This week, we learned …
Photographs by Evan Amos, courtesy Wikimedia. Public domain
What’s our favorite doughnut?
The farmlands of Calexico, California, contrast with the suburban city of Mexicali, Baja California.
Photograph by Tim Drake, courtesy Wikimedia. CC-BY-SA-4.0
Use our lesson to help students understand the implications of political borders.
A baseball player slides into home at Yankee Stadium in 1919.
Photograph by Paul Thompson, National Geographic
Navigate New York’s baseball stadiums, new and old, with our interactive map!
A giant, bronze statue of Nelson Mandela has some big shoes. South Africa is the most unequal nation in terms of income distribution.
Photograph by James Nachtwey, National Geographic
How do you teach about inequality and distribution?
Bison migrate out of Yellowstone National Park.
Photograph by Michael Nichols, National Geographic
What is a species range, and how does it change?
What modern languages are a risk of extinction?
Scientists studying the buzz of the bees may offer insight to health, biology, and climatology.
Photograph by Mark Moffett, National Geographic
How might wingbeats help track an infestation of insects?
What are the basic parts of a circuit?
The Earth is home to more than 100 million lakes of at least half an acre in size. This one is in Jiuzhaigou Nature Reserve and National Park, Sichuan Province, China.
Photograph by Ami Vitale, National Geographic
What is “lake turnover”?
Of course we’d illustrate with a picture of a geographer!
Painting by Jan Vermeer, courtesy Stadel. Public domain
Does this “Old Master” painting from the Dutch Golden Age look realistic?
A teacher manages conflict resolution at a preschool in Connecticut.
Photograph by Lynn Johnson, National Geographic
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