National Geographic Education

Draw on National Geographic’s 130+ years of exploration with games to test your knowledge of geography, science, and social studies.

10 Questions

GeoBee (Official) Ultimate USA!

What's the best way to prep for the National Geographic GeoBee? Practice! This official GeoBee quiz will take you all over the country so you can visit some of the incredible pl...

  1. Which is the easternmost state in the contiguous United States?
  2. Jackson Lake, located in Grand Teton National Park, is in what state?
  3. Which state generates more electricity from wind?
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Test Your Ancient Roman Knowledge!

Use this quiz to test your knowledge on the history of ancient Rome.

  1. What is one architectural feature specific to ancient Rome that is still used today?
  2. Which large Roman amphitheater influenced the way modern stadiums are built?
  3. … and 2 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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GeoBee (Official) State Birds

What's the best way to prep for the National Geographic GeoBee? Practice! Take flight with this fun quiz about official U.S. state birds! Learn more about the NatGeoBee at natge...

  1. The territorial common loon is the official bird of what state called the Land of 10,000 Lakes?
  2. The nene has feet that evolved to grip rough volcanic lava and is which state’s official bird?
  3. The field-dwelling ring-necked pheasant is which Great Plains state’s official bird?
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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GeoBee (Official) Culture Connections

What's the best way to prep for the National Geographic GeoBee? Practice! This official challenging GeoBee quiz will teach you about cultures from all around the world. For more...

  1. Which small European country is a confederation of 26 cantons and has four official languages?
  2. In 2017, a Dari language TV station run by women was launched in Kabul in what Islamic country?
  3. North of Khartoum is a site with nearly 200 small pyramids in which country that borders Egypt?
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Ancient Greece

Assess students knowledge of Ancient Greece!

  1. Which Greek leader expanded his empire into Europe, Africa, and Asia?
  2. Which Greek philosopher’s method of asking questions is still used in modern law schools?
  3. Which Greek city-state had the largest amount of land?
  4. … and 2 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Biodiversity

Assess students knowledge of Biodiversity!

  1. In the Arctic Desert, the _________ and the ________ have a mutualistic relationship.
  2. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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GeoBee (Official) Odd One Out

What's the best way to #prep for the National Geographic GeoBee? Practice! In this official GeoBee quiz, you'll have to choose the one country that does not belong! For more inf...

  1. Which country does not border Lake Victoria?
  2. Which country does not have a border that touches the Danube River?
  3. Which country does not have territory in the arid Sahel region?
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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GeoBee (Official) Volcanoes Erupt!

What's the best way to prep for the National Geographic GeoBee? Practice! This official GeoBee quiz is a quick way to test your knowledge of volcanoes. For more information abou...

  1. Yellowstone National Park is home to the world’s largest collection of what geothermal feature?
  2. What is the term for the crater that is formed by the collapse of a volcano after an eruption?
  3. Which type of rock is created from the cooling and solidifying of magma?
  4. … and 2 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

5 FUN WAYS TO LEARN

Access resources and opportunities from National Geographic!

This article was written by National Geographic.

At NatGeoEd.org, we’ve created lessons, activities, and programs to help students develop the skills they need to better understand, explore, and protect our planet. Through these educational resources, you’ll help inspire the next generation of informed, curious, and capable global citizens who will work to make the world a better place.

1. Encourage the mindset of a National Geographic explorer

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The National Geographic Learning Framework communicates our core beliefs and values and provides educators like you the tools you need to teach kids about the world and how it works. The Learning Framework lays out the attitudes, skills, and knowledge that encompass the curious, collaborative, and empowered mindset of a Nat Geo Explorer—and shows your students that science, exploration, and conservation are alive outside their textbooks.

2.  Explore a world of resources at your fingertips

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Bring National Geographic into your classroom with our digital Resource Library. The Resource Library offers hundreds of high-quality, standards-based educational assets curated into collections grounded in the bold and transformative approach that National Geographic takes around science, exploration, and storytelling.

3. Help busy bees study for the GeoBee

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The National Geographic GeoBee is an annual geography competition held at school, state, and national levels in which students compete for a chance for students to compete for prizes and college scholarships. While your students study for the GeoBee, they learn about the world, its people, and important historical events.

Register your school today!

4. Challenge your students to change the world

The GeoChallenge is an annual, standards-based competition that challenges student groups in grades five through eight to develop a creative solution to a real-world problem. Groups respond to critical issues by using research, collaboration, creativity, and communication to create and present real-world solutions.

Register your teams today!

5. Go beyond the page

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Inspire your students to learn about the world with National Geographic Explorer magazine. This K-5/6 classroom magazine, available in six reading levels, offers fascinating storytelling and stunning photographs to help teach important reading skills through engaging nonfiction content. View a sample issue to see how Explorer magazine can become a fun and indispensable addition to your classroom.