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National Geographic Explorer Academy Review & Codes

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National Geographic Explorer Academy Review & Codes

We are big readers in our household. Ever since the kids were very little, my husband and I would read stories to the kids every night and by the time they learned to read themselves, they would read books to us. Along with my families love of literature, we also have a love for STEM. This is probably due to the fact that I hold a degree in science and worked in a research lab for 15 years. The kids basically grew up learning the ins and outs of a laboratory. So you can imagine my excitement when I learned about the National Geographic Explorer Academy series, which combines my love of literature with STEM!

National Geographic Explorer Academy Review

The Explorer Academy series is a fact-based fiction series inspired by the real-life adventures of real National Geographic explorers. Each book integrates STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), geography, and other subjects into an action-packed storyline. Kids will be engaged with intriguing codebreaking challenges, near-future technology, and an engaging storyline. The books feature diverse kids and cultures from around the world and each book ends with a “Truth Behind the Fiction” section that profiles real explorers and their work. Along with these awesome themes, the series also teaches kids the values of friendship, family, loyalty, and trust.

In book 1 of Explorer Academy The Nebula Secret, 12-year-old Cruz Coronado follows in his mother’s foot steps and leaves home to attend the prestigious Explorer Academy. The Academy actually takes place on a ship that sails around the world and only 25 kids were chosen to attend and become the next generation of great explorers.

However, things seem to be more than it seems. The night before Cruz leaves for the Academy, his life was threatened and upon arriving there, it seems like his is in continued danger.  Cruz thinks it has to do with the big secret his mom took to the grave. So the midst of attending cool classes, participating in augmented reality expeditions, and making new friends, he must tackle the biggest question of all: Who is out to get him… and why?

National Geographic Explorer Academy Review

Explorer Academy The Nebula Secret, is a fun read that not only keeps kids engaged with themystery of it all but also in engaging in the fun secret codes to put an interactive and educational spin to it! I began reading it with my 12 year old daughter and truth be told, she passed me up and finished the book herself and was already on the second book.

I also virtual school my Nephew who is 7 years old, so I thought it would be a fun book to read together.  Although the series is recommended for children 8 years and older, he takes gifted classes, so I thought it might be a fun challenge for him.  I was right, totally dove into the story as we read it together and while some of the words are above his vocabulary, it really challenged him to expand it.

We’re so sure kids will love Explorer Academy that we’re offering 50% off the first book, The Nebula Secret. Click here to use your special code 50OFFEA1 on Amazon. Offer valid 1/18/21 through 3/19/21 or while supplies last. 

National Geographic Explorer Academy Review

National Geographic Explorer Academy Codes

As I mentioned, this book series really expands the mind both literature wise but also math, science and more!  The National Geographic site has some great Explorer Academy codes and activities your child can “explore” while diving into the series. Below are a few from their site that my kids downloaded and loved, clicked the link and it will take you to their site to download the PDF files!

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National Geographic Explorer Academy Codes

Click on Image to download the codes or click here.

National Geographic Explorer Academy Codes

Click on Image to download the codes or click here.

National Geographic Explorer Academy Codes

Click on Image to download the codes or click here.

National Geographic Explorer Academy Codes

National Geographic Explorer Academy Codes

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