NH Tile Map

This year NHGA is reaching out to fourth grade teachers in the state who are willing to discuss how they implement New Hampshire studies within their classroom and share their ideas with others. Currently, NHGA offers a variety of materi-als electronically on our website. We are in the pro-cess of updating our materials and would love to hear how you have incorporated New Hampshire studies in your classroom, or receive feedback re-garding the current materials offered. Send us your feedback and we’ll send you a free New Hampshire atlas. This year we will be unveiling our New Hampshire giant tile map created by Dr. Klaus Bayr. This sum-mer we will have a brainstorming and collabora-tion session on the best ways to use the giant tile map in your classroom. Each participant will re-ceive a colored laminated tile set, electronic CD of the map, and the chance to win a 5’ x 7’ poster of the tile map. If you are interested in participating email enolan1@keene.edu....

Community Atlas Projects – GIS, Mapping and More!

Community Atlas Projects Unwind by Attending a presentation of high-interest technology-rich projects on a Friday afternoon in a classroom near you! Ina Ahern, Scott Semmens and Bob Woolner will present past Community Atlas Projects (local community mapping of topics of interest to students) and discuss and explore the direction of future ESRI sponsored projects, using web-based mapping and Silverlight presentations. Starting at 4:00pm, and ending close to 6:00pm in each location (attend any 1 road-show), you will be shown past projects that take students out of the classroom to create maps of their own community using technology including GPS to GIS through web-page creation. This on-going project opportunity created by ESRI has brought GIS into schools and classrooms all over the country. Learn how you can begin a simple project this year, and expand on the use of technology in the future. Refreshments and door prizes will be given. Friday April 15th, Keene State College229 Main Street Putnam Science Center, room 264 Keene, New Hampshire 03435 42 degrees, 55’ 38.46”N 72 degrees 16’ 46.84”W Or… Friday May 13th, Mast Way School23 Mast Road Lee New Hampshire 03861 43 07’31.64 N” 71 00′ 28.54”W For more information, and to register, contact: Ina Ahern at IAhern@prhs.sau48.org 603 536-1444 Bob Woolner at rwoolner@hopkintonschools.org 603 746-4167 or 603 464-3826 Register...

Atlases.

Available for sale from New Hampshire Geographic. New Hampshire Atlas Rhode Island Atlas Vermont Atlas Massachusetts Atlas Connecticut Atlas   New Hampshire Atlas The New Hampshire atlas was published in March of 2004 by the Geography Department at Keene State College. This atlas is geared to enhance the teaching unit on New Hampshire in fourth grade, but might be used for other grades as well. It has 28 pages, including the front and back cover, and has 21 pages of color maps. There are several different types of maps including topics such as basic location, physical features, culture, and historical information. The atlas also includes a section of New Hampshire facts, a section of statistical information of the counties and towns, and a few color photographs of various locations around the state. The atlases of Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusettes and Connecticut follow a similar format as the New Hampshire Atlas. Atlas Ideas. To request a copy of the atlas, write to Dr. Albert Rydant, Dept. of Geography, Keene State College, 229 Main Street, Keene, NH 03431-2001 or contact Al Rydant at 603-358-2508 or arydant@keene.edu. The cost is $7.00 each – for an order of 50 or more atlases the cost is $6.00 each – which includes shipping and handling. Checks should be made out to Keene State College – with ‘Atlas’ in the memo line – and sent to Al Rydant, 229 Main St, Keene, New Hampshire 03453-2001 (see order form). Atlas Sample Pages (these are pdf files): Rhode Island Atlas Sample Page Rhode Island Atlas Sample Page 2 New Hampshire Atlas Sample Page Vermont Atlas Sample Page Vermont...