Exploration: A Trekker’s Delight

This blog is written by guest blogger Dr. Prasanna Sriya, a Dentist by profession. She has a lot of passion for wildlife, loves to explore the wilderness, and is passionate about Landscape Photography. Dr. Sriya travels a lot and has been on many birding trips, nature camps and treks.  Exploration and Geography go hand in hand. Geography should be seen and experienced where children/ adult are … Continue reading Exploration: A Trekker’s Delight

My Trip to Mumbai

Alankrita is a guest blogger for the Geography Awareness Week Blog-A-Thon. Alankrita, daughter of Saraswathi Krishnan, is in class four of The Hyderabad Public School in Hyderabad, state Andhra Pradesh in India. She is eight years old and is a bundle of energy. Her hobby is dancing. She has been learning the classical form of dance called Bharatanatyam for the past 2 years. She is … Continue reading My Trip to Mumbai

A Venture to Realms Unexplored

This post is written by Aakriti, a guest blogger for the Geography Awareness Week Blog-A-Thon. Aakriti is in class nine of The Hyderabad Public School in Hyderabad, state Andhra Pradesh in India. She is thirteen years old and finds joy in dancing, listening to music, swimming, reading, writing and speaking. She is learning the classical form of dance called Bharatanatyam as well as the Kerala martial art … Continue reading A Venture to Realms Unexplored

Geography Daily

This post is in response to Reginald Golledge’s article “Geography in Everyday Life”.  It is written by National Geographic Education Intern, Ellen Esling, as part of the Geography Awareness Week Blog-A-Thon. If your experience was anything like mine, your exposure to geography in school involved a whole lot of coloring in maps and memorizing state capitols. Perhaps you’ve come to the conclusion that you aren’t very … Continue reading Geography Daily

Southern Illinois: Homage to Home

This blog is written by National Geographic Education Intern, Ellen Esling, as a part of the Geography Awareness Week Blog-A-Thon.  When I think of Geography, the first image that comes to my mind is often a gigantic spinning globe. I have always been interested in studying exotic places, other cultures and other worlds. It is rare that I ever consider my own backyard to be an … Continue reading Southern Illinois: Homage to Home