Geography Awareness Week, Nov 15-21
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!