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.
September 10, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
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 email@example.com.
National Geographic has a new FREE resource 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.
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.