GIS Day 2008

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GIS Day will be held on November 19ths this year and is celebrated as part of Geography Awareness Week each year.  If you’re wondering what you can do in honor of GIS Day, there are plenty of sites you can visit to find a GIS Day event near you or to find virtual events and activities that you can participate in.

  • GIS Day Web Site
    Sponsored by ESRI, the official GIS Day Web Site has a list of GIS Day events around the world.  Download free material for your own GIS Day event or send an email postcard to your favorite GISer.
  • Geography Awareness Week Events
    Check out National Geographic’s Geography Awareness Event page where you can download their Geo-Games kit which provides materials for planning a Geography in Action Geo-Game at your local school.
  • My Wonderful WorldCheck out this blog for more detail about this year’s Geography Awareness Week focus, Asia for highlights and lesson plans for the week.
  • Geography Awareness Week with Google
    Each day this week, the Google Lat Long Blog will post examples of mapping in the classroom as part of Geography Awareness Week
  • Fun with GIS
    Check out this collection of fun things you can do with GIS and Geography.


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