Photo Credits

Grade 6


Facing Fear BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

What is the Science Behind Fear?: Jim Wehtje/Photodisc/Getty Images
Fires, orchestras, parachutes. Some other ways to describe coronavirus — besides war.:
How can I overcome my fear of public speaking?: Comstock/Getty Images
The Power of Expressing Yourself: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
“We got you:” How four teen surfers rescued drowning swimmers from a rip current: ©Real Deal Photo/Shutterstock
The Primitive, Complicated, Essential Emotion Called Fear:
Migraines: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
How Roller Coasters Work: Roller Coaster Components: Purestock/Getty Images
Phobias may be memories passed down in genes from ancestors: ©Orhan Cam/Shutterstock
‘I Was a Little Scared’: Inside America’s Reopening Schools: ©ti-ja/E+/Getty Images
Need for Speed?: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
Famous Ghosts in American History: ©Jacob Ammentorp Lund/Alamy
Infographic: Curiosity Rover’s “Seven Minutes of Terror”: Purestock/Getty Images
The science of choking under pressure—and how to avoid it: ©Corbis
No Trick Or Treat: Americans Get Creative To Celebrate Halloween Safely: ©EvgeniiAnd/iStock/Getty Images
What Frightens America’s Youth?: ©Elmer Frederick Fischer/Corbis
Are Infants Afraid of Heights?: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Migraines: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
How your worst fears stack up against reality: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Horror Fans Cope Better with the Pandemic, Study Finds: ©Dmitry Kalinovsky/Shutterstock

Animal Intelligence ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

Elephants Outwit Humans During Intelligence Test: Richard van Kesteren/Alamy
Elephants Give a Helping Trunk: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Parrots Are a Lot More Than ‘Pretty Bird’: Stockdisc/Getty Images
Smart vultures never, ever cross the Spain-Portugal border. Why?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Surprising stories of animal intelligence: ©EmirMemedovski/iStock/Getty Images
How Highly Trained Anti-Poaching Dogs Are Saving Rhinos In Africa: Comstock/Getty Images
First Proof That Wild Animals Really Can Communicate With Us: © searagen / Alamy
How Smart Is An Octopus?: ©Paul Whitehead /Alamy
Horses are smarter than we realize: Comstock/Getty Images
What Do Cats Think About Us? You May Be Surprised: Comstock/Getty Images
Animal Cam Education: ©goce risteski/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Opinion: We Didn’t Domesticate Dogs. They Domesticated Us.: ©Cybernesco/iStockphoto.com
A New Frontier in Animal Intelligence: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Cats Are Not Dependent on Humans, Study Shows: DAJ
Guard Dogs 101: What You Need to Know Before Getting a Dog for Protection: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Dogs Detecting Disease: Meet America’s Cancer-Sniffing Canines: Comstock/Getty Images
Police geese: A Chinese crime-fighting plan isn’t quite as ridiculous as it sounds:
Bat Echo: Rolf Nussbaumer Photography/Alamy
What’s the Waggle Dance? And Why Do Honeybees Do It?: Don Farrall/Digital Vision
Yes, Animals Think and Feel. Here’s How We Know: ©Ermolaev Alexandr/Adobe Stock

Dealing with Disaster ©Corbis

Causes and Effects of Hurricanes:
Wisconsin family’s fallout shelter becomes historical exhibit: Photodisc/Getty Images
How the Pacific Northwest is preparing for a catastrophic tsunami: Stockbyte/Getty Images
A decade into the Katrina diaspora: ©Jerry Sharp/Shutterstock
Man shelters 300 dogs from Hurricane Delta in Mexico home: ©arhendrix/Shutterstock
How the trauma of Hurricane Harvey plagues some survivors’ mental health 1 year later: ©Denise Arzer/Shutterstock
New Satellite Helps Scientists Track El Niño: Artville/Getty Images
How to prepare for spring flash flooding: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Giant plastic-cleaning system headed to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: ©Rich Carey/Shutterstock
Woman describes what it was like to be the only survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm: ©REAL TIME IT02794870960/Shutterstock
In the dark over power grid security: ©Corbis
Fire in Nature: ©art-pho/Shutterstock
Milk, Bread, and Eggs: The Trinity of Winter-Storm Panic-Shopping: ©Brian Tolbert/Spirit/Corbis
Extreme Events: ©Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
What You Need To Know As The First COVID-19 Vaccine Heads Your Way: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Natural Disasters: Stocktrek/Corbis
6 Myths About What You Should Do When Disaster Strikes: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
‘Humans of the Water’: The untold stories of La. flood victims: ©Byba Sepit/Digital Vision/Getty Images
FEMA 101 — How It All Works: ©Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
Dogs ease pandemic isolation for nursing home residents: ©Corbis

