Teens Win $15,000 National Geographic Explorer Award at 2019 Google Science Fair

Aman K A and A U Nachiketh from Karnataka state in India, were named winners of the National Geographic Explorer Award at the 2019 Google Science Fair competition in Mountain View, California, on Monday.  Google Science Fair is a global competition that inspires teens to solve real-world problems through the application of science, technology, engineering and math. This year’s 23 finalists worked on projects that … Continue reading Teens Win $15,000 National Geographic Explorer Award at 2019 Google Science Fair

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Association of School Librarians recognizes NatGeoEd.org as a Best Website for Teaching & Learning

National Geographic’s NatGeoEd.org, a resource for K-12 educators, has been recognized as one of the 2019 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).  Established in 1951 as a division of the American Library Association (ALA), AASL is the only professional organization in the country for the school library community. The organization carries a mission of empowering leaders to … Continue reading Association of School Librarians recognizes NatGeoEd.org as a Best Website for Teaching & Learning

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Meet the Team: Kids Against Pollution

During the 2018-19 school year, teams of middle schoolers tackled the problem of plastic pollution in our waterways with the National Geographic GeoChallenge. First-place teams from sixteen regional competitions traveled to the 2019 Geo Championships in Washington, D.C. in May 2019. This blog series introduces you to each of those teams in their own words.* Registration for next year’s #NatGeoChallenge opens in August at NatGeoEd.org/GeoChallenge. … Continue reading Meet the Team: Kids Against Pollution

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News from Nat Geo: Everest Expedition Breaks Record

Did you catch the announcement on Thursday? From April to June 2019, an international team of scientists, climbers and storytellers, led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University and supported in partnership with Rolex, conducted a scientific expedition to Mount Everest, believed to be the most comprehensive single scientific expedition to the mountain in history. The multidisciplinary team installed the two highest weather stations … Continue reading News from Nat Geo: Everest Expedition Breaks Record

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Meet the Team: The Plastic Tacklers

During the 2018-19 school year, teams of middle schoolers tackled the problem of plastic pollution in our waterways with the National Geographic GeoChallenge. First-place teams from sixteen regional competitions traveled to the 2019 Geo Championships in Washington, D.C. in May 2019. This blog series introduces you to each of those teams in their own words.* Registration for next year’s #NatGeoChallenge opens in August at NatGeoEd.org/GeoChallenge. … Continue reading Meet the Team: The Plastic Tacklers