Initial Publication Date: September 29, 2021

Webinar: Teaching Earth Science with Interactive Maps

Thursday, October 21, 2021

1:00 pm PT | 2:00 pm MT | 3:00 pm CT | 4:00 pm ET

Click to view or download the webinar recording (MP4 Video 394.5MB Oct22 21).

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Dr. Tom Baker, Education Manager
Dr. Joseph Kerski, Education Manager
Charlie Fitzpatrick, K12 Education Manager

Webinar Description:

Explore the spheres of the world from global to local scale through interactive maps. GIS powers professional earth scientists, and can power your students' learning, on any connected device, anytime, anywhere.

During the webinar you will:

  • Examine compelling interactive map data on natural hazards, river systems, landforms, and other topics.
  • Learn ways to gather, map, analyze, and present field data.
  • Discover how to use these tools and data sets in your own classrooms.
  • See how to acquire no-cost software license for the entire school or district.



Duration: 1 hour
Format: Presentations will take place through a Zoom Meeting screen-sharing session. The webinar will be recorded.
Accessing the Webinar: Instructions for joining the webinar will be email to participants the day before the event. Learn more about accessing the webinar.
Questions? Please contact Bradlee Cotton ( if you have any questions about this event.

Webinar Organizers:

Aida Awad (NAGT)
Edward Robeck (American Geosciences Institute)
Missy Holzer (NESTA)
Bradlee Cotton (National Association of Geoscience Teachers)

With the NGSS Earth and Space Science Working Group