National Geographic : 1995 Nov
BEHIND THE SCENES I' ,~ai 9-i ~ ~s.-~ a~bFl~t td Yi *$nY. 9 RudnYY O9orsk M K t Zhedi~' La ,tra h~ a .Arfloa Serr~me) rtaai'Qargl- Oskelecr E~r AL T. \ . U Ze. " ZhexgaZ3hara r a~aash Dcef,> T, ~ldyyotg, *Sri. 4 *1tord ,Q ~r~,a~d " lmd p( X3 ,3a TH WOL KEEP S TUNIG an ou a- rvsio in 192 Als ade:terueo taphr kee up wit it. Fo th seon th Enls hne unl pndi rvsion of th it diin h S oit' 194 th Ara Se' shrikin sho- line Ata fteWolampo Kaahsa an th ne n atin of Erte an alu (above is loin its h. To. relc it eet A jsmnshvebe aet h odr Presenting "Earth 2U, Exploring Geography" THIS BIG-BEAKED BIRD will lead young museum-goers to adventure in an exhibit called "Earth 2U, Exploring Geography," opening November 15 at Explorers Hall in our Washington, D. C., head quarters. Visitors receive special question-and-answer "passports" to be stamped as they tour the hands-on show, which features walk-in globes, a make-your-own earthquake table, and an up-to the-second world population clock. Instructional materials keyed to the exhibit, including games, les son plans, and teaching props, will be available to schools through state geographic alliances. MARC ROSENTHA Funded by Nissan Motor Corpo ration U.S.A. and co-sponsored by the Society and the Smithsonian Institution, "Earth 2U, Exploring Geography" will travel to 39 cities during the next five years to spread the word that geography is fun. * THE EXHIBIT SCHEDULE INCLUDES: Nashville, TN Mar. 1996; Orlando, FL June 1996; Chicago, ILOct. 1996; Logan, KS Feb. 1997; Jersey City, NJ Nov. 1997; Kalamazoo, MI Feb. 1998; Fort Worth, TX Oct. 1998 * SO WHERE ARE YOU? Total NGS members (1994): 9,203,079 Country with most members? United States: 7,147,349 Most members in U. S.? California: 943,398 Fewest members in ,no U.S.? / North Dakota: 19,025 S Most members in SEurope? K British Isles: 335,114 Fewest members in Asia? Tajikistan: 2 * FOR INFORMATION Call: 1-800-NGS-LINE (1-800-647-5463) Toll free from U. S., Canada 8 a.m .-8 p.m . ET Mon.- Fri. Special device for the hearing impaired (TDD) 1-800-548-9797 Write: National Geographic Society 1145 17th Street N.W. Washington, D. C. 20036-4688 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, NOVEMBER 1995 a 1~~~ ' u4ry Ut4'