Find ideas for getting kids involved in summer learning initiatives. Help them retain the knowledge they gained through the school year.
Get ideas for engaging activities to do with kids when visiting a national park or other green space.
Google Earth makes a world of geographic information available to your students in a dynamic way over a web browser. Use these ideas to get familiar with the available tools and features, and infuse your students’ learning with geographic thinking and inquiry.
Explorer magazine inspires young readers through authentic and engaging nonfiction content. Supporting national reading and science standards, this K–5/6 classroom resource is available in print and/or digital subscriptions with seven issues arriving throughout the school year.
Spatial thinking allows students to comprehend and analyze phenomena related to the places and spaces around them—and at scales from what they can touch and see in a room or their neighborhood to a world map or globe. Our mapping resources are uniquely positioned to introduce map skills, engage students with classic National Geographic maps, and interact with cutting-edge mapping technology.
The National Geographic Learning Framework was developed as the foundation upon which our education mission is built. It expresses our core beliefs and values, and has been created to provide guidance for every educational product, resource, service, and experience we design.