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Paper Based GIS

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Students will be introduced to the principles of geographic data and experience the difficulties associated with planning a new building development. These exercises are perfect for schools with limited computer access and can be tailored to fit your syllabus. Popular topics include; choosing a site for a housing development or choosing a suitable site for a Metro extension. The exercise is followed by a short demonstration highlighting the huge advantages of using GIS technology to make such decisions. 

Up to 50 pupils

Length of workshop: approximately 1 hour

Enquire about this workshop : 

Please contact Tom Bramald on or 0191 208 6350.

Relevant subjects Type of activity Suitable audiences
  • Computing and ICT
  • Geography - GIS
  • Geography
  • Events in School
  • Events on Campus
  • Y 9
  • Y 10
  • Y 11
  • Y 12
  • Y 13
  • KS 4
  • KS 5