Gearing Up for Geography Awareness Week!

logo_gaw.pngThere are only 4 days until Geography Awareness Week!

I hope you are all getting as excited as we are here at National Geographic Education. Just in case you still need some inspiration for ways to celebrate, I want to tell you about a few new ideas and resources to check out before the big week!

ESRI Geography Awareness Week Page
ESRI’s (Environmental Systems Research Institute) website has its own Geography Awareness Week page. The page offers loads of information about GIS (Geographic Information Systems), including why it is an essential tool for studying geography, and how GIS can be applied in today’s world. The website provides several GIS activities about freshwater, as well as videos about GIS and geography. Visit the webpage and learn something new about mapping in today’s world!

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