Author: Tess Ewart
Source: Adapted from Explore Your World with a Geographic Information System from ESRI Schools and Libraries Program, www.esri.com
From Explore Your World with a Geographic Information System:
The use of computerized information is a growing part of everyday life. More and more people around the country and around the globe are plugging into geographic, social, economic, political, and environmental information to answer practical questions in their lives. The answers they find have relevance in their education, affect their business decisions, expand their understanding of the place they call home, and influence personal choices.
In this lesson, students will explore various aspects of their world using a Geographic Information System in order to make decisions.