Snake Conservation Goes Hollywood

There aren’t many animals that are more likely to inspire fear than rattlesnakes. They are actually amazing and socially complex creatures! Rattlesnakes care for their young, sometimes babysit the young of other adults, and protect each other. However, they are gathered up and killed at events called rattlesnake roundups. Rattlesnake roundups are contests calling for hunters to bring in as many snakes as they can … Continue reading Snake Conservation Goes Hollywood

MEDIA MONDAY: Which Big Cat is Fastest?

Ignite learning as each new school week begins, by using our multimedia and maps. Use our weekly ideas to wake up your students’ curiosity and spark new energy into learning about their world. This week, National Geographic is celebrating its fifth annual Big Cat Week as part of the Big Cats Initiative! Join National Geographic filmmakers and explorers and raise your students’ awareness about the declining populations of … Continue reading MEDIA MONDAY: Which Big Cat is Fastest?