If you are planning to travel to a certain destination for the first time, you may need a map. Who determines the path you take to get there? Well, the answer may exist in the results of a Geographical Information System (GIS).
The following resources may be of value when studying Geography or GIS. Although, geographical information systems are only one of the May subjects listed in the standard course of study for Geography. (http://www.ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/socialstudies/scos/2003-04/090geography, you may find the following links useful:
What is a GIS?
Who uses a GIS?
Mapping tools you can use: