My California Contest Resources

Just getting started with GIS?
Esri offers no cost software for instructional use. Find out more about their Schools Mapping Software Bundle.

Looking for activities for the earlier grades?
Try Undercover Mapper from GISetc.

Looking for activities for high school students?
Check out the lessons available at Esri’s Learn ArcGIS page. There are several resources on creating story maps.

Want to see examples of past winners? 
Go here for state winners and here for national winners.

Want to see an assignment example from another teacher?
Nicole Dickinson (Vinewood Elementary) shows students this google slide show to introduce the contest to her sixth graders.

A webinar on tips and tricks for engaging students was held on March 3. View the recording here.