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Welcome to the National Geographic Education Google+ Community!

Our whole mission here is to engage with educators and learners. Whether we're talking about the state of geography education or sharing our newest, FREE resources, we hope you'll join in and share your thoughts and expertise!

If you've never been to our website before, you can check it out below. We provide free teaching resources, lesson plans, classroom activities, family activities, interactive games, homework help for students and much, much more. We hope you enjoy and we look forward to building a collaborative community with you!

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Did you know National Geographic Education has created online professional development courses for #teachers? AND THEY'RE FREE!

Sign up for our fall sessions and expand what you can offer your #students.
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Looking for a four-letter word that's both accurate and appropriate for describing something in polite company?
epic (EH-pihk) noun. long story of a hero and his or her adventure This definition makes me think of high school English class—of reading “The Odyssey” and wondering when, just when, is Odysseus go...
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Meet a #teacher who brings #travel into her classroom without having to get permission from parents!

She's the Geo-Educator of the Week, and a great model for any teacher who wants to help children explore the world around them.
Rebecca Wadler, this week’s Geo-Educator of the Week, shares a fun activity that inspires young kids to think about the larger world around them by studying monarch butterfly migration. Read more a...
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The good ol' Stars and Stripes didn't always look like they do now! In fact, the American flag we have now is only 54 years old.

Our nation's history is bound up in the evolution of our flag. Get in the know, and sport red, white, and blue tomorrow with pride!
#July4th #IndependenceDay
On July 4, 1776, the United States declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now called the United Kingdom). At the time, there were more than two dozen British colonies in North Ame...
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July and August are typically the hottest months of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. #Energy conservation becomes even more important than usual during the Dog Days of #summer!

Watch how 16 communities in Kansas saved energy and enjoyed a bit of friendly competition in the name of #conservation.
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According to http://on.natgeo.com/1oja5Eb, there are more than 2.4 MILLION active geocaches across the globe. That means chances are very good an exciting day of exploration and discovery are near you!

Find out what geocaching is and how you can get started looking for these hidden treasures.
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POP #QUIZ: How do you figure out which direction you're going when you're going to the North Pole, but only have a magnetic compass to guide you?

Our #tbt blog post has the answer, and it features some very cool National Geographic #history!
By Alyson Foster Content & Collections Specialist, National Geographic Library Welcome to #tbt—ThrowBack Thursday! Today we're getting geographic (and National Geographic) with a blast from the...
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Whether physical or artificial, borders come in many shapes, sizes, and forms!

What borders do you or your students encounter on a daily basis?
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It's hot outside. Don't let all the hard work your child did during the school year melt away!

Keep young minds sharp with this cool look at the importance of learning in the summer months.
Summertime is a great time of year—warm weather, no school, and family fun! But with summer comes the undeniable fact that kids can start to forget what they've learned throughout the year. Without...
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#ICYMI, yesterday was the anniversary of Amelia Earhart's disappearance. She and her navigator, Fred Noonan, were attempting to complete the longest flight around the world when they were lost in the Pacific Ocean.

Humanity lost an intrepid explorer! Who knows what else Amelia might have accomplished if she had survived her trip.
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she would have been 117 yrs old
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We have free, printable maps available on our site to use when you get started with your geocaching trips!

Our MapMaker Interactive tool is another great way to track your search and discoveries.
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Any #teacher can bring geo-education into their classroom. Diane Husic was chosen as our Geo-Educator of the Week, and took to our blog to share an engaging activity about consumption!
Diane White Husic, this week’s Geo-Educator of the Week, shares an engaging activity to get students thinking about the consequences of their consumption patterns and life choices. Read more about ...
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Thank you national geographic is the best.
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