K-12 GEOINT Resources

USGIF has created a number of resources for geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) to be integrated into K-12 classrooms. These resources are designed to be user friendly for teachers to easily integrate in their classrooms, as well as for volunteers to take to a school.

Lesson Plans

USGIF has prepared six lesson plans that teaches students more about certain GEOINT topics as well as has a fun activity. We’ve created six lessons for topics on maps, satellites, satellite imagery, drones, GIS, and technology.

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GEOConnect Series K-12 Virtual Lessons

With children learning from home, USGIF is continuing its commitment to K-12 education by creating virtual resources for students to learn about geospatial intelligence and other geographic concepts.

GEOConnect Series K-12 Virtual Lessons

Free Online Resources

Geo Websites
A variety of awesome online tools and games that allow students to explore the world and better understand how the earth changes over time.

GIS Day Activities
Here are some fun activities to help celebrate GIS Day or for any day of the year. Help others learn about geography and the real-world applications of GIS that are making a difference in our society.

Earth Science Week Resources
Since October 1998, the American Geosciences Institute has organized Earth Science Week to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth.


For more information about any of the following activities and lessons, please contact USGIF Education & Professional Development Coordinator, Christine MacKrell, at christine.mackrell@usgif.org.