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

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

Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour Stop: Innovation...

Student responds to a geospatial question with the throw-able CatchBox microphone The start of the fall 2019 Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour is here and ready to come to your school! On Monday our team visited students at Innovation Montessori School where we got to...

Oct 24, 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

Merritt Island: Space Day with Maps, Apps,...

Friday, February 2 saw a very special event unfold at Divine Mercy Catholic Academy in Merritt Island: Space Day! Several educators from around Florida engaged over 90 students from 4th through 8th grade through hands-on participatory learning exercises. Several members of the Citizen Science GIS...

Feb 6, 2018
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Citizen Science

Supporting Science’s Next Generation at UCF GIS...

Written by UCF Sociology and GIS Ph.D. Student, Lain Graham: GIS Day at UCF on November 14 and 15 gave us all the geotingles!! A term coined by the one and only, Dr. Joseph Kerski, Education Manager at Esri and keynote speaker at UCF’s 2017...

Nov 28, 2017
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GIS and Society

Free GIS and Drones Teacher Workshop in...

  The Geospatial STEM Academy: An Interactive Workshop for Florida Teachers (5th-8th grades) With an Emphasis on Our Coasts & Community Engagement Tuesday June 6, 2017 @ University of Central Florida Maps, apps, and drones! Geospatial technologies (geographic information systems, mapping, GPS, location-based services on...

Apr 24, 2017
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