Access your free sample:

On iPad

  1. Download the National Geographic Explorer for Schools App.
  2. In the Accounts tab, sign in using the following:
    Username: explorer
    Password: explorer
  3. Look for the free issues in the Available Issues tab.

On Mac or PC

  1. Download and install the Araloc Viewer using these Setup directions.
  2. Download the issue here.
  3. Sign in using the following:
    Username: explorer
    Password: explorer
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