logo_gaw Start preparing now for Geography Awareness Week, November 15-21, 2009!

Get Lost in Mapping: Find Your Place in the World

Go to GeographyAwarenessWeek.org and get lost in maps: big & small, high-tech & low-tech!
Take the test: Is your school global?
Get wired: Help students see how mapping technologies are reshaping how we live and learn.
Teach about the world in new ways: Explore standards-based lessons
Celebrate! Get tips and resources to host a GAWeek event, including FREE National Geographic downloads and materials

Help give students powerful global knowledge!

At GeographyAwarenessWeek.org, you can piece together a poster-size map for your bedroom wall or a giant map for your school gymnasium.

Take a virtual world tour with Google Earth and watch a video that explains how today’s geospatial revolution is changing everything from shipping to warfare. Test your skills with the Expedition 2 game and a Mystery Location quiz. You can even join 100,000 “map activists” by participating in a blog-a-thon, hosting a Geography Awareness Week event, or signing up for the new GeoMentor program.

There’s something for everyone at GeographyAwarenessWeek.org. So get lost in mapping: Find your place in the world!