Category Archives: Geography Awareness Week

Geography Awareness Discounts

  • Giant Traveling Maps: Anyone who completes a rental request form between Nov. 12-30 gets 10% off the two week rental rate. This means they can reserve a map now and get locked in at the $549 rate. Visit GiantTravelingMaps.org to complete a rental request.
  • National Geographic Bee: Any educator who registers a school with grades 4-8 between Nov. 12-30 can enter code GAW20 to get 20% off Nat Geo Bee registration. Registration will be $80 (including this discount and the early bird rate). Visit NatGeoBee.com to register. Schools with financial need can request deeper discounts even after this date by completing a form at NatGeoBee.com.

McBride third-graders “Journey with Geography”

“Elementary school students go through a variety of stations designed to teach them about geography at Muscle Shoals High School where high school and college students host the National Geography Awareness Week event.”

See the full article here:
http://www.timesdaily.com/news/education/mcbride-third-graders-journey-with-geography/article_f6630454-6f19-566d-b9b7-3f7e7060c9f7.html

Check out the image gallery from the event:
http://www.timesdaily.com/gallery/geography-awareness-week/collection_dc80a1f7-ec29-5734-83ca-8d9e2b7fa95e.html

Geo Kids At Forest Hills Elementary School

“Students in Megan Smith’s first-grade class at Forest Hills have learned a lot lately about the city’s landscape.

They’ve learned Trowbridge’s is a downtown diner and not a “troll bridge,” and Veterans Park has on display one of the coolest helicopters ever.

More importantly, they’ve learned how some of Florence’s most famous attractions have helped create the landscape of the city they call home.”

See the full article here:
http://www.timesdaily.com/news/education/students-get-lesson-on-the-landscape-of-florence/article_96c4dac5-9808-5952-aec8-f2abac3e0090.html

Check out the image gallery from the event:
http://www.timesdaily.com/gallery/geo-kids-at-forest-hills-elementary-school/collection_abc604ff-f0e3-562d-9815-77c0b1c8e409.html