Get your students involved in Geography Awareness Week.

   Celebrating Geography Worldwide—November 11-17, 2012                Geography Awareness Week (GAWeek), celebrated every third week of November, is an awareness program focused on highlighting the importance of geo-literacy and geo-education. A new theme for each year is announced in midsummer accompanied by related online resources and activities, which are then available year-round....
GAW Save the Date

GAW Save the Date

Save the date! November 10th, 2012 is NHGA’s Geography Awareness Week Kick-Off  Event! Come to Heberton Hall at the Keene Public Library from 10:00 to 3:00 to  join us for our best GAW kick-off event yet to come! Stay tuned for more information regarding the events that will be put on throughout the day! GAW Kickoff...

Geography Awareness Week

“Happy Geography Awareness Week from NHGA! This year’s theme is ‘Geography: The Adventure in Your Community’. So we hope you get outside and do some Geography. National Geographic is partnering this year with The Geography Collective to offer an interactive online set of missions designed to get your students out into the community. Once they have completed a set of missions they can earn virtual badges in their online account. Visit Geography Awareness Week to find out more about this year’s...

Geography Awareness Week, Nov 15-21

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! GeographyAwarenessWeek.org ********************   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...