eCybermission

Jenifer Junior High School
Lewiston ID, 2004
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PROGRAM ABSTRACT

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.


PROJECT TITLE

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications to Local Animal Control Programs


PROJECT ABSTRACT

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.


TEAM MEMBERS

Brittany Gainer, Leslie Jenson, Ryan Strong, Ryan Young
Steven Branting, faculty advisorteam


HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

Garmin 12 global positioning system (GPS) units [4] [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

Click here to read the complete project proposal and report.


MAPPING DATA SETS AND IMAGES

data sets of the field test
(.pdf format)

Set 1A      Set 2A      Set 3A      Set 4A
Set 1B      Set 2B      Set 3B      Set 4B

ArcView images of the field test
Click to enlarge the thumbnails.

dogs      cats      combined


AWARD & ARTICLES

First Place, “Best Use of Science, Mathematics and Technology.” 7th Grade, Northwest Region.

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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.

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