Creating a Map Using ArcGIS Online
Grades: 3 - 12

Video Description: New July 2022! Learn from cartographer and GIS professional Melisa McLean as she demonstrates how to use online software to create and share your own interactive web map related to a topic of your choice. The software featured, ArcGIS Online, is available free for educational use from Esri.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Maps-13**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video as a tutorial to help students see what they could create using the free software available for schools.
  • Use the video as a professional development resource to see how you might use ArcGIS Online in your classroom.

To learn more about maps and how a cartographer creates maps, check out the full program this segment is edited from: Explore! Maps.

*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.