How to Ace the National Geographic Bee aims to help kids in grades four through eight prepare to compete in the Society's annual geography competition. Featuring maps, photos, graphs, a variety of questions actually used in past Bees, plus an extensive resource section, the guide t only reviews geographic facts but also helps readers recognize themes, identify relationships, and understand how geographers think. In the 4th edition all statistics have been revised to reflect the most up-to-date figures, new question rounds have been added as well as new tips on how to study from Bee winners, and resources have been reviewed to ensure the most current offerings.
Steve Cunha is a professor of geography at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California. He is also the director of the California Geographic Alliance and the National Geographic Bee Coordinator for the state of California. He has taught middle school and high school science, community college geography, and outdoor recreation. He served ten seasons as a national park ranger in Alaska and in California's Yosemite National Park. He lives in Arcata, California, with his wife and three children.