National Geographic Learning Materials to Support Students in West Virginia

Schools in 29 Counties Will Have Access to NGL Solutions for Upcoming School Year

Boston, MA, August 2, 2016 National Geographic Learning (NGL), part of Cengage Learning, today announced significant adoptions of K-5 Science, 9-12 Chemistry and Forensic Science across 29 counties in West Virginia. NGL solutions available to these schools for the 2016-2017 school year to better engage students include:

  • National Geographic Learning Science: combines instruction in Science and Engineering Practices, Disciplinary Core Ideas, and Crosscutting Concepts to bring science learning to life. Materials promote science success through real-world science research with National Geographic Explorers, scientists, and photographers.
  • National Geographic Learning Forensic Science: integrates math, chemistry, biology, physics, and earth science with content aligned to the National Science Education Standards. Resources provide students with dynamic, visually powerful resources that deliver scientific content paired with hands-on classroom and lab activities.
  • National Geographic Learning Chemistry: introduces students to the language of Chemistry and builds up to theory using math coverage and problem-solving exercises. These materials make chemistry more accessible and relevant to a wide-range of students.

“We are thrilled to bring National Geographic Learning resources to more classrooms in West Virginia,” said Vincent Grosso, Senior Vice President of National Geographic Learning, a part of Cengage Learning. “National Geographic Learning solutions bring together thought-provoking content, engaging visuals, and real-life stories to inspire learners and bring educational concepts to life.”

As a result of these recent adoptions, NGL K-5 Science will be available in 13 out of 55 counties in West Virginia. NGL 9-12 Chemistry has been adopted by 10 counties and Forensic Science has been chosen by 19 counties, including Randolph County, the largest in the state.

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About Cengage Learning and National Geographic Learning

Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. National Geographic Learning, part of Cengage Learning, is a provider of quality core and supplemental educational materials for the PreK‐12, adult education and ELT markets. Cengage Learning and National Geographic Learning distribute a variety of content from the National Geographic Society to the academic and library markets worldwide.