Visit the EarthView web site to meet the team and learn about the project.

Monday, June 29, 2009

The Presidential Map

Here is an important message for fans of EarthView: President Obama likes maps, too!
On June 10, the president received a map from the National Geographic Society (which also sponsor's our Globe Lady's program, President Obama started studying the map right away! It is amazing what you can learn, just by looking at a map.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

What is your state crustacean?

Geographers have noticed that people identify characteristics of their home regions that are distinctive. Together these characteristics define what geographers call a sense of place. In Maryland, the blue crab is just one of several symbols of which Marylanders are rightly proud.

Read about these symbols and then do some research on the symbols -- official or informal -- of your own state. Be sure to explore the rest of the Maryland Kids Page -- it teaches a lot of geography!

Tuesday, June 16, 2009


Read about Sporcle in the Boston Globe! The article is about geography games online, and features BSC geography enthusiast Megan Goodrich. Learn about more geography games from EarthView member Dr. Hayes-Bohanan at

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Wrapping up the year

EarthView reached 10,000 students at several dozen schools during its debut year. The EarthView team was very pleased to end this very exciting year in our own back yard -- at the Mitchell School in Bridgewater.
Read the Bridgewater Independent article and see a video that really captures the spirit of EarthView!

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Global Message

Read this great message from buildings throughout the world!

The EarthView team learned about GeoGreeting from one of our BSC geography alumni, Kristan. She is a planner in the town of Danvers -- one of the many BSC graduates putting her geographic education to work in our region.

Coverage of EarthView visit to Davis

The May 8 & 15 visit to Davis School has led to this very nice article on the Brockton Public Schools web site. The superintendent of schools and the president of the college were both able to join students that day, and made some interesting comments about geography education.