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My World GIS: A Geographic Information System for Learners
Entry ID: MyWorld_GIS

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Summary
Abstract: My World is being developed at Northwestern University as part of a research
program in the adaptation of expert data visualization and analysis tools to
support inquiry-based learning. It is a Geographic Information System (GIS)
designed specifically for use in middle school through college classrooms.

My World provides a carefully selected subset of the features of a professional
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Service Citation
Originators: Northwestern University
Title: My World GIS: A Geographic Information System for Learners
Provider: Northwestern University
URL: http://www.myworldgis.org/
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >INTERACTIVE PROGRAMS >STAND ALONE Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >DESKTOP GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL AQUATIC SCIENCES Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS Parameter Definition
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Access Constraints My World is currently in beta testing and runs under Java versions 1.2 and
later. It has been successfully tested under Windows 95/98/NT/2000, Macintosh
OS X, and Solaris. (There is no version of Java 1.2 for versions of the MacOS
prior to OS X. However, My World does run under Virtual PC in MacOS 9).

Because of the memory requirements of Java, 128MB of RAM is recommended.
Ancillary Keywords
GIS
Geographic Information Systems
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Service Provider
NWU/SESP > School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.sesp.northwestern.edu/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: DANIEL C. EDELSON
Phone: (847)467-1337
Fax: (867)467-8999
Email: d-edelson at northwestern.edu
Contact Address:
Annenberg Hall
Room 332
2115 North Campus Drive
City: Evanston
Province or State: IL
Postal Code: 60208
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees for trial version
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Brown, M. & Edelson, DC (1999).A Lab by Any Other Name: Integrating Traditional
Labs and Computer-Supported Collaborative Investigations in Science Classrooms.
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2005-02-01
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-08-16
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