Eyes in the Sky: Applied Information Technology Project

Eyes in the Sky: Applied Information Technology Project

SUMMARY

In Phoenix, Arizona, 48 Science and Math teachers are learning to use geospatial IT, computer mapping programs, aerial and satellite images, and image analysis software with their students in community-based research projects.


DESCRIPTION

Eyes in the Sky is a comprehensive professional development program that prepares 48 STEM teachers to use geospatial IT, computer mapping programs, aerial and satellite images, and image analysis software with their students in community-based research projects. Teachers engage in a distance-learning course, two weeks of face-to-face workshops, a classroom implementation phase, and a research showcase event. One hundred twenty students participate in a one-week Summer Institute as part of the project, learning about and using geospatial IT in activities related to careers that use these technologies.

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Award Number: 

0322566

PROJECT DURATION:

2003 - 2008

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TERC Cambridge, MA

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Project Status: 

Expired