2020
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Citizen Science GIS

Top 5 CSGIS Drone Shots

The work we do at CitizenScienceGIS often leads us to beautiful destinations, and we would love for our followers to be able to virtually experience all that we do. This is why I have compiled a list of our top 5 drone shots, in no...

Mar 21, 2020
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NSF REU

NSF REU/RET Update with COVID-19

Our Citizen Science GIS REU/RET Site team is actively monitoring the global pandemic caused by COVID19. At this point, we are unsure of the status of our summer program. At this time, our priority application deadline will NOT be March 27 as previously stated. We...

Mar 13, 2020
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour Visits Avalon...

On Thursday February 20th, the Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour stopped at Avalon Middle School for their annual STEAM Family Night. Over 200 students and parents showed up to the event! Multiple visiting organizations were represented including Microsoft. We had a great time and the...

Feb 28, 2020
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NSF REU & RET Site

Our NSF REU/RET Site Now Accepting Apps

This summer at the University of Central Florida, we are pleased to host the 5th year of our National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) Site “Preparing the Next Generation of Scholars through Community GIS and Citizen Science.”...

Feb 27, 2020
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Maps, Apps and Drones Tour Visits Cornerstone...

We had an unbelievable event on February 6th at Cornerstone Charter Academy! Over 300 students from 3rd through 5th grade experienced multiple stations, where they began their journey to becoming extraordinary citizen scientists. The level of energy in the school gym felt electric. Multiple teachers and administration also...

Feb 25, 2020
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Innovation Montessori Ocoee Welcomes Back the Maps,...

The Maps, Apps, & Drone Tour team made their way back to Ocoee to visit Innovation Montessori after a previous visit late last year. However, this time was met with new team members and more activities. Team members introduced themselves covering their own personal uses...

Feb 5, 2020
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Citizen Science GIS

Indian River Lagoon expedition with new drone...

The beginning of 2020 for CitizenScienceGIS marks the start of many new adventures: The soon unveiling of our GeoBus, continuation of the Maps, Apps, & Drones tour, and another year of drone mapping along the US West Coast. This trip, on January 24th, to the...

Feb 3, 2020
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

2020 Starts Strong as the Maps, Apps,...

The Maps, Apps, & Drones tour visited Avalon Pinecrest engaging students with a variety of geographical activities. From drone piloting to cartography, students learned about the importance of geospatial technologies. Sprawled across the room was a giant map of Florida, a staple of the tour....

Jan 25, 2020
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