After this session, students will be able to access data from SimplyMap, ReferenceUSA, Census TIGER, and the American FactFinder in order to be able to acquire data from these sources for their research projects. Students will also be aware of the potential for integrating GIS tools into their research.
Three Sections of this Class:
What exactly is a GIS?
Get comfortable with GIS
Analyze the demographic communities around youth centers in Tarrant County, TX.
We will complete the exercise using the raw data in the 'SW' directory first and then afterwards go through the sources used to extract this data.
See left-hand side.