Making Your Voice Heard ©Alvaro Ortiz/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Lascaux: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Cesar Chavez:
With Seattle Shelter Effort, Amazon Shows Glimmers of a ‘Good Neighbor’: Philip Kramer/Photodisc/Getty Images
How To Fight—and How Not To: ©John Langford/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Meet the teen whose discovery could lead to a Covid-19 cure: ©AlexRaths/Getty Images/iStockphoto.com
Top 10 skills children learn from the arts: ©David Fischer/Digital Vision/Getty Images
What Teens Say They Need, and How Schools Can Adjust: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Christo’s Newest Project: Walking on Water: Photodisc/Getty Images
Students explore fashion, promote self expression through clothing: DreamPictures/Blend Images/Corbis
How Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman Overcame a Speech Impediment and Found Her Voice: ©Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Digital Vision/Getty Image
Texas teenager creates $20 water purifier to tackle toxic e-waste pollution: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Power of Introverts: Dynamic Graphics/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Your body language shapes who you are: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Art + Technology = New Art Forms, Not Just New Art: ©Helder Almeida/Fotolia
Zoom camera option impacts classroom experience: ©OJO Images Ltd/Alamy
What Does it Mean To Be Human?: ©Pichugin Dmitry/Shutterstock
Martin Luther King, Jr.: 8 peaceful protests that bolstered civil rights: ©Luiz Felipe Castro/Flickr/Getty Images
Haters Gonna Hate. Teen Girl Activists Shake it Off and Try Again: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Behold, the power of a good idea!: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Navigating the Election Process for Students and First Time Voters: ©adamkaz/Getty Images

Decisions That Matter ©Radius Images/Alamy

The Desegregation of Sturgis High School:
1969 Alcatraz Takeover “changed the whole course of history”: ©Jeff Dalton/Shutterstock
The Flight 93 National Memorial Park: Alan Becker/PhotoDisc/Getty Images
An Act of Courage: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Old times not forgotten: Mississippi furls rebel-themed flag: Stockbyte/Getty Images
6 Black Heroes of the Civil War: ©Phillip Reeves/Dreamstime
Marie Curie: ©fStop/Alamy
The Real Story of Revere’s Ride: ©Photodisc/Alamy
Teenagers, Friends and Bad Decisions: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
News and America’s Kids: ©Hiya Images/Corbis
Vacaville inmates train shelter dogs to become service dogs in new program: Comstock/Getty Images
Social Change: ©maxstockphoto/Shutterstock
9/11 hero’s actions become a lesson in character: ©Corbis
Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1985: ©C. Lee/PhotoLinkPhotodisc/Getty Images
WI-Fi-enabled school buses leave no child offline: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How a paramedic’s split-second decision may have saved a Parkland student’s life: ©Corbis
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Fast Facts: ©FSO/Alamy
17 Tips to Steer Kids of All Ages Through the Political Season: ©Ariel Skelley/DigitalVision/Getty Images
4 Steps to Making Better Decisions: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Teen Brain: Behavior, Problem Solving, and Decision Making: Jupiterimages/Getty Images

What Tales Tell The Palma Collection/Getty Images

Where Did Dragons Come From?: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Archaeological Evidence of Homer’s Trojan War Found: ©Marion Bull/Alamy
‘Hamilton’ the Broadway musical is now a dazzling book: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
The Pre-Viking Legend of Ragnarӧk: ©Corbis
Fairy Tales Are Over 6,000 Years Old: ©SongSpeckels/iStockphoto.com
More ‘disease’ than ‘Dracula’—how the vampire myth was born: ©Ysbrand Cosijn/Shutterstock
Library of Congress Digs into 170 Billion Tweets: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Atlantis—True Story or Cautionary Tale?: ©DeVIce/Fotolia
The World’s Oldest Papyrus and What It Can Tell Us About the Great Pyramids: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why Myths Still Matter: Hercules and His 12 Healing Labors: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How we showed Homer’s Odyssey is not pure fiction, with a little help from Facebook: ©DeiMosz/Shutterstock
20 Must-Read Middle Grade Fairytale Retellings: ©Federico Caputo/Alamy
Was There a Trojan War?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
King Arthur: Bradley Mason/Vetta/Getty Images
Why Are Dragons Important in Chinese Culture?: ©imagebroker/Alamy
Why Black Panther’s representation matters, according to the cast: ©Ocean/Corbis
Quiz: What YA mythological tale should you read next?: ©connel/Shutterstock
The Tragic Myth of the Sun God’s Son: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Author Says a Whole Culture—Not a Single “Homer”—Wrote “Iliad,” “Odyssey”: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Mark Twain: ©Folio/Alamy

