Indiana Maps & Facts

Monday, April 28th, 2014
@ 9:30 AM & Noon

The Indiana Maps & Facts program shows students how geography impacts their daily lives. Students will engage in three fun and educational programs, including:

Traveling Map @ the Indiana State Library

Kathy Kozenski, Executive Director of the Geography Educators’ Network of Indiana and ISL staff will lead students in a fun GIS activity. Students will trace the path of tornados from recent storms and pinpoint touchdowns on the giant floor map.

Geography and the Indiana Courts

Come visit the Indiana Supreme Court’s courtroom with Elizabeth R. Osborn, Ph.D., Coordinator for Court History, and learn the role geography plays in the selection of appellate and trial court judges. Learn about the states geographic districts and discover the judicial district for your school.

Tour of Indiana State House

Jennifer Hodge, Coordinator of the Capitol Tour Office, offers students an overview of the State House with guided views of the House and Senate Chambers and the Supreme Court.

More Information & Registration

Registration is required by April 21. The preferred audience is 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students. The total program time is 1.5 hours and space for lunch can be provided. Contact Katie Springer, Indiana State Data Center Coordinator, at 317-232-3732 or to register or for more information.