Explore geography, history, and culture with the globetrotting hero.
Carmen Sandiego™, the ever-elusive super-thief, is back to lead a new generation of curious explorers! Known for her beloved video games and TV shows, Carmen is a champion for world culture, history, and geography. Follow her adventures and teach your students about cultural awareness and empathy.
Watch Carmen’s new Netflix® series, join her crew, and help your students become fearless adventurers from their very own classroom! Read on for more details and activities.
Carmen Sandiego was first spotted in 1985, starring as the world’s greatest thief in a series of video games and TV shows. A protector of world culture, Carmen only steals to defend it—returning cultural treasures to their home countries.
As students follow the story of this strong Latina hero, they learn about geography, history, and diversity. Carmen’s adventures are an excellent way to enable discussions around social-emotional learning, cultural awareness, and empathy.
Follow Carmen in her new animated series on Netflix and learn alongside her as she explores geography, culture, and history with our classroom episode guides, perfect for Grades K–6.
Carmen is voiced by Gina Rodriguez, known for her leading role in Jane the Virgin, which earned her a Golden Globe in 2015. Rodriguez is the daughter of Puerto Rican parents and a supporter of bilingual education, anti-bullying initiatives, and diversity in media.
Also starring in the new series is Finn Wolfhard, known for his roles in the Netflix series Stranger Things and the film It.