GIS Day 2013 High School Program

Geospatial Data is Everywhere!

2013 Purdue GIS Day for Grades 6-12

Thursday, November 7 Discovery Learning Research Center Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

This annual event promotes an educational framework that works to enrich spatial learning and data engagement between post-secondary education and grades 6-12. New this year, — for high school students by faculty researchers, staff and students at Purdue University. This year’s program will be hosted at the Purdue’s Discovery Learning Research Center at its building with information available at http://stemedhub.org/groups/2013gisday/612thgrade.

November 7, 2013 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Educator Professional Development Cancelled due to no RSVPed teachers

November 7, 2013 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Grades 6-12 Student Engagement

November 7, 2013, 2p.m. to 3p.m.-GLOBE talk on “Moving to Science from data curation and outreach”

www.GLOBE.gov-Faculty and staff are invited to attend.

Benefits Gained:  Gain key skills and understanding of GIS  GLOBE national program introduction (www.globe.gov)  IndianaView program introduction  High School- IndianaMap, IndianaView GeoSpatial Activities, Geography Educator’s Network of Indiana (GENI)( http://www.iupui.edu/~geni/), ground penetrating radar, Antarctica Ice Sheet

For more information on how you, your students and/or colleagues can participate in this educational experience, please contact Dewayne Branch at (765) 496-1614 or email: bbranch@purdue.edu. And for RVSP please contact Mr. Steven Smith at mrsmith@purdue.edu.

We look forward to seeing you on November 7!

Sincerely,

B. Dewayne Branch, CLIR/DLF Data Curation Post-doctoral Fellow, Purdue University Libraries – GIS Department