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Programs

Get involved with our flagship programs for teachers and students.

 

For Students

BioBlitz

BioBlitz  

Find and identify as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time.

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Explorer Classroom  

Explorer Classroom sessions let students interact live with scientists, conservationists, and explorers around the globe. Join a virtual expedition today!

Giant Traveling Maps

Giant Traveling Maps  

Giant Traveling Maps are enormously entertaining and educationally powerful tools for introducing geography and map reading skills to students in grades K-8.

National Geographic Bee

National Geographic Bee  

The National Geographic Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society, designed to inspire  and reward students' curiosity about the world.

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Student Matinees  

Student Matinees take place in various venues around the United States and in some international locations.


For Teachers

Network of Geography Alliances

Network of Geography Alliances  

The Network of Alliances for Geographic Education is a group of educators united to support geographic literacy. Alliances are partnerships between university faculty and K-12 educators.

Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship

Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship  

Selected educators travel aboard a National Geographic ship on expeditions to regions including the Arctic, British & Irish Isles, Canadian Maritimes, Iceland, the Galapagos, Antarctica, and more.

Road Map Project

Road Map Project  

Learn more about a project that brings together experts in geography, education, and research to chart a course for the large-scale improvement of K-12 geography education in the U.S.

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National Geographic Educator Certification (Beta)  

Join a professional development program for formal and informal K-12 educators inspiring the next generation of explorers, conservationists, and global citizens.