Bemidji State’s Geography Club Presents National Geography Week of Activities

Badge: 2018-23 Strategic Plan: Priority 3The Geography Club at Bemidji State is hosting a full week of activities in celebration of National Geography Week, Nov. 12-16.

Monday, Nov. 12 – Friday, Nov. 16

Geography Map Contest: Deliver printed entries to the Map Library in Hagg-Sauer 244 by Nov. 16. First place winner will receive a prize. Rules and regulations include the size of the map must not exceed 22” x 34”, the map can be hand drawn or created in a software program, the map must include a compass rose, scale bar, title, legend and a neat line. Add the name, phone number and student ID of the map’s creator on the back of the map.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

4 – 6 p.m. – Geography Week Job Panel: BSU alumni and representatives from the Minnesota DNR will provide tips on finding jobs in geography-related fields.

Thursday, Nov. 15

9:30 a.m. — 1:30 p.m. — Geography Week Geobowl Quizzes: Earn extra credit for geography classes and get free coffee and a doughnut. Hagg-Sauer 244.

4 — 5 p.m. — Geography Week Lecture: Learn about methods of remotely classifying river systems in the U.S. and Mongolia from John J. Costello IV, civil and environmental engineer, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology ’18. Hagg-Sauer 247.

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