British government rule in India, prior to Indian independence in 1947.
Download, print, and assemble a tabletop map of North Carolina.
Students explore how they would react if their personal territory were threatened. Then they discuss ways to resolve conflict.
Watch this brief, video picture of practice highlighting classroom strategies for actively engaging learners around film.
Fertility can refer to the ability of soil to sustain plant growth, or it can refer to the number of live births occurring in a population
Patrick Meier is a crisis mapper. He collects data and assembles real-time maps that help local relief organizations deliver aid to disaster victims.
Jason De Leon is a 2013 Emerging Explorer who uses anthropology to document and study migration between Mexico and the United States.
genre of traditional Mexican music featuring a variety of stringed instruments (such as violin, guitar, and guitarron), trumpet, and strong voices.
This collection contains a selection of content from NG Education about Mexico. Use search to find more.
The fence between the U.S. and Mexico is a political as well as physical border.
Blue whales will go to great lengths to reach the rich feeding ground of the Costa Rica Dome, research shows.
The Mandrean Archipelago is a series of unique mountaintop habitats spanning the U.S.-Mexican border.
Students select an endangered or threatened animal to research, locate it on a map, and create a persuasive essay or poster to convince others to help the animals.
Profile of soil scientist and Emerging Explorer Jerry Glover.
Coal is a nonrenewable fossil fuel that is combusted and used to generate electricity. Mining techniques and combustion are both dangerous to miners and hazardous to the environment; however, coal accounts for about half of the electricity generation in the United States.
Clever creatures master predators and prey.
Students plan a menu for a religious ceremony in accordance with food rituals.
This collection contains a selection of content from NG Education about animals. Use search to find more.
people and culture native to northwestern British Columbia, Canada.
widow who has inherited property or titles from her husband.
Sergio Avila tracks and studies big cats in the Southwest.
This collection contains a selection of content from NG Education about sea level. Use search to find more.
Watch this brief, video picture of practice that captures everyday classroom life and provides real-life examples of how students learn and think about freshwater topics.
Students brainstorm how people living along coasts harm ocean animals and plants. Then they analyze specific examples.
A volcano is a feature in Earth's crust where molten rock is squeezed out onto the Earth's surface. Along with molten rock, volcanoes also release gases, ash, and solid rock.
small island in a river.
Students explore a map of a park and use map symbols, a map key, and cardinal directions to analyze it.
See how hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, releases petroleum or natural gas trapped in shale rock formations.
Nat Geo staffers weigh in with their favorite food movies.
See how Hawaii's native dance, hula, has become a source of identity and pride.
Students read a short story about Charles Keeling, the scientist who studied CO2 levels in the atmosphere at Mauna Loa, Hawaii, and discuss why his research was important.
The geologic history and landscape of Mauna Kea.
Bob Ballard travels to Hawai'i to explore the terrestrial and deep sea geology of the Mauna Kea, the tallest mountain in the world.
This collection contains a selection of content from NG Education about the state of Hawaii. Use search to find more.
Bathymetry is the measurement of the depth of water in oceans, rivers, or lakes. Bathymetric maps look a lot like topographic maps, which use lines to show the shape and elevation of land features.
This article explores the deep history of Afghanistan that shapes the perceptions of the country. Through an overview of Afghanistan’s history from the 18th century to the present, the author asserts that common beliefs about Afghanistan’s history are refuted by careful consideration of the realities of long years of peace and stability.
Can you guess the words before the cat catches the mouse?
Map. The Pony Express trail used 80 riders and between 400 and 500 horses to carry mail from the settled Midwest to the new state of California.
From Bigfoot to bunyips, chupacabras to kraken, track the world's cyptids with this interactive map.
to emit light.
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2013 MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham derives inspiration from the urban fabric of his native Pittsburgh to create a unique and expressive style of dance.
(1200 BCE-1300 CE) people and culture native to what is now the southwestern United States. Also called Anasazi.
This collection contains a selection of content from NG Education about marine reserves. Use search to find more.
Students will examine the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban Missile Crisis to evaluate Kennedy’s leadership toward Cuba during the Cold War.
Watch this brief, video picture of practice that captures everyday classroom life and provides real-life examples of how students learn and think about climate change topics.