The Geographical Associationand GIS18th November 2009Alan Parkinson, CGeog, FRGSSecondary Curriculum Development Leader<br />
My favourite map layer….<br />
‘The GA believes in geographical enquiry: that is, in students as active participants and investigators, notjust the passi...
GIS at all key stages in geography...<br />disaster management / planning / water / land reclamation / energy / resources<...
“…a digital map, data located on the map, and a software application (GIS) that links the two together”Diana Freeman (2004...
“a GIS doesn’t have to have a map as an output...”<br />
We are regularly asked for CPD sessions on GIS... Teachers want to develop their skills<br />
Key Stage 4 project...23 resourced ideas...<br />
RIDO: Living Geography resourceRotherham Investment & Development Office<br />
Google Earth as a basic GIS...<br />
uMapper<br />Storm map of the weekend’s stormy weather in the S. of England with personal stories...<br />
David Rogers, Priory School, Portsmouth<br />
Bing Maps – OS maps ..<br />
Magic.gov.uk<br />
GIS area of GA website<br />
Spatially Speaking<br />Funded by ESRI<br />Involvement of Leeds Grammar School staff in the project: creating and sharing...
OS Free Maps for Schools<br />
aparkinson@geography.org.uk<br />
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World GIS Day

  1. 1. The Geographical Associationand GIS18th November 2009Alan Parkinson, CGeog, FRGSSecondary Curriculum Development Leader<br />
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  3. 3. My favourite map layer….<br />
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  7. 7. ‘The GA believes in geographical enquiry: that is, in students as active participants and investigators, notjust the passive recipients of knowledge.’A different view, April 2009<br />
  8. 8. GIS at all key stages in geography...<br />disaster management / planning / water / land reclamation / energy / resources<br />
  9. 9. “…a digital map, data located on the map, and a software application (GIS) that links the two together”Diana Freeman (2004)<br />
  10. 10. “a GIS doesn’t have to have a map as an output...”<br />
  11. 11. We are regularly asked for CPD sessions on GIS... Teachers want to develop their skills<br />
  12. 12. Key Stage 4 project...23 resourced ideas...<br />
  13. 13. RIDO: Living Geography resourceRotherham Investment & Development Office<br />
  14. 14. Google Earth as a basic GIS...<br />
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  16. 16.
  17. 17. uMapper<br />Storm map of the weekend’s stormy weather in the S. of England with personal stories...<br />
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  19. 19. David Rogers, Priory School, Portsmouth<br />
  20. 20. Bing Maps – OS maps ..<br />
  21. 21. Magic.gov.uk<br />
  22. 22.
  23. 23.
  24. 24. GIS area of GA website<br />
  25. 25. Spatially Speaking<br />Funded by ESRI<br />Involvement of Leeds Grammar School staff in the project: creating and sharing expertise in the use of GIS with pupils...<br />
  26. 26. OS Free Maps for Schools<br />
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  28. 28. aparkinson@geography.org.uk<br />

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