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Celebrating Earth Day with GIS-related Resources

Celebrate Earth Day by working through a free GIS-related resource with your students. Topics to explore include coral reefs, forest resources, global water access and the geographic inquiry process.

Teachers have an opportunity to bring important topics into the classroom for students to discover and explore. In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, why not work on a lesson or explore a story map? Visit the links below to find out more.

ArcGIS Online Lesson Packs:

To learn more about what you can do with ArcGIS Online , check out the Esri Canada tutorials.

ArcGIS for Desktop 10.x Lesson Packs:

Explore ArcGIS for Desktop tutorials to learn more about GIS.

Esri Canada Web Maps and Apps from ArcCanada Group

Story Maps:

Other resources include:

 Visit Esri Canada’s Lesson Planner to find more ArcGIS resources for Education.

About the Author

Angela Alexander is a K-12 Education Resource Developer on the Esri Canada Education and Research team. She has over six years of experience working with educators across Canada. Angela is responsible for producing geographic information system (GIS) and curriculum specific resources, conducting and creating custom workshops for educators and judging and developing the question for the annual GIS Skills Ontario competition in Waterloo, Ontario. Angela has a Bachelor’s degree in Geography and Sociology from the University of Western Ontario and completed the Applied Digital Geography and GIS certificate program at Ryerson University.

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