Grade 7


Bold Actions

Bessie Coleman: ©National Geographic Image Collection/Alamy
Tightrope Between the Towers: ©Corbis
The Early History of Bungee Jumping: ©Karl Weatherly/Photodisc/Getty Images
Historic Photos Celebrate Pioneering Black Explorer: ©Kris Grabiec/Shutterstock
The First All-Black Team Will Climb Mount Everest Next Year: ©Nicole Kucera/Moment/Getty Images
“Space Dive” Success: Baumgartner Breaks Skydive Record, Sound Barrier: ©Denis Tabler/Shutterstock
Stray dog Arthur bonds with adventure team: paul prescott/Alamy
Dashrath Manjhi Road: ©Stephanie Friedman/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
20 unmissable extreme sports (and where to try them): ©German-skydiver/iStock/Getty
bell hooks, author and activist, dies aged 69: Comstock/Getty Images
The Red Tail Squadron: Honoring Tuskegee Airmen: [none provided:] Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Photo Shoot
Why I’m rowing across the Pacific: ©Corbis
Henry Worsley, a British Adventurer Trying to Cross Antarctica, Dies at 55: ©Frank Krahmer/Fuse/Getty Images
Crossing the Ocean Blue: ©Getty Images
Why does Amelia Earhart still fascinate us?: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Afghan women: Secret diaries of changing lives: ©Ragne Kabanova/Shutterstock
How Wingsuit Flying Works: Darryl Leniuk/Digital Vision/Getty Images
That Selfie May Be Epic, But Not Worth Your Life: ©OULAILAX NAKHONE/Shutterstock
Is it more difficult for vegans to push themselves to physical extremes?: ©Martin Gillespie/Shutterstock
Are polar bear plunges good for you?: 157179753.jpg

Perception and Reality

The Science of Optical Illusions: ©fotoadrenalina/iStockphoto.com
Woman On Street Attacked By Giant Snail, It Seems: ©Nick Norman/National Geographic/Getty Images
I Wonder What It’s Like To Be Dyslexic: ©INSADCO Photography/Alamy
Strange Worlds: Miniature Condiment Landscapes: ©Olga Khoroshunova/iStockphoto.com
What color is Tuesday? Exploring synesthesia: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Forget Everything You Think You Know About Time: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Think Like Einstein: ©Shutterstock
Special Relativity in a Nutshell: ©Corbis
‘Back to Bed’: The Creepy, Addictive Game About Sleepwalking: ©Corbis
Brain game: bringing Paddington to life on screen: ©Shutterstock
An “invisibility cloak” prototype material by Hyperstealth Biotechnology: ©Aaron Amat/Shutterstock
The Silent “Sixth” Sense: © Sebastian Kaulitzki /Dreamstime
Extraordinary Artist Stephen Wiltshire Sees Cities Once, Draws Detailed Panoramas From Memory: ©Corbis
Why do we see illusions?: Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Corbis
23 Positive Subliminal Messages in Everyday Life: ©Corbis
What is a Mental Map?: ©Getty Images
Dual Axis Illusion named the Best Illusion of 2019: ©Oleksiy Fedorov/Kalium/Age Fotostock
Is Hypnosis Real?: ©Maksym Yemelyanov/age fotostock/Alamy
Imagination Can Change What We Hear and See: ©rolffimages/Fotolia
A street magician’s tricks make everyday technology magical and mysterious: ©Corbis

Nature at Work

How Nature Resets Our Minds and Bodies: Martin Ruegner
Ocean Life: ©Carlos Davila/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
Coronaviruses Often Start in Animals — Here’s How Those Diseases Can Jump to Humans: ©2630ben/Fotolia
Explore the Ocean in 24 Hours: ©Krzysztof Odziomek/Shutterstock
Dogs could help us win the fight against COVID-19: Comstock/Getty Images
New Study Analyzes Heavy Metal Dancing: ©1bestofphoto/Alamy
It’s the Season: ©Ursula Alter/Getty Images
How reintroducing wolves helped save a famous park: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Great Monarch Butterfly Migration Mystery Solved: ©Wave/Corbis
Can You Find The Mimics In America’s Largest Insect Collection?: ©Christopher Grimmer/Shutterstock
Seven Places to Get Outside This Summer– and the Environmental Heroes to Thank for Them: ©Dave Allen Photography/Shutterstock
A dog has given birth to the first identical twin puppies: ©JUPITERIMAGES/Creatas/Alamy
Announcing the Finalists of the 12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest: ©Shutterstock
Large Abelisaurus dinosaur footprint found in Bolivia: ©MELBA PHOTO AGENCY/Alamy
The Wood Wide Web: How trees secretly talk to and share with each other: ©Zu Sanchez Photography/Flickr RF/Getty Images
Study reveals positive connection between nature experiences and happiness globally: ©Stimmungszauber/Shutterstock
‘Nature Is a Powerful Teacher’: The Educational Value of Going Outside: Comstock/Getty Images
California’s worst drought in 1,200 years in pictures: Comstock/Getty Images
Confirmed: Your Dog Understands What You’re Saying: ©Gina Smith/Shutterstock
In 100 Years, This Forest Will Be Turned Into Secret Books By Your Favorite Writers: ©AVTG/iStockphoto.com

