Just wanted to put out a reminder that the Iowa Map Contest is still going on. It’s a great opportunity for students in grades 4-12 to learn how to tell a story about Iowa’s special places using a story map. Also there are great prizes – $100 and a chance to go to the national map contest.
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This is another important week for geography and GIS.
November 11-16, 2019 is Geography Awareness Week. It was started over 25 years ago by National Geographic society as a way to raise awareness about the dangerous dificiency of geography in American education and to excite people about geography as a discipline and as part of everyday life. Learn more about Geography Awareness Week from the National Geographic website.
LouisianaView is loaning us their Earth as Art art exhibit for the month of February. We are working to create a fun and educational art exhibit for all. You will not want to miss this exciting event. For a preview, visit Earth as Art online: http://eros.usgs.gov/imagegallery/earth-art-4.