Background Info

This resource was developed for Geography Awareness Week 2009. Each third week of November, students, families, and community members focus on the importance of geography through events, lessons, games, and challenges. Visit the Geography Awareness Week website to find out more about this year's program.

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Caryl-Sue, National Geographic Society
Mary Crooks, National Geographic Society

Editors

Kara West
Jeannie Evers

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