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A special message from our Chief Education Officer about the 2020-2021 GeoBee

This post was written by Vicki Phillips, Chief Education Officer, National Geographic Society Dear GeoBee Community and Friends, The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world we live in. And it’s changed education. We are experiencing a tremendous amount of disruption. Closed schools. Cancelled events. Remote learning. Hybrid learning. Around the country, school districts at every level are grappling with how to safely carry out their … Continue reading A special message from our Chief Education Officer about the 2020-2021 GeoBee

National Geographic GeoBee and GeoChallenge Events Update

Our GeoBee and GeoChallenge communities have always inspired us with their ingenuity, curiosity, and dedication to these competitions. These communities were very much top of mind as we made the difficult choice to cancel this year’s competitions due to the national emergency caused by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).  The cancellations include the state-level GeoBee competitions and regional-level GeoChallenge competitions scheduled for Friday, March 27, 2020, … Continue reading National Geographic GeoBee and GeoChallenge Events Update

Meet the 2019 Geo Champions!

Registration for next year’s National Geographic GeoBee and National Geographic GeoChallenge will open in August. The 2019 Geo Championships mark the culmination of the 2018-2019 National Geographic GeoBee and National Geographic GeoChallenge student competitions. This event is part of National Geographic’s mission to teach students about the world and how it works, with the goal of empowering the next generation of geographers, scientists, conservationists and … Continue reading Meet the 2019 Geo Champions!

Congratulations to the 2019 Geo Championships Finalists!

Tune into the 2019 Geo Championships Finals TOMORROW (5/22) from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. ET. The 2019 Geo Championships Semifinals were held today at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. The top three GeoBee students and the top three GeoChallenge teams advance to the final round held tomorrow, Wednesday, May 22, at 3:30 p.m. EST. Watch the 2019 Geo Championship finals live with your students. … Continue reading Congratulations to the 2019 Geo Championships Finalists!

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Meet the 2019 #NatGeoBee Top 10

Tune into the 2019 Geo Championships Semifinals TOMORROW (5/21) from 1:00 – 3:15 p.m. ET. Watch the finals on Wednesday (5/22) from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. ET. This morning, 54 state champions competed in the National Geographic GeoBee Preliminaries. Ten students are moving on to the 2019 Geo Championships Semifinals tomorrow, 5/21 from 1:00 – 3:15 p.m. ET. Tune in live with your students to … Continue reading Meet the 2019 #NatGeoBee Top 10