Risk and Exploration

Mars Curiosity Rover: Pixtal/SuperStock
Amelia Earhart didn’t die in a plane crash, investigators say: Photodisc/Getty Images
Why bother leaving the house?: ©Chase Jarvis/Photodisc/Getty Images
Check out the United Arab Emirates’ plans for building a Martian city—on Earth: ©Omar Dakhane/Moment RF/Getty Images
Five Kitchen Objects Inspired by Nasa: ©adpePhoto/Shutterstock
Biography of Tenzing Norgay, First Man to Conquer Mt Everest: ©isoft/iStockphoto.com
John F. Kennedy: The Space Program: National Archives and Records Administration
Under Arctic Ice: Kate Karrberg/Johner Images/Alamy
What are the dangers of living on Mars?: ©Purestock/Alamy
In a First, Gravitational Waves Linked to Neutron Star Crash:
Oceanic Trouble? Summon These Aquanauts!: Stephen Frink/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
ICON 3D Prints the First Simulated Mars Surface Habitat for NASA: 63749440.jpg
Life at the Bottom: The Prolific Afterlife of Whales: ©Getty Images
Georgia Douglas Johnson: ©Connie Barr/Shutterstock
Personal submarine brings ocean exploration to all: ©Andrey_Kuzmin/Shutterstock
The Next Step: ©Getty Images
The Most Mind-Blowing Space Stories of the 2010s: ©zhengzaishuru/Shutterstock
Deep sea diving…in a wheelchair: Stockbyte/Getty Images
DeepSea Challenge: Photodisc/Getty Images
Out of Eden Walk: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images

The Stuff of Consumer Culture

10 Companies That Completely Reinvented Themselves: Photodisc/Getty Images
How Landfills Work: ©Daniel Dempster Photography/Alamy
Three shirts, four pairs of trousers: meet Japan’s ‘hardcore’ minimalists: ©Planner/Shutterstock
Food Deserts in America (Infographic): ©Katrina Wittkamp/DigitalVision/Getty Images
This Clothing Line is Saving Textile Waste and Paying Fair Wages: ©Neustockimages/E+/Getty Images
Self-control, smells and how our spending is affected: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
​Look, something shiny!: Comstock/Getty Images
Is There A Genetic Basis to Online Media Consumption?: ©DeiMosz/Shutterstock
How to Spend Money Wisely – A Guide for Teens : ©SW Productions/Stockbyte/Getty Images
The Global Cost of Electronic Waste: ©AndreasReh/iStock/Getty Images
Following Garbage’s Long Journey Around The Earth: ©Ulrich Mueller/Shutterstock
Study: Wanting Things Makes Us Happier Than Having Them: MIXA/Getty Images
When Did Shopping Become a Leisure Activity?: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Poll Shows Americans Shun Physical Robots But Welcome Smart Home Assistants: ©Phonlamai Photo/Shutterstock
COVID-19 Has Resurrected Single-Use Plastics—Are They Back to Stay?: ©Alohaflaminggo/Shutterstock
Litter To Your Heart’s Content With This Seed-Bomb Coffee Cup: ©amenic181/Shutterstock
Ad Council’s Challenge: Persuade Skeptics to Believe in Covid Vaccines: ©kak2s/Shutterstock
The Hidden Beauty of a Walmart Store:
When Not Reading The Fine Print Can Cost Your Soul: ©LesByerley/iStock/Getty Images
15 Surprising Things That Are Made from Recycled Materials: ©Marc Espolet/Dreamstime

Guided by a Cause

Tiny houses helping with homeless problem in U.S.: BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Teen Inventor Alexis Lewis on Youth and the Innovative Spirit: ©ollo/iStockphoto.com
Diana, Princess of Wales:
Craig Kielburger: How young people can help to end child labor: ©Hero Images/Getty Images
Remembering History: Ruby Bridges: ©Thomas J. O'Halloran/Everett Collection Historical/Alamy
Building a healthy community in ‘the nation’s salad bowl’: thieury/Fotolia
Fr. Peter McVerry: ©C. Sherburne/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
‘Cajun Navy’ heads to Texas to aid Harvey rescues: ©Radius Images/Getty Images
The Teenager Schooling World Leaders on Climate Change: ©MmeEmil/E+/Getty Images
Thurgood Marshall: ©Glynnis Jones/Shutterstock
Civil Rights era activist reflects on struggles, triumphs: ©FeyginFoto/Shutterstock
8-year-old empties piggy bank, campaigns to save Syrian refugees: Photodisc/Getty Images
In Puerto Rico, a foundation changes course to rebuild after Maria: Mick Roessler/Corbis
This Game Allows You to Plant Trees Around the World Simply By Answering Trivia Questions Correctly: ©Hero Images/Hero Images/Getty Images
Human Rights Watch: Videos and Photos: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
Greatest Charity Achievements of All Time!: ©Fly_dragonfly/Shutterstock
Tony Griffin and Karl Swan: Soar: ©Vladimir Arndt/Shutterstock
The Healing Power of Animals: ©Fotolia
Meet the Hero: Ralph Lazo: ©Everett Collection Historical/Alamy
Malala Yousafzai urges world leaders to take urgent action on Afghanistan: ©JStone/Shutterstock

