Giant Map from NGS to Hit Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

A cool Geo EDU story here as word of the National Geographic traveling map “road show” will be reaching Mississippi in an effort to help educate kids on geography.  According to a report, the map measures 26 feet by 35 feet and is designed as a giant game board to introduce students to the diverse geography of Asia. Designed for grades K-8, the map comes with a trunk full of accessories, including interactive activities and props and photo cards that teach students about the physical characteristics of the continent as well as its rich history, wildlife, and varied cultures. Way cool! See detaisl in this story from the Hattiesburg American

Image credit: National Geographic

See more about the NGS Traveling Map events HERE