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Fast Fact

Europe's six smallest countries could fit inside the smallest U.S. state, Rhode Island, with room to spare.

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Quote

"Human nature exists and operates in an environment. And it is not 'in' that environment as coins are in a box, but as a plant is in the sunlight and soil."

—John Dewey, Philosopher

Teaching Resources

Find multimedia activities, lessons, and units aligned with national standards.

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Mapping

Navigate iconic National Geographic maps with new interactive features and tools for creating custom materials that can be easily printed and shared.

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Multimedia

Experience captivating National Geographic photography and video, optimized for use in the classroom.

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Reference & News

Discover a range of supports for learning about real-world issues, including news articles, a glossary, and an encyclopedia.

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What Is Geo-Literacy?

Geo-literacy is a combination of skills and understanding necessary to make far-reaching decisions in the 21st century. Learn more about geo-literacy and find valuable resources to prepare your students.

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Education Programs

Learn about the many programs offered by National Geographic Education for educators and learners.

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Current-Event Connection

  • Photo: Ebola virus

    All About Ebola

    The 2014 crisis is the largest Ebola outbreak in history and the first in West Africa. Learn more about the deadly disease and responses to the crisis.

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  • Photo: A child explores the Giant Traveling Map of South America

    Giant Traveling Maps

    Get great resources for introducing geography and map-reading skills to students in Grades K-8.


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