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. Download the Spanish issue here.
  4. Sign in using the following:
    Username: explorer
    Password: explorer
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This exciting app engages students like never before. It includes:
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Take exploration off the page with the free interactive whiteboard lesson. The YOUNG EXPLORER interactive whiteboard lessons are now platform neutral.

Click here for detailed directions on how to set up the app on your iPad, Mac or PC.

**Note that the app may not be compatible with some interactive whiteboard software. In those cases, you may wish to control the lesson directly from your device.
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