Grade 8


Culture and Belonging ©iStockphoto.com

Told In Pictures: How 50 Immigrants Got Green Cards: moodboard/SuperStock
Indian Country Diaries: Pow Wow Culture: MEB-Photography/Alamy
How One Observant Muslim Persuaded Her Parents to Let Her Attend Princeton: © 2007 Golden Pixels LLC
Immigration, Migration, Identity at Center Stage in 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival: ©Kobby Dagan/Shutterstock
Beyond the X — Rez Ball: ©13/Ocean/Corbis
Black History Month: ©State Archives of Florida/Florida Memory/Alamy
A former Haitian prisoner says ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier’s criminal legacy should never be forgotten: Comstock/Getty Images
First Days: The first Hmong American judge didn’t always acknowledge his roots: ©Photodisc/Getty Images
Portraits of a Generation: Children of Immigrants: ©Steve Williams/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
African immigrant population in U.S. steadily climbs: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
13 Everyday Habits That Could (and Should) Change Forever After Coronavirus: ©Antony McAulay/Fotolia
Play Me, I’m Yours: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Naturalization Ceremonies: ©Hero Images/Getty Images
Advantages of Being Bicultural: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
Youth Voices: I Have a Voice!: ©Getty Images
No, Where Are You Really From?: ©Jamie Grill/Tetra images/Getty
Returning to School in Indian Country during the Pandemic:
Immigration Explorer: Comstock/Getty Images
Are you Ukrainian or Russian? It’s complicated . . .: Stockbyte/Getty Images
A Video Library of Human Life Experiences: ©117 Imagery/Moment/Getty Images

The Thrill of Horror Rubberball/Getty Images

Why Do We Fear?: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
No ghost stories at camp?: ©nano/iStockphoto.com
Horror Films for Apes Are Teaching Scientists About Long-Term Memory: ©Shutterstock
Researchers Examine the Fun of Fear: Rubberball/Getty Images
How the Hidden Sounds of Horror Movie Soundtracks Freak You Out: ©Christina Czybik/mauritius images GmbH/Alamy
How Cliff Diving Works: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Something Wicked This Way Comes: ©kukuruxa/Shutterstock
Sinister! Threats from the Left Are Scarier: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Stephen King talks about his writing process: ©Cristian Dina/iStockphoto.com
What Makes Horror Movies Scary? “We do,” Says Baylor Film Expert: ©Kris Leov/Shutterstock
Trypophobia Is a Fear of Holes:
Why is Being Scared so Fun?: ©Jacob Ammentorp Lund/Alamy
Geology And Ancient Fossils Inspired H.P. Lovecraft To Write His Best Horror Story: ©Arpad Benedek/E+/Getty Images
Literary thrills and chills: the rising trend of terror for teens: ©ostill/Shutterstock
Interview With A Vampire Maker – The Face Behind The Horror: ©Jandrie Lombard/Shutterstock
Social Lessons from Our Favorite Horror Movies: ©Bornfree/Shutterstock
What happens when the brain feels fear?: Rubberball/Getty Images
The Adverb Is Not Your Friend: Stephen King On Simplicity of Style: Comstock/Getty Images
Can Phobias Be Cured in Our Sleep?: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Silent Era of Horror Movies: ©Ocean/Corbis

The Move Toward Freedom Richard Nowitz/National Geographic/Getty Images

“12 Years a Slave” based on true story: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
10 Facts about the Emancipation Proclamation: Library of Congress
Jefferson Davis Statue Comes Down at University of Texas: ©Corbis
A Close, Intimate Look at Walt Whitman: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
America Has Tried Reparations Before. Here Is How it Went: ©NG Images/Alamy
One Man’s Epic Quest to Visit Every Former Slave Dwelling in the United States: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Harriet Beecher Stowe: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Courage And Ingenuity Of Freedom-Seeking Slaves In America: ©drbimages/iStockphoto.com
Louisa May Alcott: Abolitionist, Suffragette, and Mercenary: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Health Inequality Actually Is a “Black and White Issue”, Research Says: ©RubberBall Selects/Alamy
How Samuel Mudd Went From Lincoln Conspirator to Medical Savior: National Park Service
Words From the Past Illuminate a Station on the Way to Freedom: Library of Congress
Rare Walt Whitman letter, written for a dying soldier, found in National Archives: ©Corbis
Harriet the Spy: How Tubman Helped the Union Army: ©Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why Texas Still Celebrates Confederate Heroes Day: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Groundbreaking Slavery Exhibit Opens at Tennessee State Museum: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
Richmond will fall again for 150th anniversary: ©Corbis
Who Was John Wilkes Booth Before He Became Lincoln’s Assassin?: National Parks and History Association
Walt Whitman and the Civil War: ©Corbis
‘Make Farmers Black Again’: African Americans Fight Discrimination To Own Farmland: ©digitalskillet/iStockphoto.com

