Why Geography Matters

This three minute video, put out by Google Earth, provides some insight into what geography is and why it matters through the eyes of students.

Geography Awareness

Did you know that American knowledge of geography is one of the worst in the world? A National Geographic-Roper Study that surveyed young Americans showed that 88 percent of those questioned could not find Afghanistan on a map of Asia. Sixty-three percent could not find Iraq or Saudi Arabia on a map, and 75 percent could not point out Iran or Israel.

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