Connecticut Geographic Alliance


Family Geography Challenge



Grades K-5:  This family-oriented program gets parents and children involved in discovering the world through books, maps, special programs, and everyday experiences.  One or more teachers host a one-hour workshop for families who do hands-on activities and are encouraged to do a project for three weeks and return their work for a certificate.  Each family receives a National Geographic Society world map, an inflatable globe, and a ‘Helping Your Child Learn Geography” booklet..

Grades 5-8:  The program can also be used with students in the upper elementary and middle school years.  Families attend a one-hour workshop and receive an NGS wall map of the world and related materials.  They do various activities at least once a week for six weeks, keeping a log of their work.  Then they return the log for prizes and a certificate.

For more information on this outstanding program or for a brochure, contact Laura Krenicki at 860-639-8336 or by email at KrenickiLaura@yahoo.com


 


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