Category Archives: Lessons

Get Started with GeoInquiries

How about an easy-to-use, meaningful, map-based, computer/tablet activity to supplement your lesson? How about a whole collection of these resources on many topics?  All that’s needed is a computer or tablet with an internet connection.  These activities are designed to be used by one teacher with one computer and a projector, or an entire classroom […]

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Labor Day Activity to Start the Year

Download activity as PDF Introduction: The History of Labor Day In 1884 the first Monday of September was designated as a holiday to celebrate the American worker. Since then Labor Day has become established as a national holiday throughout the country. We all know that life in the United States has changed dramatically in the […]

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Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Primaries – March 15, 2016

Who will win your state, your county, your city, your precinct? Using public data and free online mapping tools anyone can analyze an election. Steps to analyzing an election: 1. Map boundaries: States; townships, precincts 2. Election data –possible sources include: –county websites; –US Census –United States Election Project –Esri Open Data […]

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