Approaching Adulthood Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Quinceañeras often symbolize family’s hard work, success: ©Stockbyte/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
True Facts About Teens and Media, Now & Then: ©Tetra Images/Corbis
Today’s young adults are different, but not for the reasons you might think: Photodisc/Getty Images
6 Things to Know About Gen Z: ©Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Power of Introverts: Dynamic Graphics/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Apache Girl’s Rite of Passage: ©Corbis
What Teens Say They Need, and How Schools Can Adjust: ©Comstock/Getty Images
10 Things Teens Should Know About Money: Marcus Clackson/Photodisc/Getty Images
How Long is Someone an Adolescent?: Comstock/Getty Images
Young Activists Want Action as Protesters Rally at COP26: momentimages/Tetra Images/Corbis
Why ‘Eighth Grade’ is the most painfully real middle-school movie you’ve ever seen: ©Sage78/iStockphoto.com
Self-Defense Tips for Teens: Comstock/Getty Images
8 Life Lessons Which You Can Learn From Sport and Hobbies: Comstock Images/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Most Millennials Are Finding It Hard to Transition Into Adulthood: Report: ©Luna Vandoorne/Fotolia
Charging Youths as Adults Can Be a “Cruel Wake-Up Call.” Is There Another Way?: ©Daxus/E+/Getty Images
Teens, Your Brain Needs Real Food: ©Steve Debenport/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Teen Journalist Shares His Perspective on the COVID-19 Pandemic: ©hxdbzxy/Shutterstock
Mindful Warriors: Meditation for Teenagers: ©vladm/Shutterstock
How puberty prepares adolescents for adulthood through changing face perceptions: Purestock/Getty Images
The disarming case to act right now on climate change: ©Daniele Cossu/Alamy

Anne Frank’s Legacy ©Shutterstock

‘All humanity was taken away from us’: Anne Frank’s stepsister recalls Holocaust, her time at Auschwitz: ©Jonathan Noden-Wilkinson/Shutterstock
Anne Frank at 85: What would she have become had she lived?: ©Getty Images
Two Perspectives: Description of the people in hiding: ©artkamalov/Shutterstock
A Holocaust Survivor’s Digital Doppelgänger: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Who Betrayed Anne Frank?:
Russian strike kills 96-year-old Holocaust survivor in Ukraine: ©Corbis
Teaching About Anne Frank from a Kid’s-Eye View: ©Hero Images/Corbis
My Life in France, 1939 – 1945: ©Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Countrymen: The Untold Story of How Denmark’s Jews Escaped the Nazis—review: ©Teri Dixon/Photodisc/Getty Images
Poland’s president says he will sign controversial Holocaust bill: ©INSADCO Photography/Alamy
This is what Anne Frank’s Arrest Looked Like: ©feije/iStock/Getty Images
The Holocaust survivor who fell in love with her American liberator: ©LiliGraphie/Shutterstock
Holocaust Survivor: Without Music, “I Wouldn’t Be Alive”: ©Thinkstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Otto Frank talks about Anne’s diary: ©pio3/Shutterstock
German Propaganda Archive: Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
This POW kept a secret diary that showed daily life in a concentration camp: ©Sunil Singh/Fotolia
Public Understanding of the Holocaust, from WWII to Today: ©EdBockStock/Shutterstock
A Holocaust Remembrance Day event was canceled due to low registration. So hundreds showed up on Zoom to hear survivor’s story: ©Tom Grill/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
Anne Frank’s Amsterdam: Photodisc/Getty Images
Deep Survival: Anne Frank’s Extraordinary Act of Survival: Jupiterimages/Getty Images

