SCIENCE A new online tool from a Nat Geo explorer enables anyone with Internet access to search satellite images for ancient ruins. (Nat Geo News) Learn a little about space archaeology. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion Ideas GlobalXplorer° is a citizen science/space archaeology platform that uses the “power of the crowd to analyze the incredible … Continue reading You, Too, Can Be a Space Archaeologist!
Geography Awareness Week 2011 featured a daily satellite imagery quiz challenging readers to identify the geographic location of a GeoEye satellite image. The following are the results of the quiz and the winners of the latest edition of The Complete National Geographic.
1. Name this volcano. It is the only active volcano of in a chain of eight major volcanoes located in Congo, Eastern Africa.
A. Mount Nyiragongo volcano
Winner: Courtney from Virginia, U.S.A.
2. This location draws tens of thousands of people every third Sunday in April.
A. Vatican City
Winner: Jeff from Maryland, U.S.A.
3. Home of characters like Mickey Mouse, this new play place, “where dreams come true” is located in which heavily populated East Asia city?
Geography Awareness Week 2011 will feature a daily satellite imagery quiz challenging readers to identify the geographic location of a GeoEye satellite image. In order to participate, fans of National Geographic Education have 24 hours after each post is published to guess the location of the satellite image and and e-mail their answer to NatGeoEd@ngs.org (Submissions must include the following to be entered to win: … Continue reading CONTEST: GeoEye Image Quiz–Win PRIZES this GA Week!
Do you know where this mystery location is? Send your guess to Jane at email@example.com with the subject line “Friday Mystery Quiz” for your chance to win an awesome prize from National Geographic! Hint: This U.S. National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is home to one of the most studied geologic landscapes in the world. Thursday’s Answer: Houghton Lake (c) GeoEye 2009 Continue reading Friday Mystery Quiz
Do you know where this mystery location is? Send your guess to Jane at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Thursday Mystery Quiz” for your chance to win an awesome prize from National Geographic! Hint: This body of water, located in Michigan state, is home to an annual winter festival that features various winter weather activities and an ice fishing contest. Wednesday’s Answer: The River … Continue reading Thursday Mystery Quiz