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After School: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

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Monday, April 30, 2018, 4 pm– 5:30 pm

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After School Science and Engineering Classes 2018

Grades 6-8

March 19 – May 4, 2018

(No class K-12 Spring Break week March 26-30)

6 sessions  ~ 4:00-5:30 pm

Hands-on explorations taught by Michigan Tech science and engineering students and staff at Michigan Tech's Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC).

Grades 6-8   Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)  MONDAYS   Meet in B003 GLRC

Students collect data using technology, then use computers to solve real world problems and make maps to visually represent their data. Find our how GIS is used and create a webmap for a webpage! This fast growing technology is used in many career fields. Returning students will be challenged with new problems to solve and new applications of their skills.

Cost: Grades 1-5 classes $75/student; Grades 6-8 classes $90/student (GIS & Minerals)

Register by Friday, March 16th. 

Pay by credit card by clicking this link:  Payments

(Your space is not reserved until payment has been received. Minimum of 10 students per class.)

Register online:    2018 Spring Registration  

Questions?  Call 487-3341 or email:

Houghton Elementary School bus will drop off students at the GLRC or the Seaman Mineral Museum by 3:45 pm. Transportation from Houghton Elementary will be provided by Lamers at no additional cost!

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