Educator Spotlight: Curating Digital Museums Makes Geography Personal

Laura Krenicki’s sixth-graders examined the paths of people and objects. The class read a magazine article by Paul Salopek, a National Geographic Explorer, and participated in a live video event with him. Then, students curated and designed digital museums of objects and the stories they tell. Continue reading Educator Spotlight: Curating Digital Museums Makes Geography Personal

The ‘Palau Pledge’ Puts Ecology First

ENVIRONMENT The Palauan government recently instituted a mandatory ‘eco-pledge’ for tourists—in the form of a passport stamp. (National Geographic) What did our Pristine Seas team find in Palau? Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. PALAU PLEDGE Children of Palau I take this pledge, as your guest, to preserve and protect your beautiful and unique island home. I … Continue reading The ‘Palau Pledge’ Puts Ecology First

2017 Emerging Explorers (part 2)

Each year the National Geographic Society recognizes a group of gifted and inspiring scientists, conservationists, storytellers, and innovators—explorers who are already making a difference and changing the world: Emerging Explorers. Emerging Explorers are a part of our Explorers Festival (June 15-18), which brings together some of the world’s top researchers, advocates, and storytellers. While they come from diverse backgrounds and disciplines, each is an exemplary explorer of … Continue reading 2017 Emerging Explorers (part 2)

2017 Emerging Explorers (part I)

Each year the National Geographic Society recognizes a group of gifted and inspiring scientists, conservationists, storytellers, and innovators—explorers who are already making a difference and changing the world: Emerging Explorers. Emerging Explorers are a part of our Explorers Festival (June 15-18), which brings together some of the world’s top researchers, advocates, and storytellers. While they come from diverse backgrounds and disciplines, each is an exemplary explorer of … Continue reading 2017 Emerging Explorers (part I)