National Geographic Bee  Registration

National Geographic Bee Registration

Registration for the  2015 National Geographic Bee opens September 15, 2014! Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee. The contest is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject, and increase public awareness about geography. Schools with students in grades 4-8 are eligible. All registration will be done online; find out how your school can...
Bedford student wins state geography bee

Bedford student wins state geography bee

KEENE – For the third year in a row, a Bedford student has won the New Hampshire National Geographic Bee.   Kevin Owens, a seventh grader at the Ross A. Lurgio Middle School, took first place at the 2014 New Hampshire state-level Geographic Bee at Keene State College Friday afternoon....
Spring Roadshows

Spring Roadshows

            The road shows will introduce teachers to classroom tools and techniques for using on-line web  mapping apps, ArcGIS Explorer Online, and ArcGIS. Information will also be provided regarding  the state license of Esri AcrGIS software. Below is a list where the road show will take place.   February 8, 4pm-6pm:  Central Region Workshop– Bow High School March 8, 4pm-6pm:       Monadnock Region SAU 93  (Canceled due to inclement weather, will be rescheduled) April 6, TBA :                    Northern Workshop– Plymouth Regional High School May 10, 4pm-6pm:          Seacoast Workshop —Epping Elementary To register online for one of the roadshows , go to http://tinyurl.com/gisroadshows To find out more about the state license agreement, how to get the software, and other up- coming training opportunities, visit http://www.nhedgis.org/ The programs offered by the New Hampshire Geographic Alliance are possible due to the sup- port of the National Geographic Education Foundation and Keene State...

Building a Survival Shelter Workshop

Saturday, October 20 (no rain date) Gould Hill Farm, 656 Gould Hill Rd., Contoocook, NH 2 PM – 4 PM The greatest danger to the lost or injured hiker is hypothermia. Learn to recognize the warning signs of hypothermia, the mechanisms of heat loss, and how to build a survival shelter using just what nature has to offer. For ages 15 – adult (ages 13 or 14 with an adult). Preregistration required. Registration limited to 10. Call 746-6121 to register or for more information. $20, museum members. $25, nonmembers All proceeds benefit the Museum. Instructor information: Rudy Bourget has 40+ yrs. outdoor & wilderness survival skills experience and has been very active in Boy and Cub Scout leadership and training for nearly 20 years. He was a founding member of the White Mountain Primitive Skills Group and has presented primitive skills programs at the New England Primitive & Maine Primitive Gatherings. More information about the instructor 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)...