Calling all scientists, mathematicians, and filmmakers, ages 13-18, from around the world. The 2016 Breakthrough Junior Challenge is underway. This competition, in partnership with the Khan Academy, invites students to submit a video (max 5 minutes) that explains a challenging and important concept or theory in mathematics, life sciences, or physics. The winner will get a $250,000 scholarship. The winning student’s teacher and school will also benefit: … Continue reading The 2016 Breakthrough Junior Challenge is Underway!
EDUCATION What makes a Global Teacher Prize finalist? Performing biology songs and dances? Taking field trips to cemeteries? Developing a street-cleaning robot? Setting up a food production business? (Global Teacher Prize) Get a head-start on next year’s $1 million Global Teacher Prize by joining the National Geographic Educator Community! Teachers and future finalists—scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including today’s MapMaker Interactive … Continue reading $1 Million Teaching Prize
Every day, National Geographic pushes boundaries to inspire, educate, illuminate, and make an impact. Now, it’s your turn. We’re searching for someone like you in the next generation of explorers who wants to touch lives and make a difference. It’s called Expedition Granted—a nationwide search to find the next generation of explorers—and to grant one person’s dream expedition for $50,000. Have an idea for a project … Continue reading Your Dream Expedition—Granted!
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
Winner: Courtney from Virginia, U.S.A.
A. Vatican City
3. Home of characters like Mickey Mouse, this new play place, “where dreams come true” is located in which heavily populated East Asia city?
Winner: Michael from Edinburgh, Scotland