The Answer Sheet: geography


Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 05/29/2010

Winning question in National Geography Bee

Here's the final question in the National Geography Bee, and the boy who knew the answer.

By Valerie Strauss  |  08:47 AM ET, 05/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  geography bee, winning question

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 05/26/2010

Geography Bee today! Test your geo smarts

Nearly 5 million kids across the country participated in state and local competitions for the 2010 National Geography Bee, and it came down to 10 finalists--all boys 11 to 13 years old -- in today’s championship round being held in the nation’s capital.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:34 AM ET, 05/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Geographic Bee, geographic bee, geography quiz, geography studies, learning geography, national geographic studies

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 04/01/2010

Where in the world is...?

After Hurricane Katrina, one-third of Americans aged 18-24 could not locate Louisiana on a map, and almost half couldn’t find Mississippi. The country's general lack of geographic knowledge is why the National Geographic Society holds its annual geograpy bee for kids.

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:38 PM ET, 04/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  No Child Left Behind | Tags:  geography, no child left behind