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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!
Go to the Food Education Collection page to find many more resources to use during GeoWeek 2014.
Resources for Teaching about Food and Food Issues
The Planet Food interactive aggregates the contents of your meal to generate a map showing the global footprint your plate makes before it even gets to your plate, and puts you in charge of the world wide journey a bar of chocolate will take before it gets to you.
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.
In the spirit of this year's theme for Geography Awareness Week, NG staff and outside contributors weigh in with their favorite food movies.
This Geography Awareness Week, gather your friends, family, coworkers, and everyone in between to help you celebrate! Use these downloadable and customizable files during Geography Awareness Week to show your love for Geography and/or promote your event.
Event Planning How-to: Instructions from gathering your planning team to sending thank-you cards, with event ideas big and small.
How to Meet with Local Representatives: A guide for planning a trip to visit local elected officials who should be supporting better geography education.
How to Use Social Media: Tips for how and when to use each platform, and suggestions for what to post.
How to Engage Your Local Media: Get back to basics with our suggestions for leveraging your local print, radio, and television media.
2014 Sample Letter to the Editor: Tell your area papers how important you think geography and geography education are and why with this fill-in-the blank template.
2014 Proclamation: Ask you local leaders to officially proclaim Geography Awareness Week as important to your community/ county/ state, etc. Just make sure to fill in the right blanks!
Quick activity ideas to do during events, in the classroom, at home, or in the office!
Read fascinating geography-related stories, photos, maps, and perspectives from adventurous communities around the globe!
Like us on Facebook, and follow along for more information about the upcoming Geography Awareness Week.
Follow us on Twitter to find the latest geography news, resources, and conversation!
Find some GeoWeek pinspiration all year-round with ideas from globe cakes to wall murals.
Join your state's geography education alliance for professional development opportunities and more.
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.