Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in the Classroom

Geo What?! Think Google Maps, Apple Maps and Waze, these are all examples of popular Geographical Information Systems (GIS). GIS can be fantastic for displaying even fairly benign information, because everything happens somewhere! But in this blog we’ll go beyond the likes of Apple Maps, to display our own information that we can then share with others, such as showing a route travelled, plotting historic battles, analysing climate change and viewing terrain.