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Guerrilla Geography

  • Date
    November 13, 2012
  • Time 7:00 p.m.
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price All tickets $25

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Photo: Daniel Raven-Ellison
Daniel Raven-Ellison

Photograph by Darren Moore

Think geography is just reading maps and memorizing names of places? Don’t tell that to Daniel Raven-Ellison. A self-described “guerrilla geographer” and Nat Geo Emerging Explorer, Raven-Ellison believes in challenging people to experience the world around them in a more meaningful, surprising way, such as taking a photo every eight steps as they travel across the urban landscape. His Mission: Explore books challenge kids to take action to improve their worlds. Come along for the adventure, as this innovative, entertaining educator redefines what you think geography is—and shows how “guerrilla” artists, explorers, gardeners, and others use geography to find solutions.

Event followed by reception in the National Geographic Dining Hall. Attendees will be eligible to win a world wall map from National Geographic Maps

A Geographic Awareness Week event presented in partnership with National Geographic Education.

Watch Daniel Raven-Ellison explain Guerrilla Geography at the 2012 National Geographic Explorers Symposium:

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