GeoBee Student Winner Videos

We asked the state winners to send us videos of themselves so that we could get to know the students who will be competing at the National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C. Learn more about the states they are from, like the best places to get pizza, and their favorite sports teams! You also can watch the top ten students compete for scholarships totaling $50,000 on the National Geographic Channel on Thursday, May 23, at 7 p.m. The finals will be broadcast again later on public television stations. (Check local listings.)

Google Earth Presents

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    Hello World

    Virtually travel anywhere with the Google Earth team before you actually hit the ground. Geography does matter!

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For Teachers and Parents

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Wondering how to register for the Bee or how to prepare? Our "Frequently Asked Questions" have the answers!

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    Study Corner

    What's the best way for students to prepare for the Bee? Here are some tips from the National Geographic Bee.

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    Sample Questions

    Answer sample questions from the National Geographic Bee, and get ideas on how to look for clues within the questions that can help you figure out the right answers.

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    Bee Study Shop

    The latest from the National Geographic Store will help you prepare for the Bee.

Student Activities

Teachers can use these activities in the classroom to prepare students for the bee!

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    Geo-Scavenger Hunt

    Simply memorizing terms and place locations can be tedious and even boring. One solution is to make the task fun with an atlas-based scavenger game.

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    Exploring Diffusion

    The movement of people, goods, or ideas from one place to another is a process known as diffusion, which plays an important role in shaping the characteristics of where we live.

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    Tracking Violent Storms

    Springtime brings the possibility of extreme weather, including violent thunderstorms and tornadoes.

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