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Geography Awareness Week

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Geography Awareness Week

Celebrate Geography and The New Age of Exploration November 17th through the 23rd in 2013. Celebrated in conjunction with the National Geographic Society’s 125th Birthday the week's theme focuses on how geography enables us all to be intrepid explorers in our own way. Check out the newly created archive of past Geography Awareness Week materials, a new suite of resources all about Geography as a field and discipline, and even more tips and tools to plan your own GeoWeek celebrations!

Read more about the history and purpose behind Geography Awareness Week.

Looking for even more resources? Check out the Geography Awareness Week Archive for material dating back all the way to 2000!

Tools for Planning and Promotion

  • Promote GeoWeek

    Spread geography awareness this year with downloadable desktop wallpapers, social media suggestions, or even a letter to the editor of your local paper!

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    Plan an Event

    From visiting your local representatives to hosting a Geography Day at your school, spread geography awareness this year with an event!

  • Free Graphic Assets

    Use these downloadable and customizable files during Geography Awareness Week to show your love for Geography and/or promote your event!

Celebrate GIS Day!

GIS Day falls on the Wednesday of Geography Awareness Week every year. Go to GISDay.com for free materials, a map of events taking place near you, and ideas for planning your own event. You can even register your event and receive free supplies to give away!
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Explore Geography

Discover the amazing world of geography with NatGeoEd's resources, materials, games and more.

Tell Us!

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    Did You Celebrate GeoWeek?

    Take our survey to tell us how it went and send us and your pictures—they could be chosen to be featured right here on GeographyAwarenessWeek.org!

Get Connected

  • NatGeoEd Blog

    Read fascinating geography-related stories, photos, maps, and perspectives from adventurous communities around the globe!

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    GeoWeek on Facebook

    Like us on Facebook, and follow along for more information about the upcoming Geography Awareness Week.

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    @LoveGeography

    Follow us on Twitter to find the latest geography news, resources, and conversation!

  • Pin Us On Pinterest

    Find some GeoWeek pinspiration all year-round with ideas from globe cakes to wall murals.

  • Get the GeoWeek Gear

    T-shirts, hoodies, and mugs, oh my! Get your GeoWeek gear NOW! Like us on Facebook to claim your 15% off coupon.

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    GeoMentors

    Find a volunteer GeoMentor who can help your students connect their geographic learning to the real world.


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