Maps Apps Drones Tour

Flying High at Renaissance Charter School with...

Team member Hunter Putman teaches students how to control the mini drones. Our Maps, Apps and Drones tour had a maptastic day at Renaissance Charter School on Goldenrod this past Friday. The tour team transformed first to eighth grade students into citizen scientists with the...

Nov 4, 2019
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

UCF STEM Day Tour Stop a Success

A drone pilot in training. Photo credit: tylercopelandphoto.com The Maps, Apps and Drones Tour signed the week off on a high note with the University of Central Florida's annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) day. UCF's STEM Day invites schools from all over Central...

Oct 28, 2019
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GeoBus

Why Kids Matter in Public Scholarship…Pass it...

We are often asked why - as academic researchers - we are so focused on working with kids. The answer is simple. It is our responsibility to inspire science’s next generation. One positive learning moment shared between a young child and a college student or...

Oct 22, 2019
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Pre-register for GIS Day Event @ UCF...

JJoin us at the University of Central Florida on Thursday, November 14 from 10:30-1:30 for a free STEAM education event. GIS Day 2019 at UCF: A Focus on Maps, Apps, and Drones! Pre-register your class, organization, home school, family or just yourself for our 2019 Maps, Apps, and...

Oct 2, 2019
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour visits St....

Ask questions. This is the first and very important step of the scientific method. The value of asking questions, about ourselves and the world around us, is priceless. By asking questions, this may lead to a learning experience and, perhaps, even a new discovery! There...

Apr 12, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

Citizen Science GIS Teacher Academy Success

The Citizen Science GIS Teacher Academy featuring a focus on maps, apps and drones training for Florida Teachers (5th-8th grades) was successfully hosted in UCF's Research Park on Feb. 2nd, 2019. The teacher workshop was part of the broader impacts of three National Science Foundation...

Feb 5, 2019
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Otronicon Highlights

Future pilots showing off their mini-drone skills. Virtual reality drone flights through the Indian River Lagoon. When the Citizen Science GIS team arrived at Otronicon last weekend, there was no shortage of eagerness and excitement for our Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour. Students and parents...

Jan 29, 2019
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour is Back!!!...

The Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour is Back! Pre-register your class, organization or event for the Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour, led by Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida. Have our team of volunteers come teach your group about about maps, apps, and...

Dec 17, 2018
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Citizen Science

Divine Mercy Catholic Academy – Our Last...

Written by Undergraduate Sara Peluso (Environmental Major) Our final Maps, Apps and Drones Tour stop for the 2017-2018 school years was a special day for us! On May 10th our team traveled to Divine Mercy Catholic Academy in Merritt Island to unveil our augmented reality...

May 12, 2018
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Citizen Science

Engineering Night at Milwee Middle School- A...

Written by Undergraduates Patricia Bencivenga (Sociology Major), Sara Peluso (Environmental Major), and Amber Rutstein (Environmental Major) On April 26th, the Citizen Science GIS team took the Maps, Apps and Drones Tour to Milwee Middle School for Engineering Night. This tour stop was special because we...

May 11, 2018
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