Thursday, April 30, 2009

GIS Software for Hawaii K-12!!

Hot off the press!!

Hawaii K12 schools, public and private, now have access to the real, current, most powerful version of GIS software available by ESRI: ArcGIS 9.3!

Please read the press release at this LINK for more information about this great news.

MEDB Women in Technology (WIT) purchased the software in partnership with the DOE and is the point of distribution. In addition, WIT will continue to provide statewide professional development activities to support teachers in implementing GIS use in the classroom. Stay tuned for more information on distribution.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Molokai Earth Day GPS Treasure Hunts

Over 120 students from 4th - 6th grade from various schools on Molokai participated in the Earth Day festivities last Friday April 17th.

Women in Technology and Molokai Nature Conservancy partnered to facilitate GPS treasure hunts for all of the students!

The Earth Day events, both morning and evening, were planned and put on by Molokai Nature Conservancy. An excellent series of events!

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Hawaii Summer GeoScience Program for Undergrads!

Do you know any freshman or sophomores in college not yet majoring in the GeoSciences but possibly interested?

Ka Imi Ike has a fabulous program happening in July for them!!

Visit their website for more information:

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Summer Workshop Series - Intro to GIS

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

A Two-Day workshop for Teachers and Students of Grades 6-12.

Please see the attached flyer for more information.