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The History and Application of GIS in Education

by Tom Baker, KanCRN Systems Specialist
This paper focuses on the history and application of Geographic Information Systems as a tool of data analysis in K-12 Education, specifically science education. The development of science education into its current state, the evolution of GIS, and finally the interaction of GIS and education are also discussed. Historical, practical, and theoretical applications of GIS in education will be addressed.

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