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SpatiaLABS are hands-on GIS activities for promoting spatial reasoning and analysis skills. They are available with a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share-Alike license. Over 40 labs currently are available on topics in both the social sciences and physical/environmental sciences.  All labs are peer-reviewed and can be customized to your specific needs. 

SpatiaLABS are designed for use in higher education, but are available to anyone with an interest in spatial analysis and GIS.  Most activities use ArcGIS for Desktop; some also use the Esri Business Analyst extension.  Please send questions to

Esri SpatiaLABS are now available as open educational resources on April 23, 2014.