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Geography Awareness Week

Celebrate Geography and "The Future of Food" November 16th through the 22nd in 2014. See how National Geographic Society is focusing on food all year round, check out 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

Plan an Event

Plan an Event

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

Promote GeoWeek

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!

Incorporating the Geography of Food

Go to the Food Education Collection page to find many more resources to use during GeoWeek 2014.

Food Education Collection

Food Education Collection

Resources for Teaching about Food and Food Issues

Staple Food Crops of the World

Staple Food Crops of the World

Our MapMaker Interactive layers show how many tons of cassava, maize, plantains, potatoes, rice, sorghum, soybeans, sweet potatoes, wheat, and yams were produced per country as an average from 2010 to 2012.

The Geography of Food in Film

The Geography of Food in Film

In the spirit of this year's theme for Geography Awareness Week, NG staff and outside contributors weigh in with their favorite food movies.

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!

Did You Celebrate GeoWeek?

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

NatGeoEd Blog

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

GeoWeek on Facebook

GeoWeek on Facebook

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

@LoveGeography

@LoveGeography

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

Pin Us On Pinterest

Pin Us On Pinterest

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

Get the GeoWeek Gear

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.


Network of Alliances for Geographic Education

Network of Alliances for Geographic Education

Join your state's geography education alliance for professional development opportunities and more.

GIS Day

GIS Day

Celebrate GIS Day on Wednesday, November 19 as part of this year's GeoWeek.

National Geographic Bee

National Geographic Bee

Test your geography skills on the Bee website. Take quizzes, read about past participants, and find sample questions to help prepare your students for the challenge.