Calling all scientists, mathematicians, and filmmakers, ages 13-18, from around the world. The 2016 Breakthrough Junior Challenge is underway. This competition, in partnership with the Khan Academy, invites students to submit a video (max 5 minutes) that explains a challenging and important concept or theory in mathematics, life sciences, or physics. The winner will get a $250,000 scholarship. The winning student’s teacher and school will also benefit: … Continue reading The 2016 Breakthrough Junior Challenge is Underway!
UNITED STATES A new film could be a vehicle for saving a dying American Indian tongue. (Nat Geo News) Use our resources to learn more about Nat Geo’s television movie, “Saints and Strangers,” the story of the early events of Plymouth Colony. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. What does Western Abenaki sound like? Listen to these … Continue reading Telling Thanksgiving’s Story in a Vanishing American Language
Every day, National Geographic pushes boundaries to inspire, educate, illuminate, and make an impact. Now, it’s your turn. We’re searching for someone like you in the next generation of explorers who wants to touch lives and make a difference. It’s called Expedition Granted—a nationwide search to find the next generation of explorers—and to grant one person’s dream expedition for $50,000. Have an idea for a project … Continue reading Your Dream Expedition—Granted!
Have you ever wondered what was happening in space, up in the stars at this very moment? What astronauts might be doing or exploring or thinking? Tonight, you can find out! It takes the International Space Station (ISS) 90 minutes to circle the Earth, and National Geographic is inviting you along for the ride! Join National Geographic Channel tonight, Friday March 14 for Live From … Continue reading Coming to You Live… From Space!
… or at least, those who study him and his legacy. We’re gearing up for three, FREE, Google Hangouts and you’re invited. Tuesday, 10/29: 8 PM ET Inside Scoop to Killing Kennedy featuring Kelly Masterson, the screenwriter of Killing Kennedy Monday, 11/4: 8 PM ET Kennedy Education with the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas (In addition to this webinar, @NatGeoEducation will … Continue reading “Hangout” with JFK