GIT Resources - Lesson Plans
Various Lesson Plans
ArcLessons is an ESRI developed site used as a resource to
share LessonPacks for using GIS in the classroom. The LessonPacks on ArcLessons have been created by teachers for use in the
Digital Library for Earth System Education contains links to other sites that provide GIS
data and lesson plans.
Teaching with GIS
in the Geosciences
STEM: Geospatial Technology at James Madison University – National Center
for Rural Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education Outreach. Middle School lesson plans.
GIS Modules from Lane Community College in Eugene, OR, as part of their MAPS GIS project.
A major component of the MAPS GIS project is the creation and dissemination of Internet based learning modules that use GIS to
teach a variety of geospatial concepts across the curriculum.
GIS Career Awareness Learning Modules from San Diego State University. These web-based
GIS Learning Modules are designed for High School students, and certificates are available upon completion of the modules.
GIS for History are lessons plans that use GIS. GIS software is not required.
The map is online that is used with layers that you can turn on and off. You just need a computer with internet access.
Designed for high school and undergraduate American History classes but could be amended for younger students.
GIS Lessons on the Web are Web-based GIS lesson plans. GIS software is not required.
USGS lesson plans using GIS.
Metropolitan East Coast Assessment Education Module includes a link to the data needed for
the two lessons provided: climate change mapping and thematic mapping using census data.
National Geospatial Technology Extension Network
Remote Sensing and GIS for Educators
National Geographic Xpeditions – Geography Standards
in Your Classroom – site has index of lesson plans. Some of these lessons use the internet to demonstrate GIS and
view satellite imagery. Some of the lesson names that do this are “GIS Helping to Save the African Wild”
and “What can we learn from satellite images.”
Learning with GPS are GPS lessons plus links to other online resources.
Virginia's CTE Resource Center provides links to geospatial instructional resources.
KanGIS Check out the student data mapper and the national training calendar for educators.
Lesson Plans For Google Earth
Google for Educators
Google Earth Lessons
Explore Your Earth – Lessons meet National Standards.
Google Earth Resources for Geography Teachers
Locations in Shakespeare’s Plays: Placemarks for Google Earth
Variety of Google Earth Lessons
Lesson Plans for NASA WorldWind
Pennsylvania View is a member of a nationwide consortium for remote sensing education,
research, and geospatial applications. Has data and lesson plan ideas.
My NASA Data contains lesson plans and other resources about how to use NASA data in
ESRI Education Community