Citizen Science GIS

New Funding to Amplify Knight Voices &...

We are pleased to introduce our newest funding initiative: Amplify Knight Voices & Broaden Community Connections: A New UCF Graduate Student Research Funding Program to Support Underrepresented Individuals and Groups. Program Contact: Dr. Timothy L. Hawthorne, Associate Professor of GIS in the UCF Department of...

Jun 25, 2020
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Florida Mapping Activity at Home!

On this week's Maps, Apps, & Drones Virtual Tour activity we are bringing back our National Geographic Giant Florida Map for a fun-filled mapping activity! This activity should take around 30 minutes to do and can be completed by printing out the materials or working...

Jul 7, 2020
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NSF eelgrass drone mapping

Citizen Science GIS uses remote drone mapping...

Citizen Science GIS at the University of Central Florida supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) uses Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), i.e. drones, to measure eelgrass meadow extent, patchiness, and dynamics through time. Dr. Timothy Hawthorne serves as the UCF PI and Dr. Bo Yang...

Jul 7, 2020
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Zoo Mapping Activity

Hello and welcome back to the virtual Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour! For this week’s activity, we will be drawing our own zoos! We will be creating a zoo map that includes the five important parts of a map, complete with our favorite animals! This...

Jun 16, 2020
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Citizen Science GIS

We Stand in Solidarity

As a scientific organization that aims to connect science and society, Citizen Science GIS stands with all in society who are calling out systematic racism, oppression, inequality and brutality across the U.S. As an organization we deeply condemn all acts of racism, oppression and brutality...

May 31, 2020
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Maps are not just for Geography class

Welcome back families, teachers and students to our Summer edition of the Maps, Apps, & Drones Virtual Tour Today we will be exploring different maps through the eyes of American Literature, Mathematics, even Environmental Science thanks to Esri's GeoInquiries Collection! Esri's GeoInquiries Collection has lesson...

May 21, 2020
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Learning about GIS at home

This week on our virtual Maps, Apps, & Drones tour we will be learning more about what GIS is and the different ways it can be used! Today we will be providing you with resources to allow you to explore some of the many different...

Apr 30, 2020
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Graphing Activity

Hey everyone! Welcome to the Citizen Science GIS Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour online! We are so glad you joined us. This week we will be doing a graphing activity using latitude and longitude points. The activity should take roughly 30 minutes. Check out this...

Apr 23, 2020
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NSF eelgrass drone mapping

New Teacher Funding for Drones, GIS and...

Teachers are our heroes. You know this. We at Citizen Science GIS often talk about the amazing K-12 teachers we work with and learn from around the globe. Every day, whether in person or remotely, they inspire science’s next generation. During this period of social...

Apr 22, 2020
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Florida Map Scavenger Hunt

Happy Thursday everyone! I hope everyone is staying safe. For this week’s activity, we are going to be working on a Florida Scavenger Hunt! We have instructions for using multiple platforms to provide you with many options for how to do this activity. This activity...

Apr 16, 2020
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