Jenifer Junior High School
Lewiston ID, 2004
Sponsored by the United States Army, eCYBERMISSION is a web-based science, mathematics and technology competition for 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grade teams. Teams design and propose solutions to authentic problems in their community and compete for regional and national awards.
eCYBERMISSION challenges students to explore how science, mathematics and technology combine to affect their daily world.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications to Local Animal Control Programs
Concerned with the high numbers of stray or loose animals in area neighborhoods, the Jenifer team proposed to use GIS and GPS technologies to map the possible concentrations found in a field test area of Lewiston.
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE
Garmin 12 global positioning system (GPS) units  [accuracy study of the GPS units and the standard positioning service ]
ArcView 3.2 (ESRI)
Waypoint 1.7.14 [to download GPS points]
Nez Perce County (ID) shapefiles
DETAILED PROJECT REPORT
MAPPING DATA SETS AND IMAGES
data sets of the field test
ArcView images of the field test
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AWARD & ARTICLES
First Place, “Best Use of Science, Mathematics and Technology.” 7th Grade, Northwest Region.
NOTE: Jenifer was one of only two (2) schools west of Kansas to win an award in the Northwest Region. The other team was from Vancouver WA.
Lewiston Morning Tribune, Thursday, 22 April 2004.