Google-Earth Based Quiz Tests Kids’ Africa IQPublication: National Geographic News Date: December 12, 2006 View Article
What’s the most populous city in Africa? Are the Mbuti a pygmy group? Which river, the Zambezi or the Nile, empties into the Mediterranean Sea?
Just a few years ago such an onslaught of questions would have sent students scrambling for an atlas and encyclopedia set.
Today anyone with a computer can launch a layer on the desktop globe Google Earth and virtually fly over Africa as they search for the correct answers.