The Value of Work ©Shutterstock

3 Awesome Teen Entrepreneurs Who Will Put You to Shame: ©Push Pictures/Somos Images/Corbis
Why Taking Breaks Will Help You Get More Work Done: ©Aaron Amat/Shutterstock
Today’s Teens: More Materialistic, Less Willing to Work: Purestock/Getty Images
How to Develop a Work Ethic and Be an Amazing Employee: ©Beau Lark/Fancy/Corbis
Why we need to praise kids’ teachability, not just their ability.: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Getty Images
16-Year-Old Chess Prodigy Defeats World Champion Magnus Carlsen: ©Comstock/Getty Images
African-American Girl Blazing a Trail Through Chess: ©Corbis
Local girl collects shoes, makes a world of difference: Comstock/Getty Images
Debunking The Millennials’ Work Ethic “Problem”: Brand X Pictures/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Migrant Farm Workers: Our Nation’s Invisible Population: ©Corbis
John Legend: Success Through Effort: ©Scott Chernis/Alamy
Wildlife and celebrity photographer reveals secrets behind most iconic shots: ©rdonar/Shutterstock
Sorry, Strivers: Talent Matters: ©Svemir/iStockphoto.com
Cool Jobs (That Pay!): Comstock/Getty Images
This 14-year-old turned down a $30M buyout offer: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Professional Students: Benefits and Risks of Working While in High School: ©Steve Debenport/iStock/Getty Images
Kizzmekia Corbett, an African American woman, is praised as key scientist behind COVID-19 vaccine: ©jarun011/iStock/Getty Images
Cool Jobs: Sports Science: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
From World’s Fair to Maker Faire: Isaac Asimov: ©Liz Boyd/Alamy
The fading of the teen summer job: ©gchutka/iStockphoto.com

Grade 9


Finding Common Ground Stockbyte/Getty Images

Eric Whitacre: A Virtual Choir 2,000 Voices Strong: ©Corbis
Meet the Tenacious Gardeners Putting Down Roots in “America’s Most Desperate Town”: ©KidStock/Blend Images/Getty Images
Novel Finding: Reading Literary Fiction Improves Empathy: ©tayindigo/Fotolia
How to disagree productively and find common ground: ©Hero Images/Hero Images/Getty Images
The pandemic has shown the flaws of American individualism: ©Lawrence Lawry/Photodisc/Getty Images
Excerpt from Lincoln’s Boys: All About Abe’s Official Secretaries: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Christmas Truce of 1914: U.S. Army Center of Military History
About Intercultural Friendship: ©Artville/Getty Images
Why the North Pond Hermit Hid from People for 27 Years: ©S. Solum/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Image
Need to Dust Off Your Social Skills?: © CREATISTA/Shutterstock
Why Getting to Know Your Neighbors Is More Important Than You Realize: ©Ariel Skelley/Blend Images/Getty Images
Commonality Vs. Common Ground—What’s the Difference?: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
U.S. – Soviet Alliance, 1941–1945: U.S. Air Force Courtesy photo
How 2 California Legislators Are Working Together to Find The Political Center: ©Photodisc/Getty Images
The Benefits of Volunteering as a Family: ©Steve Debenport/E+/Getty Images
Conflict Resolution Skills: ©Monica Lau/Photodisc/Getty Images
9/11 Memorial: Nathan Blaney/Photodisc/Getty Images
Participatory Theater: ©bojorgensen/Fotolia
The Gettysburg Address: ©Sven Klaschik/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Importance of cultural education—through the eyes of a former ROTC cadet: ©Tomi/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images

The Struggle for Freedom ©Shutterstock

What Democracy Means To Us Today: ©Blend Images - Hill Street Studios/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Reverently and Defiantly, Czechs Honor Velvet Revolution’s Anniversary: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Fannie Lou Hamer: ©Black Star/Alamy
U.S. Soccer President ‘surprised’ by women’s team’s gender discrimination suit: ©Enrico Calderoni/Getty Images
Equality Act Would Extend Civil Rights Laws To LGBTQ People Throughout U.S.: ©railwayfx/Adobe Stock
What a Novel Can Say About the Egyptian Revolution: ©Jonathan Rashad/Flickr/Getty Images
World Press Freedom Index: ©Bill Fritsch/Brand X Pictures/Age Fotostock
Freedom in the World 2017: Iran: Stockbyte/Getty Images
20 Historic Moments in the Fight for LGBTQ Rights:
The Color of Justice: ©Corbis
Apartheid’s roots: The Natives Lands Act: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Woman with Down syndrome prevails over parents in guardianship case: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
An Animated Adventure, Drawn from Life: ©James Steidl/Hemera/Getty Images
American slavery: Separating fact from myth: ©Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Cherokee Nation Says It Is Owed a Representative in Congress: ©Erika Cross/Shutterstock
A Protest Moment I’ll Never Forget: ©ertyo5/iStock/Getty Images
Few Artifacts of the Transatlantic Slave Trade Still Exist. These Iron Blocks Help Tell That Gut-Wrenching Story: ©Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Maya Angelou’s Great Legacy: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
7 Famous Slave Revolts: ©Library of Congress
Dolores Huerta: ©Yiorgos GR/Shutterstock

