Giant Traveling Map of Pacific Comes to Hawaii

November 12th, 2013 · No Comments · Education, Women in Technology

Originally posted on Women in Technology website.

HI-HouseWMHawaii Students will dive into the wonders of the Pacific Ocean with one of the world’s largest maps of the world’s largest ocean. The map, measuring 26 feet by 35 feet, will give these student explorers a fun, interactive experience through rich content and exciting activities that enliven the study of geography.

Through a partnership between MEDB’s Women in Technology (WIT), Hawaii Geographic Alliance (HGA), and the Hawaii Geographic Information Coordinating Council (HIGICC) the map will be on loan to Hawaii schools from October 15 – December 20, 2013 through National Geographic’s Giant Traveling Maps program, managed by National Geographic Live, the public programming division of the National Geographic Society. The Pacific Ocean maps and curriculum were developed and funded by two $1 million Oracle Commitment Grants, awarded to National Geographic.

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