Lesson 21 of 22
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✴️Build your Story Map

May 28, 2024

Let’s get started!

Follow these instructions to create your own story map:

  1. Create an online Esri account. Go to this link> https://www.esri.com/en-us/my-esri-login> Click “Sing in” > Click “Create an ArcGIS public account” where it says “no account?”  at the bottom. The link should take you to this page:
  2. Use your Information to create a new account. Use an email that you can check because you will have to verify it. Remember to write down your password (like in your journal or phone) so that you don’t forget it.
  3. Click on “Product” >Click on “All Products” >Scroll down to “Apps” and click on “ArcGIS Story Maps”
  4. Click “Sign in” If it makes you sing in again, enter your information, but it will likely just take you there if you’re already signed in.
  5. Click on “New Story” in the top right corner >Click on “start from scratch”
  6. Start creating your story! remember to hit “Publish” up at the top whenever you finish entering information. This is the only way your work will get saved, otherwise you will lose it.

Click this link for guided ways to use the tools in ArcGIS Story Maps: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/cea22a609a1d4cccb8d54c650b595bc4 

Remember the elements:

-Introduce yourself

-If its a “how to” explain why its beneficial and describe the steps

-If its a problem you worked on explain when and where it took place, who and why you did it.

-Thank all of your partners and funders (YCC, USFS, State Parks, Land Owners, Whoever loaned us a spot to meet, ect.)