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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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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Kicking off our Virtual Maps, Apps, &...

At Home Map Digitizing Activity We at Citizen Science GIS know a lot of parents may be going through a difficult transition having kids unexpectedly at home during this time and might be running out of ideas on how to entertain them and make it...

Apr 10, 2020
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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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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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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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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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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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Young Citizen Scientists Shine at Lyman High...

The Maps, Apps and Drones tour went to Lyman High School in Longwood and it turned out to be a genuinely maptastic success. Around 80 high school students participated in multiple activities, including a Parrot Mambo mini drone obstacle course, a sustainability app and a...

Jan 13, 2020
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