Mapping Your Community

These ArcGIS® 10 tutorials help students gain mapping skills and build toward independent investigations.

The tutorials are designed to give general directions usable with any data files; however, if you wish you may download a zip file containing the data files used in the examples (8.16MB).

The tutorials are available for download as one zip file:

Mapping Your Community with ArcGIS® 10 (all 13 lessons in a zip file) (14.9MB)

students using gps units

Students use GPS units
Photo by LREC Staff

Or as individual lessons:

Preface (75KB)

Section 1: Introduction to ArcGIS® 10

Section 2: Downloading and Processing Data

Section 3: Advanced Data Management

Section 4: Plotting Locations

These tutorials are a work in progress. The downloads available on this page will be updated as corrections and edits are made. These lessons may be reproduced for non-profit educational purposes.

You may also download a file containing these lessons designed to work with ArcGIS® 9.2:

Mapping Your Community with ArcGIS® 9.2 (all 13 lessons) (5.37MB)

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grants No. 0639638 and 0833663. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.