ASES GIS Mapping Enrichment Activities
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The majority of these activities are aligned to the California Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) curriculum.

"EEI helps student understand their relationship to the environment while preparing them to be critical thinker and 21st century problem solvers". -California Department of Resource Recycling and Recovery. (CalRecycle)


Groups 1,2,4

Groups 5,6,7

Group 7




Rancho Buena Vista Adobe

Our field trip is set for May 19!

Rancho Buena Vista High School Web Publishing and Media Design Students and Bobier Broncos ASES student will be visiting two of Adobes in Vista. Together, we will be taking a tour, dipping candles, tooling and branding leather! We are also going to visit Rancho Guajome on the same day to take a tour and have lunch on the Ranch!

Groups 5,6,7

California's Lands: Then and Now
EEI 2.2.4
Land use patterns in California and how these patterns have changed.

The Geography of Where we live
EEI 3.1.1    3.1.2
Let's learn about California geography!
Deserts, mountains, valleys, hills, coastal areas, oceans, lakes

The first people of California
EEI   3.2.2
- Exploring current Tribal Regions

Exploring Wagon Trails
EEI 5.8.4

Our Wonderful World

Grey Whale Migrations

Drawing a Shark on a grid
Where do sharks live?
Let's map the ocean homes of your favorite sharks!

Pacific Rim of Fire
- Activity Page on Tlachac dot Com
National Geographic Ring of Fire Interactive Map

Famous Volcanoes
Poster Activity
Lets make a StoryMap

Groups 1,2, 4

Mapping the Classroom
  Harold and the Purple Crayon
  Drawing my House - Art Walk Art Show
  Mapping our classroom
  Geography, Mapping terms: Symbols, Birds Eye View

Mapping Our School
   Using Map Notes in Arc GIS Brown Bears are Grizzly Bears
   Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? Book
   Arbitrary color-    Art Walk Art Show
   North America - Canada, United States, Mexico, Central America
   Geography & Mapping terms: Legend

Poetry in Motion
  Poem: Magic Carpet Ride by Silverman
  Google Maps: Find Vista, Maine, Spain and Africa using ArcGIS
  Passport Stamps
  Geography & Mapping terms: city, state, country, continent