Last call for National Geographic Bee school registration

Last call for National Geographic Bee school registration

LAST CHANCE FOR SCHOOLS TO REGISTER FOR THE 2013 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE The National Geographic Bee is a school competition for students in any grades four through eight. Excite your students about the world around them and reward those who excel in their knowledge of geography by giving them a chance to compete in a school geographic bee. The final deadline for registration has been extended to December 14, 2012. After October 15, the registration fee increased to $120. School level Bees can be held up to January 15, 2013. Go to www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee  to get complete information and other dates and deadlines. Principals must register their schools to receive the contest materials necessary to conduct a school level Bee. All we need is a letter on school letterhead, signed by the principal, with the $120 registration fee (check or purchase order made out to National Geographic). The registration is not refundable, so make sure the school registers only once. If paying by purchase order, note that when the school sends payment on the PO it must be clear that the check is payment on a PO that was sent earlier so that the school will not be entered twice in the system. You can go online and check to verify the school registration has been received and processed. Mail the registration letter and fee, in the same envelope, to National Geographic Bee, National Geographic Society, 1145 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-4688. We must receive this in our hands by December 14, 2012. We look forward to many more schools giving their students the opportunity to excel and also...

Student contest on population

World of 7 Billion Video Contest Bring technology and creativity into your high school geography classes by incorporating the World of 7 Billion video PSA contest into your syllabi. Challenge your students to create a 30- to 45-second video PSA illustrating the connection between world population at seven billion and one of the following: food security, wildlife habitat, or the global status of women/girls. Students can win up to $1,000, and their teachers will receive free curriculum resources. The contest deadline is February 21, 2013. Full contest guidelines, resources for research, past winners, and more can be found at...

2013 GeoBee

The GeoBee is open to schools and homeschool associations with students in grades four through eight. Registration is not open to individual students. Schools that register by October 15, 2012 with the $100 registration fee will receive a contest packet in mid-November. Schools may register from October 15 to December 14 for a fee of $120. School Bees may be held anytime between November 12, 2012 and January 15, 2013. The school Bee winners complete a written test that determines the top 100 students in each state. These students are invited to attend the state competition on Friday, April 5, 2013. The national competition is May 20-22, 2013 in Washington, DC. Registration forms are available from: National Geographic Bee C/o National Geographic Society PO Box 98196 Washington, DC 20090-8196 Or www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee Or (202)...