Make a Difference – Make Maps

This year’s theme is “The Geography of Civil Rights Movements.” We have a few resources that suit this study along with other great geography resources from NatGeo. 


Each day we are highlighting a map resource that is making a difference in the world. 

Previous GIS Day Resources from GISetc

GIS Day 2016: Fight Evil…Make Maps

We believe that Earth is a beautiful planet.  As we celebrate GIS Day around the world, many students and professionals alike will be sharing amazing data visualizations, helpful solutions to important issues, and telling stories with geography.  Many of you are...


GIS Day was created as an initiative for people around the world to learn more about GIS. The Wednesday of every Geography Awareness Week is GIS Day and is dedicated to demonstrating how GIS impacts our lives. To learn more about the history of GIS Day, you can visit...

Happy GIS Day from GISetc

To celebrate GIS Day, we want to highlight three things that make us happy: 1. We have launched a new section on our website - MAP PORTALS! Through these portals discover rich free resources of map data in earth sciences, agriculture, English and language arts as well...

Feliz GIS Day!

Sounds festive, don't you think? GIS Day is held each year in the third week of November, on the Wednesday during Geography Awareness Week, a geographic literacy initiative sponsored by the National Geographic Society. Watch the GIS Day video from ESRI!