The Geography Game That’s Fun for Everyone

GeoPlunge® offers a great way to help children learn about United States’ geography while simply having fun. It is a game for all ages, from first graders to senior citizens.

FOCUS on Geography

Head to and check out the newest interactive photo essay titled "Urban Agriculture in Helsinki, Finland" by Sophia E. Hagolani-Albov.

 Become an AGS Junior Service Fellow

High school students who have taken the AP® Human Geography course, scoring a 3, 4, or 5 on the exam, is now eligible to become an American Geographical Society Junior Service Fellow!

AGS Endorses the GeoForAll Initiative - Get Involved Today!

The “Geo for All” initiative was created to ensure that students from economically poor backgrounds worldwide will be able to get geospatial education (without the need for high cost proprietary GI software), by having access to having free and open GIS software.

Geographical Review Preview Articles
AGS offers a “sneak peak”!

Take a look at the newest article preview titled "Networks and healthy cities: A proposal for spreading good practices based on a case-study"  by Paz Benito del Pozo, Néstor Serrano and Pilar Marques-Sanchez

GeoBadges: Crisis Mappers

Earn the Crisis Mappers GeoBadges while at the same time working on projects that can help make the difference for disaster stricken areas. To learn more about Crisis Mappers click here.

January 05, 2017 - Map of the Week, News and Information

American Geographical Society Interviewed-Connections Map

AGS has constructed spotlight articles for a considerable amount of companies and non-profits in and outside of the United States. The articles are at the UBIQUE section of the AGS website. It has been stated that about 80% of data involve a geospatial component. So, AGS has decided to develop a we... Read more...

December 07, 2016 - Map of the Week, News and Information

Mapping Average Temperature for December

  The map shows the average temperature for December across the states spanning from the years 2001 to 2015. During that time period, there were years such as -- 2006, 2011, 2014 -- when the average winter were considered warmer than expected. What do you predict the average temperature fo... Read more...

November 30, 2016 - Map of the Week, News and Information

John Snow's Cholera Map

John Snow's Cholera Map is shown above. In 1854, there was a cholera outbreak in Soho, London. John Snow overlaid the cholera cases on a map featuring the location of the area's drinking wells. Snow's map enable him to discover that contaminated drinking water was a main contributor to the outbr... Read more...