Learn the Ins and Outs of Citizen Science in This Brand-New Course

Dr. Brittney Beck and National Geographic Explorer Anne Haywood wrote this post. How can we inspire learners of all ages to engage with the world and contribute to cutting-edge scientific research? What if we said you could join teams of scientists and National Geographic Explorers without leaving your school community? Well, you can! Explore global citizen science and its potential for teaching and learning through … Continue reading Learn the Ins and Outs of Citizen Science in This Brand-New Course

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Photography. Video. Graphics. We Have a (Free) Course for That

For 135 years, the National Geographic Society has funded the world’s best and brightest storytellers. This month, as we recognize outstanding storytelling from our past, present and future, we invite educators and learners to join the celebration by enrolling in our Storytelling for Impact courses. Developed in partnership with Adobe, this series of free, self-paced, on-demand courses is designed to teach and inspire. Whether you … Continue reading Photography. Video. Graphics. We Have a (Free) Course for That

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New Travel Opportunities to Inspire Your Students’ Inner Explorer

 People say that traveling changes you. I would say that traveling just makes you more of who you are meant to be. I am so grateful that [National Geographic Explorer] Ami Vitale and our trip leaders cultivated an environment where we could ask questions and grow as both photographers and people. Sarah H., 2017 Prague Photography Workshop This summer, high school students from around the … Continue reading New Travel Opportunities to Inspire Your Students’ Inner Explorer

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Expand Your Global Awareness as a Grosvenor Teacher Fellow

After a two-year hiatus, the Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship will return to host educators aboard Lindblad Expeditions’ voyages for a life-changing, field-based experience. Geography is an approach to understanding and engaging with the world around us. The geographic perspective is at the core of our work at the National Geographic Society. It’s a way of looking at the world, a way of understanding why things are … Continue reading Expand Your Global Awareness as a Grosvenor Teacher Fellow

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Tut at 100: Get to Know the “Boy King” and His Tomb

One hundred years ago this month, the discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings opened a window on ancient Egypt and its fascinating “boy king.” To mark the centennial anniversary of this historic moment, National Geographic has prepared a variety of engaging opportunities to teach and learn about Tut and his world. Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience Rewind the clock … Continue reading Tut at 100: Get to Know the “Boy King” and His Tomb