International Cartographic Association Map Contest

We here at My Wonderful World just got wind of this event and thought it would a great resource for all of you teachers out there! Check it out and spread the word about the world!


The International Cartographic Association invites all of the students in your schools, 16 and under to participate in an international map event.
The exhibit was developed to promote children’s creative representation of the world, to enhance their cartographic awareness and to make them more conscious of their environment.
Children across the world will create maps and submit them for evaluation by a panel of judges. The judges will evaluate the maps based on the following criteria: a recognizable message, cartographic content, and quality of execution. Six maps will be selected from each country and will be sent to the International Cartographic Conference in Santiago, Chile.
Maps are to be submitted to Tanya Buckingham, address below, by May 15, 2009.

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Holiday Gift Idea: My Wonderful World T-shirt

First, you were strapped for cash, now you’re strapped for time. Wasn’t it just yesterday you were sitting around the Thanksgiving table, vowing to swear off food and finish your holiday shopping early? Now with Hanukkah underway and Christmas in three days, you’re dreading the battle against angry crowds whose definition of ‘holiday spirit’ is akin to road rage. Instead of fighting the masses, check … Continue reading Holiday Gift Idea: My Wonderful World T-shirt

December 2008 Newsletter

Read the December 2008 Newsletter: “Happy Holidays from MWW!”

GeoFeature: National Geographic Kids Hands-on Explorer Challenge
Geography in the News: Geography Awareness Week 2008
Blog: Geography Gifts–On a Budget

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