Mary Hanan led her middle school science students on a year-long study of specific plots of land. Students made observations and collected data to demonstrate how their plot of land changed over time. Continue reading Educator Spotlight: Observing Our Changing Earth
HEALTH A new study indicates that men have better spatial recognition skills, and a more effective strategy at using them. (Tech Times) Use our resources to introduce spatial recognition strategies to both boys and girls. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in today’s Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas Why did the new study conclude that men have a better sense of direction … Continue reading Do Men Have a Better Sense of Direction than Women?
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?