7 Wonders of the World, Times 7

Where are the “Seven Wonders of the World”? Well … Seven Wonders of the Ancient World • Great Pyramid at Giza• Hanging Gardens of Babylon• Colossus of Rhodes• Lighthouse of Alexandria• Temple of Artemis at Ephesus• Mausoleum at Halicarnassus• Statue of Zeus at Olympia     Seven Wonders of the Natural World • Great Barrier Reef• Mount Everest• Victoria Falls• Paracutin volcano• the Auroras• the … Continue reading 7 Wonders of the World, Times 7

Making Silence in a Noisy World

 The following post was written by 2015 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Janet Shedd during her expedition to the Galápagos. The Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program is a professional development opportunity made possible by a partnership between Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Education. I hovered above the sea turtle, buoyed by the Pacific Ocean. My breath, amplified by the snorkel tube, was a raspy metronome. Just me and a creature … Continue reading Making Silence in a Noisy World

The #TeachNatGeo List: Getting Your Kids to Connect With the Outdoors

Whether it’s a warm beautiful day, or a muddy, rainy one, kids shouldn’t feel stuck indoors. Here are a few of Nat Geo’s favorite ways to get kids connected to nature for some major fun (and learning, too)! What have you done lately to connect your kids with nature? Chat with us and each other on Facebook and Twitter using the #TeachNatGeo hashtag. Continue reading The #TeachNatGeo List: Getting Your Kids to Connect With the Outdoors