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  • How GIS and citizen science can unmask Canadian tornadoes

    How GIS and citizen science can unmask Canadian tornadoes

    Northern Tornadoes Project blends GIS and citizen science together to enhance detection of unknown tornado occurrences.

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  • Esri Canada’s K-12 Resource Finder: Discover free resources tied to curriculum

    Esri Canada’s K-12 Resource Finder: Discover free resources tied to curriculum

    Find ArcGIS Online resources for math, science and history to try with your students in the upcoming school year.

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  • Debbie Verduga: June’s GIS Ambassador

    Debbie Verduga: June’s GIS Ambassador

    Debbie Verduga: June’s GIS Ambassador is a Crime Analyst with the Toronto Police Service who teaches K-12 students about GIS

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  • Celebrate National Indigenous History Month with mapping activities

    Celebrate National Indigenous History Month with mapping activities

    June is National Indigenous Peoples month. GIS can teach students about where they have lived and the treaties that governed their lives

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  • A Skills Ontario GIS Competition: Connecting students with  real-world GIS

    A Skills Ontario GIS Competition: Connecting students with real-world GIS

    In a Skills Ontario Competition, students use GIS explore the local issue of gun violence.

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  • Scholarship winner Stephanie Potter hopes to empower minority groups

    Scholarship winner Stephanie Potter hopes to empower minority groups

    Stephanie Potter’s wins an Esri scholarship for her work mixing social justice and Canada’s great national parks

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  • May’s GIS Ambassadors: Scott Humphrey and Hodan Jama from Edmonton

    May’s GIS Ambassadors: Scott Humphrey and Hodan Jama from Edmonton

    Hodan Jama and Scott Humphrey are showing the possibilities of GIS technology to Edmonton students and teachers

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  • Meet the winners of Canada’s 2019 Esri Young Scholars Awards

    Meet the winners of Canada’s 2019 Esri Young Scholars Awards

    Winners of Esri’s Young Scholars Awards use GIS to provide valuable insights into Canadian environmental issues

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  • 5 ways to explore climate change using maps

    5 ways to explore climate change using maps

    Students better understand the global effect of climate change by seeing the places effected.

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  • Nuzhat Parveen: April's GIS Ambassador

    Nuzhat Parveen: April's GIS Ambassador

    Nuzhat Parveen is our April GIS Ambassador of the month! Read about her work with K-12 students in the Greater Toronto Area.

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  • Using Survey123 to engage students in a citizen science geography project

    Using Survey123 to engage students in a citizen science geography project

    Read about how Grade 9 students used GIS to monitor the health of the Don River, learning about the environment from a different angle.

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  • David Parry: March’s GIS Ambassador

    David Parry: March’s GIS Ambassador

    Meet David Parry, our GIS Ambassador of the month! Find out what he’s done to support the use of GIS in K-12 education in Edmonton, Alberta.

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  • Joana Zyberaj: A student shares her GIS journey

    Joana Zyberaj: A student shares her GIS journey

    Find out why a former student of East York Collegiate Institute in Toronto was inspired to study GIS after high school and what she plans next.

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  • Get your students involved in a GIS challenge this year!

    Get your students involved in a GIS challenge this year!

    Find out what competitions are open to students and how they can participate.

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  • Dr Garfield Giff: February’s GIS Ambassador

    Dr Garfield Giff: February’s GIS Ambassador

    Find out how Dr Giff has been promoting the importance of geography and GIS to K-12 schools in the Western Arctic!

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  • GIS Scholarships give students freedom to learn

    GIS Scholarships give students freedom to learn

    Learn more about the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship 2019 program and also check out how one of the 2018 recipients has been making use of his award

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  • Discover the latest Esri Canada K-12 ArcGIS Online resources

    Discover the latest Esri Canada K-12 ArcGIS Online resources

    Explore the latest Esri Canada K-12 ArcGIS Online resources covering topics in math, Indigenous history and introductory GIS that you can use in your teaching today!

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  • Nihal Wijesekera: January’s GIS Ambassador

    Nihal Wijesekera: January’s GIS Ambassador

    Find out how Nihal Wijesekera, January’s GIS Ambassador helped to ignite the geography spark at a school in Williams Lake, British Columbia.

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  • How students at UNB made National Geomatics Competition a reality

    How students at UNB made National Geomatics Competition a reality

    Learn how a group of students in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at UNB organized the first National Geomatics Competition

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  • Jonathan Brown: December’s GIS Ambassador

    Jonathan Brown: December’s GIS Ambassador

    Find out how Jonathan Brown, a retired community educator has been supporting teachers and students to learn about GIS and open data in Ontario

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