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Get excited for GIS Day 2018 at UCF, co-organized by Citizen Science GIS and GeoBus, to be held on Thursday, November 29th from 10am to 1pm at the University of Central Florida! Please pre-register your class or group as soon as possible.

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Pre-register your class, organization, family or just yourself for our 2018 Maps, Apps, and Drones On-Campus Event, hosted by UCF’s Citizen Science GIS, GeoBus, Department of Sociology, and iSTEM on the UCF main campus. Come learn about maps, apps and drones with our Citizen Science GIS team and use these cool science and technology tools on site with Dr. Timothy L. Hawthorne from UCF Sociology, and the Citizen Science GIS team! And get a sneak peak of our new 42 foot long city bus, the nation’s first GeoBus, that will begin in early 2019! During the November 29th event, students will engage in an interactive assembly and participate in hands-on learning activities that may include: using mapping apps, creating crowd-sourced data, flying mini-drones, and more!

Target Audience: 3rd grade and up

This event will fill quickly. It is free and open to all educators and their students (including home schoolers), but pre-registration is required. We are limited to no more than 350 attendees in the student union for this free STEM education event.

If you have questions about the event, please contact If you would like to learn more about our research and educational programs, please visit our website at Citizen Science GIS is an international award-winning organization at the University of Central Florida committed to changing the ways communities and scientists work together in research and education.

Deadline to pre-register is November 2nd, 2018.  And even more exciting, our GeoBus is getting closer to completion! The seats are out and we are now designing the interior! It’s coming, and it’s going to be big for geospatial technology education across Florida. Please encourage your teacher and education friends to like our Facebook and Twitter pages to keep up to date on GeoBus! They can do so at or Twitter at