Geography /
Social Science
GIS
 

"After other unsuccessful attempts in the past with other GIS programs, I found 'GeoToolKit' an exciting new GIS package that allowed the students and I to quickly master, and get thrilled by, the power and usefulness of GIS in the Geography classroom"Marcel Hulshoff Penrhos College

Mapping

  • Create point, line and polygon layers
  • Save the files in different formats
  • Print the map as hard copy
  • Attach attributes to layers created
  • Draw thematic maps
  • Edit attributes of existing layers/datasets
  • Read and view a large variety of dataset formats

GIS Functionality

  • View a large variety of dataset formats
  • Create projects
  • Search datasets for features
  • Draw thematic maps
  • Print maps drawn
  • Export view to image

3D Viewing

  • View images in 3D Optional with Screenscope - affordable, easy to install and use
  • Vertical 3D viewing using left and right image
  • Easy to install and use
  • Compare images/maps - change over time

 

 

Murray Darling Basin Module - Level: 12 years +

The Murray Darling Basin is a very important region of Australia. This module contains:

  • Five prepared projects including: MDB Getting started, MDB Region, MDB Features, MDB Water Resources and MDB Land Use
  • Each project has specially prepared layers for the students to use. These layers can be used by them as they are or they can be modified to suit their own purpose
  • Detailed activities for students for each project, to help guide them in gaining a sound understanding of the MDB
  • The layers contain a variety of data for the student to work on to help them achieve a more detailed analysis of the MDB
  • Suggested answers to the student activities


Note: You will need to purchase Geotoolkit separately to run the program

Plate Tectonics Module - Level: 12 years +

Need to engage the students to come to grips with Plate Tectonics? This module will help you achieve that. It contains:

  • A variety of layers in the project including: Volcanoes, Earthquakes for three separate years, Faults, Plates, Tectonic features, Countries and Cities, as well as an image of the world
  • Students can clearly see the relationship between these layers and how they interact
  • A detailed student activity is displayed on the right of the screen for the student to use
  • There are student worksheets, suggested answers for the worksheets as well as a test, with answers provided
  • It is simple to set up and implement for individual computer or network use


Note: You will need to purchase Geotoolkit separately to run the program

   

Easy Intro to GIS Module - Level: 12 years +

An easy step-by-step introduction to the main concepts of GIS.
The resource package contains:

  • 11 activities, each with a prepared project ready for the students to use
  • Each activity builds on the previous one, so the students gain confidence in the use of GIS
  • There are five open ended projects at the end for the students to practice their newly acquired skills in GIS
  • The dataset is based on a compact island, so that the students get an overall view of what they are working on. One activity deals with the overall geography of Bali using GIS
  • It is simple to set up and implement for individual computer or network use


Note: You will need to purchase Geotoolkit separately to run the program

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