Students can track
ArcGIS from ESRI.
After reading The
Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963,
students use GIS
technology to analyze the distance,
monetary costs of
such a trip.
com) is a tool that allows students to
tell a story about an issue they are investigating. Students can pause the presentation at any time to more deeply
investigate the “what if…” questions
that their classmates or instructor may
The third option combines GIS
desktop software with data from the
Web. Here, students have access to all
desktop GIS tools without having to
store large amounts of data locally. For
example, students could use the rivers
and invasive species data from Na-tional Atlas (http://nationalatlas.
gov) to study the spread of zebra mussels throughout the nation’s waterways.
This option includes Google Earth
and ArcGIS Explorer, 3D geographic
visualization applications that stream
data from the Internet. Using ArcGIS
Explorer ( www.esri.com/arcgisexplor-er), students can analyze their classmates’ addresses and speculate about
the spatial distribution of their class
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