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

Exploring Traffic Accidents in Maryland with GIS

Exploring Traffic Accidents in Maryland with GIS

Overview

This activity will take students through the steps of visualizing traffic accidents in Maryland using GIS with the ArcMap software application.

Exploring Traffic Accidents in Maryland with GIS Instructors Guide

This activity will lead students through the steps of visualizing traffic acceints in Maryland, specific attributes  and popualtion weighting using GIS with the ArcMap software application. 

This documents contains the instructors guide to  the  "Exploring Traffic Accidents in Maryland with GIS" activity. 

Contents:

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

Exploring Traffic Accidents in Maryland with GIS Acivity

This Section contains the Exploring Traffic Accidents in Maryland with GIS Acivity for ArcMap instructions for students and the geodatabase.

Students will earn how to : 

  • Visualize Traffic Accidents and specific attributes like lighting conditions and road conditions
  • Aggregate traffic accdients point into a county shapefile
  • Weigh traffic accidents by population