Resouces - GIS

About GIS

  • What is GIS?
    This is a video clip produced by ESRI that explores the fundamental principals of geography and the use of GIS in our daily lives.
  • ArcGlobe Movie - wmv
    This movie shows a flyover of the earth down to Salt Lake City.

  • ESRI
    ESRI is the world leader in GIS (geographic information system) software and technology. This site features GIS mapping software, map Web services, online mapping and GIS training, demos, data, product and service information, support, user scripts, and much more.

  • ESRI Education Community
    The ESRI Education Community is a living environment for the exchange of ideas and experiences, curriculum, software, and data among GIS educators around the globe. As the site continues to develop, it will feature a variety of communication tools and mapping systems for the analysis and visualization of spatial data.

  • ESRI: GIS in Schools
    This site focuses on the benefits of GIS and resources available to Education.

  • GIS Career & Education Awareness
    This site has GIS Career Learning modules to help studnets understand GIS skills and how they can be used in a career in GIS as well as GIS resources and videos.

  • GIS and Geographic Inquiry Educator Resource Center - eSchool News
    With the generous financial support of ESRI, the editors of eSchool News have compiled this special collection of news stories, best practices, and other resources--all designed to help you integrate GIS and other geospatial technologies into your classrooms and district offices.

  • is a portal to GIS information on the Web. The site showcases how people use GIS and geospatial technology and provides GIS users with links to resources to help them in their work.

  • GIS in Education
    A site put together by North Carolina State University's Education Department about why GIS should be used in the classroom.

  • Utah Geographic Alliance
    The Utah Geographic Alliance (UGA) is an organization of K-16 educators, pre-service teachers, and professional geographers committed to the enhancement of geography education in Utah schools.




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