This activity is designed to be used in part or as a whole and is adaptable for classroom or informal educational settings. By Julie Brown, National Geographic Project Manager Laptops are closed, the car is packed, and you’re headed to where your kids can run wild and free. Here’s a new way to keep them busy and curious along the way and while you’re on … Continue reading Go on a Biodiversity Expedition
This week is Climate Week in New York City. Many world leaders, including U.S. President Barack Obama, are gathering at the United Nations for a summit about global warming and other issues related to climate change. Perhaps you’re already planning to include lessons about climate change in your teaching this week as a current event connection. If not, we have some ideas to help. How can … Continue reading Media Monday: What Can Students Do About Climate Change?
As National Geographic Kids‘ Funniest Pet Contest comes to a close (enter your pet by July 31!), my mind is on animals! It’s fun to have a pet, but what if you don’t have one? Or what about if you’re interested in learning about animals that you can’t keep as pets or animals that live far away from you? It’s really fun to learn about animals. They are so … Continue reading Media Monday: Fun Ways to Learn More About Animals
This week, National Geographic welcomes its 2014 Emerging Explorers to speak about their passions and experiences at our annual Explorers Symposium. At this week-long event, Emerging Explorers come together with Explorers-in-Residence and Visiting Fellows to talk about their work and to share ideas that may even lead to innovative collaborations. The Explorers Symposium is always an inspiring week for staff at National Geographic. Nat Geo … Continue reading Media Monday: What Inspires Your Kids?
We know that the end of the school year doesn’t mean the end of educating! Check out IDEAS, our newest tool to help you plan activities, projects and lessons. With IDEAS, you’ll find everything you’ll need, from citizen science projects, to arts and crafts, to family travel. Are you teaching a summer course? Check out these IDEAS to inspire your students to improve their school. … Continue reading What’s the big IDEA? New Tools To Help You Plan For Summer