Explore Your Watershed Using ArcGIS Online (AGO)

Explore Your Watershed Using ArcGIS Online (AGO)

NH Fish and Game Watershed Education Program (WEP) Explore Your Watershed Using ArcGIS Online (AGO) Learn about this free and exciting technology for use in the classroom to study watersheds. We will explore how to map and share water quality and fisheries data within and between watersheds using ArcGIS online. When:    November 18, 2014 from 3:15 pm to 5:15 pm Where:   Hosted by Heather Fabbri at Dover High School 25 Alumni Drive, Dover, NH Room #128, adjacent to the greenhouse Directions   Instructors:   Judy Tumosa, NH Fish and Game Department Shane Bradt, UNH Cooperative Extension Rebecca Lilja, US Forest Service   Topics include (Demo and hands on experience): ArcGIS online (AGO) – what is it? AGO tutorial about watersheds – how do you use existing info to assess the ability of your watershed to produce clean water? AGO demo – how do you make your own maps? NH Fish &Game WEP AGO organizational account – how do you share your water quality and fisheries data with other schools? NH State ArcGIS license – how do you sign up for free ArcGIS? PLEASE RSVP to: Judy Tumosa #603-271-0456...
GAW 2014

GAW 2014

Join the New Hampshire Geographic Alliance (NHGA) for the grand GeoWeek 2014 Kick Off Event, Saturday November 15th, 8:30A- 1:30P at Conval High School on Route 202 in Peterborough, NH. The morning of food-related issues and activities at Conval HS is followed by Mariposa Museum’s Annual Geography Challenge at the Peterborough Town House 1:30 – 4:30. Both events are fun, insightful and FREE! Details about the Kick Off Event are posted on ww.nhga.net. You can also follow us on Facebook: New Hampshire Geographic Alliance. For information about the Geography Challenge, contact the Mariposa Museum at 603-924-4555.   In addition, the Giant Map of Asia awaits your exploration at the following locations: November 12 – 15, Conval High School, Peterborough, NH (603-924-3869) November 16 – 19 Newport Opera House, Newport, NH (603-863-2412) November 20 – 30 St. Patrick’s School, Jaffrey, NH (603-532-7676) The brightly colored giant map of Asia is the size of a basketball court, and clearly illustrates oceans, seas, rivers, mountains, countries and capitals. The map comes with a trunk of rich activities, games, props and educational resources. It is highly recommended for the public to take advantage of this wonderful resource available to NH communities as we celebrate GeoWeek 2014. GAWprogram (pdf file) A Presidential proclamation was instituted twenty-five years ago to spotlight geography during the third week of November. As an essential part of a 21st century education, this year’s congressionally mandated “Geography Awareness Week” (GeoWeek) slogan is: The Geography of Food. For ideas on food education and how to organize geography events throughout the year, check out the following National Geographic site: education.nationalgeographic.com/education/food-education. Too many...
2014 Fall Newsletter

2014 Fall Newsletter

Here’s an exclusive glimpse at the highlights for the 2014 NHGA Fall Newsletter: Pg. 1: Coordinator’s Corner: Lara Bryant spills some juicy details about new professional development opportunities that are coming up soon! Make sure to get all of the information you need! Pg. 2-3: News: Cindy Sterling advocates for the allocation of the geographic information we all love! Also, there is more news about upcoming events and opportunities! Pg. 4-5: GeoWeek: Cindy Sterling shares the highly anticipated announcement for the 2014 GeoWeek, as well as the fall locations for the Giant Map of Asia! You don’t want to miss this! Pg. 6: Retreats: Members share experiences of summer conferences for the NHGA. This will help you determine whether a future summer conference is right for you. Pg. 7: Awards: The NHGA gives a special shout-out to members that went above and beyond in the geography field this year! Also, find out which special member received the Kristi Alvarez Award for 2014! Pg. 8-9: Featured Article: Roger Kieffer shares his research on the historical Province Road, located in Lempster, NH. Check out his findings, and see if you can help him further his research! Pg. 10-11: Lesson Plan Spotlight: New Hampshire elementary school educators, Liesel Dolce and Megan Duprat, share a lesson plan that can incorporate not only geography, but maps from the newly revised New Hampshire Atlas! Pg. 12: NEGEN: Nancy DeCourcey informs us about the New England Geographic Alliance, an exciting organization that pulls from geography experts across the surrounding states so the best education can be put forward in schools and other programs. Pg. 13: DTA:...
Resources

Resources

The New Hampshire Geographic Alliance has developed a variety of resources available for use in classroom instruction. This includes New England Atlases for sale and Lesson Plans that are free. Many more resources can be accessed on our website, check back for updates.   Atlases Lesson Plans Vermicomposting Why Geography Matters in New Hampshire New Hampshire DOE NH Facts/Maps. Grants and Awards Useful Links Maps Free technology for Geography Teachers. Geocache: Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices.) Downloads World Atlas, Outline maps, tests State Alliances A list of the Geographic Alliance websites. Many states have Lesson Plans and resources to...