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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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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Maps Apps Drones Tour

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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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Educators Unite at Our Fall 2019 Workshop...

Teachers from all over Central Florida came to UCF early Saturday, November 16th to learn about how the Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour and GeoBus operate in an interactive workshop. Throughout the course of the day, educators experience several activities that students around Central Florida...

Dec 6, 2019
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

The Maps, Apps & Drones Tour Concludes...

Student navigates the drone obstacle course with the Parrot Mambo The Maps, Apps, and Drones tour made its way through the hills of Clermont to UCF’s own Cooper Memorial Library to host the Sunshine State Homeschool Academy. Both new students and those returning from GIS...

Nov 26, 2019
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Maps, Apps, & Drones Tour Live at...

We had an awesome time at Jackson Heights Middle School on November 20th for their STEAM Night, which hosted nearly 450 students. We got the privilege of working alongside countless other UCF organizations dedicated to the growth of the next generation. Team member Ilan works...

Nov 25, 2019
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Our Maps, Apps & Drones Tour and...

GIS Day Team Members and Volunteers GIS Day 2019 at UCF: A Focus on Maps, Apps and Drones hosted by UCF’s Citizen Science GIS and GeoBus team in the Department of Sociology was a success on Thursday, Nov 14. The event took place in the...

Nov 18, 2019
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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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