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Exercise 5: Choropleth Map of the Happiest States and Effective Map Design
Barb Tewksbury, Hamilton College
Barbara and David Tewksbury, Hamilton College Summary Students create choropleth maps by creating data tables in Excel and merging them with existing shapefiles for US states; they also evaluate the effectiveness ...
Digitization and Volumetric Analysis of Sediment Transport in a Simplistic Flume
C. Robin Mattheus, Hamilton College Summary The activity is designed to help students conceptualize the spatiotemporal relationships between erosion and deposition across a convex topography, which serves as a ...
Intro. to ArcGIS and Maps
Chad Heinzel, Minot State University
Chad Heinzel, University of Northern Iowa Summary Preparation for understanding the ArcGIS software and developing activities using local data. Context Type and level of course Entry level in-service teachers or ...
Pollution control and hydrologic Modeling
Eugenio Arima, Hobart William Smith Colleges
Eugenio Y. Arima, Hobart and William Smith Colleges Summary This assignment will introduce students to surface hydrologic modeling in GIS and derived products such as stream power and wetness indices. Context Type ...
Shorelines of Glacial Lake Hitchcock
Bob Newton, Smith College
Bob Newton, Smith College Summary This activity uses GIS methods to subtract the isostatic rebound from a DEM in order to create a map of the shoreline of Glacial Lake Hitchcock. Students are then able to evaluate ...
Rainfall patterns and drainage density
Nicole Gasparini, Tulane University of Louisiana
The students use ARC GIS to make maps of the island of Hawaii to identify the locations of river channels. The students are also given a map of precipitation so that they can relate drainage density to rainfall ...
Apartment information system
Wei Luo, Northern Illinois University
Wei Luo, Northern Illinois University Summary The purpose of this project is to familiarize the student with the entire process of creating a GIS project from data capture through analysis and generating the final ...
Scott White, Fort Lewis College
Scott White, Fort Lewis College Summary This GIS lab exercise investigates the use of the ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extension tools to construct a viewshed of the Chaco Canyon area in New Mexico. Context Type and ...
GPS Data Collection
Jonathon Little, Monroe Community College
Jonathon Little, Monroe Community College Summary Students gather GPS data on some variable. Students map this points and overlay relevant layers. Context Type and level of course Entry level GIS. Geoscience ...
Cascadia Great Earthquake and Tsunami Suite
Michael Mayhew, National Science Foundation;
Michael Mayhew and Michelle Hall, Science Education Solutions Summary The Cascadia Earthquakes and Tsunami Suite contains five case studies organized around understanding the potential for large earthquakes and ...