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KinderUni 2019 with GIScience

At Saturday the 23rd of March 2019, it was time again for very young researchers being introduced to GIScience. Melanie Eckle, Martin Hilljegerdes, Sven Lautenbach, Katharina Przybill, Leonie Schuchardt and Vivien Zahs introduced 16 highly motivated kids into GIScience as part of the KinderUni 2019. After an overview and an introduction into desktop mapping and [...]

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GIScience at Kinderuni

A GIScience Heidelberg team (Melanie Eckle, Katharina Przybill, Vivien Zahs, Martin Hilljegerdes and Sven Lautenbach) takes part in the Kinderuni 2019 coming Saturday. Our aim is to introduce giscience methods in a playful and hands-on way to the participating kids. We will introduce remote mapping, 3d pointclouds and much more in a scavenger hunt - [...]

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For the fourth time, GIScience/HeiGIT supported the Kinderuni of Heidelberg University. Last Saturday, 03.03.2018, interested children between 9-12 were invited to join members of the group and learn about the various kinds of work of geographers, and current projects at GIScience.
After providing an overview of geography and different kinds of geodata, the young participants could [...]

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On Saturday, 18.03.2017, the Neuenheimer Feld of the University Heidelberg was the area of interest for children participating in the GIScience KinderUni workshop at the Institute of Geography “MapSwipe und uMap – Mach‘ mit beim Mappen an PC, Tablet und Smartphone”. After an introduction about Geography and Geodata in general, they could do some mapping [...]

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On Saturday, 07.02.2015, the Neuenheimer Feld of the University Heidelberg was the area of interest for new “mappers” of the KinderUni workshop at the Institute of Geography. After an introduction about OpenStreetMap, the children between the age of 9-12 years were able to go out and do some mapping themselves. Equipped with GPS devices and [...]

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On Saturday March 13th we gave an introduction to OpenStreetMap to 18 pupils participating in the KinderUni (Young University) Heidelberg. The computer pool of the Department of Geography was crowded with kids between 8 and 14 years of age. As a motivation the intro started with a typcial - and very actual - crowdsourcing task [...]

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