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
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
Our sixth entry comes from Ellen Thompson, with Rhode Island Geography Education Alliance. This year the Rhode Island Geography Education Alliance (RIGEA) decided to hold a Global Connections Bookmark Contest to celebrate Geography Awareness Week. We asked the entrants to design a bookmark that shows their connection to a location in the world. We were excited to receive over 100 entries from Rhode Island elementary … Continue reading Blog-A-Thon Entry 6: Global Connections
Our fifth entry comes from Ted Reckas, with One World One Ocean. Join Ted and explore the wild connection between the mountains and the ocean through geographical features like watersheds and the continental divide. I stood dripping wet, surfboard under arm, barefoot on rocks. I have spent my life in the ocean, but I had never seen so much water coming at me so fast. … Continue reading Blog-A-Thon Entry 5: Wild Connections
Our fourth blog-a-thon entry comes from Eddie Flaherty, with the Maine Geographic Alliance. What exactly is a geography bowl? Find out below in this humorous first-time account! Having never previously been around a geography conference, I was awfully startled when asked if I could facilitate the geography bowl. “The geography what?”, I said in confusion. Little did I know that included in the New … Continue reading Blog-A-Thon Entry 4: The Geography Bowl?!