Digital Quest Works with TSA on New National Geospatial Competitive Event for Middle School
Available for Participation Now!
Digital Quest is excited to collaborate on a new geospatial competitive event for TSA this year. The contest is available now to middle schoolers and features lessons from our aGIS in Stem course as familiarization exercises. Once you have completed the exercises, explore an exciting problem that awaits your geospatial solution.
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School Spotlight - Houston School for Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice
Each year, students at Houston School for Law Enforcement learn about GIS using the Digital Quest GIS in Homeland Security course. Their year culminates in using their newly acquired skills to analyze a local problem. These maps showcase some of the great analysis students produced in 2013 studying hurricanes and emergency preparedness!
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Penta Career Students Focus on GIS Curriculum & Using Skills for Community Projects
Perrysburg, OH -- Building on four years of commitment to GIS in the classroom, Penta Career Center has begun its fifth year and it looks to be brighter than ever. A tour of Penta’s Instructor, Dan Wyandt’s classroom, is evidence enough of the amount of enthusiasm GIS has generated among the students. The walls are covered in posters created by past students showing GIS projects with large headers above them with titles such as Government, Geomorphology, Law Enforcement, History, and Health...He stresses the essential idea that GIS goes beyond mapping. It is cross curricular and spans multiple real world applications.
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Digital Quest, a national leader in geospatial education, is partnering with the National Partnership for Careers in Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security (NPCLPSCS) to raise the importance of geospatial technology in law and public safety classrooms.
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