High School/Middle School
What: An online GIS map making contest
Dates: February 13, 2017 to May 15, 2017
Who is eligible: Rhode Island public, private, or home-schooled students are eligible to enter the contest. Maps can be submitted individually or as a team of two students. Limit of one entry per student or team.
Challenge: Your challenge is to create an original Rhode Island based map on a topic of interest or concern to you. The area mapped can range from the entire state to a smaller area, like a county or city.
ArcGIS Online Requirement: You must use ArcGIS Online to create your original map. Your final map must be submitted in one of the following formats:
- ArcGIS Online Presentation
- ArcGIS Online Web App
- ArcGIS Online Story Map
ArcGIS Online is available to any K-12 school in the United States free of charge from Esri; see https://esri.app.box.com/connectedpdf for access to software and guidance. Your school will need to sign up for a free ArcGIS Online organization account so you can create and submit your final map.
More Info: http://esriurl.com/agoschoolcomp2017
Prizes: The five maps judged the best in each division will be awarded a $100 prize. Each student winner and their teachers will also receive GIS Map Competition t-shirts.
- Middle School Division - grades 6 - 8
- Senior High Division - grades 9 - 12
- Note: Teams spanning grade levels will be entered in the division of the student at the upper grade.
- Award-winning maps will remain visible to the public for one year.