Free Public Lecture
September 5, 2014
Local High School Students Geo-
Mariana Ramirez, Social Science Teacher, and Students from
Math, Science and Technology Magnet Academy, Roosevelt High School
Meet the newest class of 21st Century LA Geographers, the students of the Math, Science, & Technology Magnet Academy at Roosevelt High School. In addition to their required coursework these students participate in a collaborative research project, where they observe problems in their community and find solutions utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Their projects map data on the differences that exist between their inner-
The Magnet Academy and the students’ GIS Projects receive funding, GIS software and personnel support from the i.am.angel Foundation and ESRI. Their research findings have been presented at the ESRI International Users Conference, and the Los Angeles GeoSpatial Summit. This past May one of their students was invited to represent Roosevelt High School and GIS Education at the annual White House Science fair in Washington, DC. On Friday they will be sharing their recent research findings and experiences with us.
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