Tools and Data

Tool

My World GIS

http://www.myworldgis.org/software/

My World GIS™ is a Geographic Information System (GIS) designed specifically for use in middle school through college classrooms. It was developed by the Geographic Data in Education (GEODE) Initiative at Northwestern University as part of a research program on the adaptation of scientific visualization and data analysis tools to support inquiry-based learning. 

My World GIS gives learners access to a variety of geographic data, enabling users to explore critical issues about the environment, geography, geology, demography, history, and much more. Its features include customizable display of layer variables, multiple geographic projections, table and map views of data, distance-measurement tools, and buffering and query operations.

Tool Builder

The Geographic Data in Education (GEODE) Initiative at Northwestern University with funding from the National Science Foundation.

Tool Cost

A 45-day trial version of the software can be downloaded for free.

Tool Help

My World Online Help Center

My World Tool and Button Guides in pdf
The following guides can be downloaded to help with the use of the program:

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