Education

GeoToys, for the girls and boys

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I came across GeoToys (at geotoystore.com through a Google ad (yeah, sometimes I actually look at them). They seem to focus on map based puzzles for kids, but they also carry a few other games and toys…in fact Postcards from America piqued my interest. And who wouldn’t want to hug the planet. Overall, an interesting […]

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ESRI Summer Internship Program 2007

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One of the most common questions we get asked by students is “How do I get more hands-on experience with GIS before I graduate?” In our GIScience Research Lab, we can only offer jobs or internships to a couple of students a semester, and there is always more demand than supply. That’s why summer internships […]

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Coolest Periodic Table ever

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I am continuing my cool stuff posts with the most amazing 3D periodic table of elements. Since the earth and everything on it are made of up these elements, I figured it is in fact geography-related. Each element in the periodic table is represented by a clear lucite block with a sample of the element […]

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GIS Day video resources from ESRI

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This past week, ESRI announced they have prepared a series of videos highlighting various aspects of GIS that can be used for GIS Day activities. I am a little late in blogging this, but we just talked to the ESRI rep at the GIS Day booth at the EdUC, and we’ve already picked up a […]