Google Science Fair Winners

SCIENCE The Taming of the Flu, banana-peel plastics, an app to improve emergency vehicles’ response time, and a world without batteries. Watch Google Science Fair winners explain their projects and encourage others to explore the possibilities of science. (Google Science Fair) Use our resources to see where science can take your career. And the winners are . . . . The Taming of the Flu … Continue reading Google Science Fair Winners

The Coolest People You’ll Ever Meet

Meet the 2013 class of National Geographic Emerging Explorers! Each year National Geographic selects a group of exceptional individuals, or “Emerging Explorers,” who are at the forefront of discovery, adventure and global problem-solving. What is an explorer? Well, for National Geographic, explorers are people working in the field on research, conservation, exploration or education projects. The Emerging Explorers are selected and recognized by National Geographic … Continue reading The Coolest People You’ll Ever Meet

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#tbt: Geography—What do you do with that?

Writer’s note: This week, I’m kickin’ it old school and honoring #tbt (throwback Thursday) by dusting off a Fall 2010 blog post I wrote while interning at National Geographic. This post reveals its age. It was written a few months after the BP oil spill when scars from Katrina were still relatively fresh and when the world was recently pronounced flat. Like most good things … Continue reading #tbt: Geography—What do you do with that?

Media Monday: Multimedia at National Geographic Education

With kids out of school and summer in full swing, how are you going to keep your students learning?  Besides sending them outdoors to discover their neighborhood with Mission:Explore activities, here are some captivating multimedia activities they can engage in while in downtime at their computers.


Online mapping platform that allows you to explore your world with map themes, data, and customization tools.
Photo courtesy of National Geographic Education.

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