GIS At Home Kit

Fun with maps for all ages


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All Ages Middle School and Up Advanced

Learning about geographic information systems (GIS) can be fun for kids and adults of all ages. On this page you'll find our GIS @ Home Kit, a list of online games, quizzes, apps and coloring pages. Scroll the entire page or browse by age group. 

All Ages

There is no age limit on the fun you can have with GIS with these tools. 

Name   Link Address
Map Origami*   https://mapscaping.com/pages/folding-paper-globes 
Coloring Pages*   https://www.gisday.com/en-us/resources
Raleigh Favorite Places Web App   https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/aba5a95b84524d3c9a2a7f185aecb1e8/ 
Introduction to GIS using string*  https://www.nationalgeographic.org/activity/introduction-gis/

* Supplies are needed. 

Middle School and Up

For kids in grade 6-8, these games put basic GIS skills to the test. 

Name   Link Address 
GIS Day Kahoots game   https://create.kahoot.it/share/gis-day-trivia/1a8a1cd7-56fc-4982-8769-221b380adf97 

Sounds of Planet Earth Map Quiz  

 

 https://denverro.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=7b3e4bc7d340445fa543e9b1f3b30280
Places & Food Treasure Hunt   https://treasurehunts.storymaps.esri.com/places-and-foods/
Other Geography & GIS Treasure Hunts  https://collections.storymaps.esri.com/treasure-hunts/

Advanced

 Ready to take on a GIS challenge? Test your knowledge and skill with these online resources.

Name   Link Address 
Geography Trivia Quiz    https://www.thoughtco.com/geography-trivia-quiz-4068562 
GIS Crossword   https://community.esri.com/community/education/blog/2020/08/04/a-gis-crossword (PDFs attachments are at the bottom of the ESRI blog post)
Name that Place Map Quiz   https://www.arcgis.com/apps/presentation/index.html?webmap=f95d562571d740a6840254ee53ae3024
Pioneers of Geography & GIS Treasure Hunt    https://treasurehunts.storymaps.esri.com/pioneers/
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