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President Obama on Geography Education

President Obama participated in this year's National Geographic Bee to to "celebrate the important role that geography plays in all our lives."  During that event he made a statement that I think geographers should use more.  Go to 0:45-1:10 in the video clip to hear this message or see the transcript below. 

 

"The study of geography is about more than just memorizing places on a map. It's about understanding the complexity of our world, appreciating the diversity of cultures that exists across continents. And in the end, it's about using all that knowledge to help bridge divides and bring people together."   

 

-President Barack Obama (cool guy)

 

Tags: Geography, GeographyEducation, video, geo-inspiration.


Via Seth Dixon
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GIS student's comment, September 9, 2012 10:24 PM
This is a great step for America. Nothing better than the President of the United States pushing for Geography and Geography Education. President Obama tells us what geography really is about, "It's about understanding the complexity of our world, appreciating the diversity of cultures that exists across continents." This is something that every student should know because without appreciating diversity and culture, how can one truly be American, a land where diversity is its heritage.
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The True Size Of Africa | All That Is Interesting

The True Size Of Africa | All That Is Interesting | IB&A Level Geography | Scoop.it
While Africa tends to take up little space in our consciousness and subsequent policies, the geographical truth of the continent is much more vast.

Via Marc Crawford , Mankato East High School
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