Geography bee teaches students about maps and more

04/12/2011 | Columbia Daily Tribune (Mo.)

Students participating in the National Geographic Bee must make it through several rounds of local and state competition to advance to the national level. The national finals, held in Washington, D.C., feature 54 students from fourth through eighth grades vying for a $25,000 college scholarship. The students must answer questions that go beyond memorizing place names to show that geography can affect history, culture and other aspects of life.

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