Geography Kids Camp
University of Redlands to Hold its 7th Geography Kids Camp
Elementary school children will explore spatial learning
REDLANDS, CA (July 12, 2012) – About 20 fifth- and sixth-grade students from Lugonia Elementary School will learn about geography in a hands-on kids camp at the University of Redlands this weekend. The University of Redlands makes extensive use of Geographic Information Sciences expertise and technology in its curriculum, research and operations, and hosts the educational camp on campus each summer. The students will explore their neighborhoods, country and world using traditional maps and online computer applications. A key application that will be used in this year's event is esri's ArcGIS Explorer Online.
To finish the day, the students will create a movie that showcases their research of an assigned foreign country.
WHAT: University of Redlands 7th Geography Kids Camp
WHO: Fifth and sixth graders learning about geography and GIS
WHEN: Saturday, July 14, 2012 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: University of Redlands Library
Fletcher Jones Foundation Computer Center #104 (Ground floor)
1200 E. Colton Avenue, Redlands, CA 92373