World Cultures and Geography Copyright Update

Introducing National Geographic World Cultures and Geography, combining authentic National Geographic exploration and media into a standards-based program creating a shared experience for all students.

Prepare your students for an increasingly global future as you share The National Geographic Experience.

  • Immerse students in real-life experiences with more than 30 National Geographic Explorers
  • Accessible, scaffolded content to support geographic discovery for every student
  • Active learning for active students with more than 200 Interactive Whiteboard lessons

Two Paths to Success!

Use print and digital resources separately or together.

Now available in Spanish!

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Andrew J Milson

Andrew Milson is a professor of social science education and geography at the University of Texas at Arlington. He taught middle school history and geography near Dallas, Texas. Andy conducts research... more

Peggy Altoff

Peggy Altoff’s experience includes teaching middle school and high school students, supervising teachers, and serving as adjunct university staff. Peggy served as a state social studies specialist in ... more

Mark H Bockenhauer

Mark Bockenhauer is a professor of geography at St. Norbert College and a former geographer-in-residence at the National Geographic Society. Mark has extensive experience in teacher professional devel... more

Janet Smith

Jan Smith is a professor of geography at Shippensburg University. Jan began her teaching career as a high school teacher in Virginia where she served as a teacher consultant for the Virginia Geographi... more

Michael W Smith

Professor, College of Education Temple University Dr. Michael Smith joined the ranks of college teachers after eleven years of teaching high school English. He has won awards for his teaching at both ... more

David W Moore

Professor of Education Arizona State University Dr. David Moore taught high school social studies and reading in Arizona public schools before entering college teaching. He currently teaches secondary... more
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Informal and Formal Assessment: Print, Online and CD-ROM

  • Informal assessment: Review and Assessment, and Standardized Test Practice monitor comprehension
  • Formal assessment: 2 versions of chapter tests measure progress (on level and for striving readers)
  • Document-based questions for each chapter encourage critical thinking
  • ExamView® CD-ROM provides test item banks to create tests

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MindTap for Students
  • Student eEdition with text at a modified readability level
  • Interactive Map Tool
  • myAssignments
  • Maps and Graphs
  • National Geographic Digital Library Images and Original Video
MindTap for Teachers
  • Teacher’s eEdition
  • Core Content Presentations
  • Interactive Whiteboard GeoActivities
  • Guided Writing
  • Professional Development
  • Maps and Graphs
  • Digital Library
  • Active Options for Active Learners
  • Strategies for Differentiation
  • National Geographic Digital Library Images and Original Video

World Cultures and Geography Video

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