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Coming Up - Friends of Geography 2014 Conference

FOG 2014

Geography of Food - Featured Resources

Here's a fascinating TedTalk by Christien Meindertsma, author of "Pig 05049", that looks at the astonishing afterlife of the ordinary pig, parts of which make their way into at least 185 non-pork products, from bullets to artificial hearts.  
Feature by National Geographic The New Face of Hunger - Why are people malnourished in the richest country on Earth

ArcGIS Online, ConnectED and GeoMentors - A Beautiful Friendship

September 10, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
Presenter: Charlie Fitzpatrick - Esri Schools Program Manager, Esri
Description: The best things in life ARE free. Webinars, tools, programs, and mentors. Will you grab opportunity when it knocks? To support ConnectED, Esri offers every US K12 school a free, powerful, professional, web-based GIS. GeoMentors are anxious to help all HS/MS/elementary educators use it. And a free webinar puts it all together. Join us! Free! Partnership Webinar with the National Council for Geographic Education

Elementary Geography Challenge

National Geographic is conducting the Elementary Geography Challenge The Texas Alliance is looking for elementary teachers to participate in the challenge to identify Texas' Landscapes and Landmarks using GeoTours. If you are interested or have any questions, please email Maggie at mhutchins@txstate.edu.

Texas Tabletop Map

National Geographic has a new FREE Texas mapresource for educators: tabletop-sized state maps. The maps were designed to reflect spatial thinking research at the elementary level. All maps are the appropriate size and visually represent the appropriate amount of information for K-5 students. However, they can be used by any grade level.

Southeast Asia Geography Modules for TeachersSE Asia

Welcome to the free online learning unit developed by the Texas Alliance for Geographic Education to assist teachers in providing a rigorous level of instruction on geographic concepts to high school students.



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