What to teach this month
Mary Seacole was a businesswoman, world traveler, popular author, and heroine of the Crimean War. Why haven't you heard of her?
Join National Geographic Explorer Carter Clinton as he studies the microbes in cadaver-associated soil at the New York African Burial Ground.
Students learn about natural and human-made clues that helped enslaved people find their way north through the Underground Railroad.
Census data show the changing distribution of the African American population from 1860-2010.
Join National Geographic Explorer Danielle Lee as she conducts transects along gradients of human/mice habitat to look at how humans and mice interact in rural and urban areas.
On February 7, 2009, the “Black Saturday Bushfires” became the worst natural disaster in Australia’s history.
explorer and Young Explorer
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.
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