017 Geography Bee


 

Winner--Ryan Little  (6th grade)

Runner Up--Mycah Taylor (6th grade)

 

Geography Websites to Help Geography Bee Students

Information about HEB ISD Geography Bee

http://schoolctr.hebisd.edu/education/components/docmgr/default.php?sectiondetailid=47162&

 

National Geographic Geo Bee http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/geobee/today.html#/start

 

National Geographic http://nationalgeographic.com

 

Website to prepare: http://geography.about.com/cs/geographybee/a/geobee.htm

 

World Games http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Geography.htm

 

Geography Guide http://www.factmonster.com/spot/99geography1.html

 

Countries of the Worldhttp://www.factmonster.com/countries.html

Info on all countries by FactMonster

 

CNN: Special Reportshttp://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/ 

This is the home page for CNN\'s interactive special reports. This site gives great background information on items such as the Middle East, Afghanistan, North Korea and more.

 

Population Reference Bureauhttp://www.prb.org/

All the population data you could ever use...and more.

 

WorldAtlas.comhttp://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm

World atlas, maps, current time, currency conversions, flags and more

 

Geography of the World Game http://www.quia.com/rr/29708.html 

(Doesn’t cost anything just play)

 

USA State Information http://www.50states.com/

 

Blank Outline Maps http://alliance.la.asu.edu/azga/  (Go to Maps on the right hand side)

 

Test Your Geography Knowledge http://www.mccollam.com/fun/geoquiz/

 

Houghton Mifflin Site http://www.eduplace.com/geonet

A game site to help improve all levels of Geography Skills

 

Wilson & Ditch Digging America http://www.pbs.org/teachers/connect/resources/7924/preview/

 

 

Geography Bee Books

The books I would suggest that you have on hand to study with:

 

1.   A current National Geographic Atlas

 

2.   National Geographic Bee Official Study Guide, 3rd Edition by Stephen Cunha ISBN#9781426301988

  If you don’t buy the book at least preview it with your students at Google Book

 

3.   The Handy Geography Answer Book by Paul Tucci and Matt Rosenberg ISBN#9781578592159

If you don’t buy this book here is a nice “snippet” of another book called Complete Idiots Guide to Geography that is onGoogle Books

 

4.   The Geography Bee Complete Preparation Handbook 1,001 Questions and Answers to Help You Win Again and Again by Matthew T. Rosenberg ISBN#9780761535713

 

5.   Afghanistan to Zimbabwe: Country Facts That Helped Me Win the National Geographic Bee by Andrew Wojtanik ISBN#9780792279815