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Explore Your Earth
Welcome to Explore Your Earth, a new cross-curricular language arts, geography, and science program and contest, designed to help students in grades 6 through 8 learn about local and worldwide environmental issues. Developed by Google and Scholastic Inc., these fun, easy-to-use, standards-based lessons will enable your students to take a virtual tour around the world!

Google Earth will guide you as you explore the globe and see new places, communicate with other students and teachers around the country, and learn how your everyday decisions affect the environment.

Teacher Resources

Review these resources as you prepare for the lessons.


The Earth
Photos, kids: Photodisc/Getty Images; Earth: courtesy of Google.

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Explore Your Earth Contest!

Students could WIN:
A trip to Space Camp!

Teachers could WIN:
Lenovo 3000 PCs!

Download the How to Enter the Explore Your Earth Contest Reproducible A (PDF) for step-by-step information on how to enter.

Entry Deadline: May 22, 2006

Entry Form (PDF) and
Official Rules (PDF)