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The world is constantly changing and current events from places around the globe reach us every day. Students need to know the basic skills of geography and map use to be well informed. Our programs are designed to spark an interest in learning by allowing students to follow a sport that they enjoy.
 
Below are some events that may interest teachers and students. They are a great starting point for further reading and research projects.
 
SPORTS:
  • THE NEXT OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES will be held in Beijing, China in February of 2022.
    For more information, visit:
    http://www.olympic.org/.
  • THE NEXT OLYMPIC SUMMER GAMES will be held in Tokyo, Japan in 2020.
    For more information, visit:
    http://www.olympic.org/tokyo-2020.
  • The next FIFA MEN'S WORLD CUP will be played in Qatar in 2022.
    For more information, visit https://www.fifa.com/worldcup/qatar2022/index.html.
  • THE next FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP will be held in France in 2019.
    For more information, visit
    http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/index.html.
  • The NCAA website is a great place to get updated information about college sports.
    For more information, visit
    www.ncaasports.com
 
 GEOGRAPHY:
  • RESOURCES for access to classroom geography resources including outline maps, visit http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education.
  • GEOGRAPHY AWARENESS WEEK is always the third week in November. For details visit https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/programs/geography-awareness-week
  • EARTH DAY is April 22nd of each year. Earth Day events are often scheduled for the weekends before or after April 22nd. For more information, contact www.earthday.net