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New Voices: The 2017 Fulbright-National Geographic Storytellers

Join the 2017 class of Fulbright-National Geographic Storytellers —selected from hundreds of applicants—as they sha...


Activity

Mapping the Explorations of Henry Hudson

Students watch a video and create maps to understand Henry Hudson's goals and routes, and the results of his explor...


Activity

Multidisciplinary Exploration

Students analyze the multidisciplinary nature of the National Geographic Bahamas Blue Hole Expedition by deter...


Activity

Deep-Sea Decisions

Students research members of the team behind the historic DEEPSEA CHALLENGE expedition and then take on the role of...

Activity

Expedition Ethics

Students discuss the meaning of ethics and evaluate the ethical considerations with the Blue Holes Expedition. They...



Activity

The Last Voyage of Henry Hudson

Students view a famous painting and analyze its details. They investigate the circumstances that led to Henry Hudso...

Article

Floor Plan

Dr. Christina Symons not only describes her work mapping the seafloor but she also explains how all ocean geologist...


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Antarctica

Encyclopedic entry. Antarctica is a unique continent in that it does not have a native population.


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Kevin Hand | The Search for Life Beyond Earth

Use this collection of resources to engage students before and after a National Geographic student matinee....


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Solar System Exploration: 50 Years and Counting

Join Bill Nye and leading NASA scientists as they celebrate 50 years of enthralling solar system exploration, and l...

Article

Mission: Explore Food Sustainable Seafood

File. Discover your connection to the ocean by completing these fun missions from Mission:Explore.



Article

Everest Past and Present

Activity. Students compare and contrast technology and equipment available to climbers in 1924 and present day....

Article

Surviving Mars

For an outpost on Mars to succeed, we will need to ensure the basic requirements for life are met and protect ourse...


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ocean trench

Ocean trenches are long, narrow depressions on the seafloor. These chasms are the deepest parts of the ocean—...


Historic Article

First Successful Summit of Mount Everest

On May 29 1953, New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first mountaineers t...


Historic Article

USSR Launches Sputnik

On October 4, 1957, the USSR launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite to orbit Earth.

Historic Article

NASA Created

On July 29, 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was created by President Dwight Eisenhow...



Historic Article

Spirit Rolls on to Mars

On January 15, 2004, the NASA rover Spirit rolled onto the surface of Mars.

Article

The R.M.S. Titanic

The R.M.S. Titanic: One of History's Greatest Nautical Tragedies.


Article

Telling the Story

How do you prove a place is special? Design, build, and test a way to collect data about a place.


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Extreme Environments

How do you explore an extreme place that you cannot or should not go? Design, build, and test a way to study an ext...


Historic Article

America, the Beautiful

On April 25, 1507, the term “America” was first used on a world map, referring to the huge mass of land...

Historic Article

Apollo 8 Broadcasts Live from Space

On December 24, 1968, the American Apollo 8 mission made the first live broadcast from space.