Research and teaching

The map viewer map.geo.admin.ch is suitable for use in teaching and research. On the tool, students learn how to use Swiss map material and the associated geoinformation. Such location- and space-related data are of great relevance in many areas of life. This enables a meaningful use of the map viewer in diverse areas of research and teaching.

Themes

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Introduction

Here you will find examples and introductory materials for teaching in a course group or for individual learning with the map application map.geo.admin.ch.

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Introduction to geo.admin.ch

In an introduction about geo.admin you will learn more about the federal geodata. It also describes how you can use the map application map.geo.admin in research and teaching.

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Teaching material - Primary level: Discover your environment

Based on the map viewer from geo.admin.ch, three teaching units for the primary level were compiled in 2014. These can be modified by teachers according to their needs in everyday school life.