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2018 Rhode Island Geography Bee

The 2018 Rhode Island Geography Bee was held in Cranston, Rhode Island, on April 6, 2018. Know your geography! This year’s Bee in our home state was, as always, a joyful get-together!   Students from 51 Rhode Island schools, ranging from grades 4-8, were involved.  Nine geo-talented students were returning for a second time! Well-prepared students […]

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Mapping Women’s History in Your Classroom

Celebrate Women’s History this month in your class!  Combine geography with recognizing the influential women of our culture.   It’s a fun activity to locate the homes, workplaces or monuments of our famous American women on a map. Find out where they lived! Often women’s landmarks are notable for individuals, as with an artist Georgia O’Keefe, […]

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National Wildlife System Anniversary!

The National Wildlife System celebrates 115 years of service  The National Wildlife System manages 150,000,000 acres of American land as refuges.  This month they celebrate 155 years of service!  There are over 562 refuges and 38 wetland management areas in the United States. These special wildlife refuges are protected by both staff and volunteers.  They work together […]

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Mapping Endangered Animals: Raise Awareness in your Classroom

Recovering and protecting endangered animals is a world-wide effort.  Here in the United States many animals are disappearing from our own native land, both state and nationwide. By working hands-on with maps, your students can become more aware of these extinct or nearly-lost animals in their own state, country and parts of the world.  And […]