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Virtual Field Trip | Black History Month

In this Virtual Field Trip, we celebrate Black History Month and the contributions of Black Explorers from the past and present. We explore the North Pole with Matthew Henson, examine the importance of Green Book sites with Candacy Taylor, launch to the moon with Katherine Johnson, and tell stories with Asha Stuart.

Visit for more National Geographic educational resources developed for educators, parents, and caregivers to implement with K-12 learners. The nonfiction articles, videos, photographs, maps, and infographics on the National Geographic Resource Library investigate the science, geography, and history behind the important phenomena, discoveries, and ideas of our time.

Delve into Candacy Taylor’s “Overground Railroad” Green Book map:

For other Washington, D.C. arts & humanities educational programs, visit the D.C. Collaborative:

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Candacy Taylor, Clifton’s, Denver Public Library, Dunbar Village, Ernest Withers Estate, The HistoryMakers, Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego, Nelson Malden, Smithsonian Institution, Trunk Archive, Verizon.

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