Author:
Bryan Fuller
Subject:
Geography, Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Data Set
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Tags:
GIS, Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Population Density, Urban Studies
License:
Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Downloadable docs

Exploring Population Density with GIS

Exploring Population Density with GIS

Overview

This activity will take students through the steps of visualizing population and cacluating population density using GIS with the ArcMap software application.

Exploring Population Density in Baltimore City with GIS Instructor's Guide

This activity will lead students through the steps of visualizing population and caluclating popualtion density using GIS with the ArcMap software application. 

This documents contains the instructors guide to  the  "Exploring Population Density in Baltimore City with GIS" activity. 

Contents:

  • Information about the scope and content of the activity
  • Activity Questions

Exploring Population Density in Baltimore City with GIS Activity

This Section contains the Exploring Population Density in Baltimore City with GIS Activity for ArcMap instructions for students and the Maryland geodatabase.

Students will earn how to : 

  • Visualize population data aggregated at the block-group level
  • Calculate population density
  • Interprete the results of the output