Submitted by alison.goforth on October 24, 2010 - 12:06pm (0 comments)
This is a little more involved beginner level GPS activity than Activity #1. Students must be familar with taking and finding waypoints. It is basically a safe geocaching activity tha can be done on any high school campus.
The VCCS Geospatial Institute was conducted during July 24-30, 2010 in Blacksburg, VA. This effort was hosted by the Virginia Geospatial Extension Program at Virginia Tech. For more information on this program, access the VCCS Geospatial Institute Website or the press release.
GIS 101 - Introduction to Geospatial Technology I
Provides an introduction to the concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems, (GPS) and remote sension components of Geospatial Technology. Teaches the introductory concepts of geographic locatio and problem solving by using GIS and GPS units in demonstrating solutions to cross-curricular applications of the technology. Part I of II. Prerequisite: Basic Computer Literacy.
Lecture 3 hours per week.