The Bonds Between Us Photodisc/Getty Images

Choir Singers’ Hearts Beat as One: Tim Pannell/Corbis
Are some facial expressions universal across cultures?: ©Barbara Penoyar/Photodisc/Getty Images
Google’s India Strategy: One Teardrop at a Time?: ©Adrian Pope/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
How Jhumpa Lahiri Learned to Write Again: Thomas Marchessault/Cutcaster
December Holidays around the World: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Lessons Learned from My Birthday Friend: Photodisc/Getty Images
The age of loneliness is killing us: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Scientist Finds the Beginnings of Morality in Primate Behavior: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Bromances may be good for men’s health: ©Echo/Juice Images/Getty Images
‘Low and Slow’: Latino lowriders cruise for community: ©harlequin9/Fotolia
Why I Gave Up a High-Paying Corporate Career to Start a Charity: ©Alamy
Do Twins Have a Mysterious Connection?: ©Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Schoolkids Write Adorable Book About Orphaned Orangutan: ©Alan and Sandy Carey/Photodisc/Getty Images
Virtual reality can help make people more compassionate compared to other media, new Stanford study finds: ©LightField Studios/Shutterstock
Mardi Gras: ©benedek/iStock/Getty Images
After Chernobyl, They Refused to Leave: Alex Skelly/Flickr/Getty Images
How Facebook Makes Us Unhappy: Stockbyte/Getty Images
The look of love: How humans and dogs bond: ©Rennes/Shutterstock
Puppy-Dog Eyes May Have Evolved in Stages: ©Nature Art/Shutterstock
Coming wave of video games could build empathy on racism, environment and aftermath of war: ©LightField Studios/Shutterstock

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Sweet Sorrow: Image Source/Getty Images
Shakespeare in Love: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why we can never recover from first love: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
4 Bloody Family Feuds in American History: ©Corbis
First Collection of Shakespeare’s Plays Sells for Almost $10 Million: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A Conversation with Sir Patrick Stewart: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
The Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company: Thinkstock Images/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
History of Valentine’s Day: Photodisc/Getty Images
When Your Parents Disapprove of Your Partner: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A better way to talk about love: ©Corbis
Re-imagining Shakespeare’s plays in virtual reality game: Photodisc/Getty Images
You Can Love at First Sight: Scientists Discover Brain Region Responsible for Instant Attraction: Getty Images
Can these 36 questions make you fall in love with anyone?: ©Corbis
10 Rare Salvador Dali Illustrations of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet: ©Corbis
How to Recover from Romantic Heartbreak: ©DimaBerlin/Shutterstock
What Shakespeare can — and can’t — teach us about Covid-19: ©GL Archive/Alamy
In Search of Shakespeare: Timeline: ©Comstock Images/Getty Images
The Hatfield & McCoy Feud: ©SREEDHAR YEDLAPATI/Fotolia
City of Verona: ©Corbis
Retelling Romeo and Juliet at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage: ©Nella/Shutterstock

A Matter of Life or Death National Archives and Records Administration

Titanic’s 100th Anniversary: 6 Survivor Stories: Glowimages/Getty Images
Helping Fellow Plane Crash Survivors Has Changed My Life: Photodisc/Getty Images
Modern Humans Retain Caveman’s Survival Instincts: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors: ©Corbis
Sri Lankan Catholics mark 1 week since Easter Sunday attacks: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Monsoon Season: ©Dr-Strangelove/iStock/Getty Images
Stairwell A: The Only Way Out: Photodisc/Getty Images
‘Life is beautiful’: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Possibilian: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
A psychologist explains the limits of human compassion: ©Valter Dias/Shutterstock
WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Congo a global health emergency:
In pictures: Hurricane Ida devastates Gulf Coast: ©ParkerDeen/E+/Getty Images
Teen Refugee: Prince Charming Is Dead: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Sherpas Take Steep Risks for Life-Changing Pay: ©granitepeaker/Fotolia
Survival Exercise Scenarios: ©skodonnell/iStockphoto.com
Health insurance can make a life or death difference, study says: ©megaflopp/Shutterstock
Irish Potato Famine: ©Uwe Umstaetter/Cultura/Getty Images
California families relay harrowing escape from Afghanistan: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
‘The Holocaust did not begin with killing; it began with words.’: ©Corbis
How It Works: Putting Humans in Suspended Animation: ©Corbis

Heroes and Quests ©Corbis

The Epic Quest to Ride the World’s Biggest Wave: ©Corbis
Stanley Meets Livingstone: ©Dmitry Pichugin/Fotolia
Expect crocs and killers when paddling down the Congo River in a canoe: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Are you monomythic? Joseph Campbell and the hero’s journey: ©Photodisc/Alamy
These women are shaping the future of African space exploration: ©PeopleImages/DigitalVision/Getty Images
Odysseus’ Journey: Hartnett/Hanzon/Photodisc/Getty Images
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery: Artville/Getty Images
Review: Mesmerizing Journey Weaves a Wordless Game Story: ©Tim Pannell/Corbis
What makes a hero?: ©sirtravelalot/Shutterstock
Demolition, disease, and death: Building the Panama Canal: ©Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock
Why we’re rocketing men into space — even in the middle of a pandemic: ©Aphelleon/Shutterstock
The Scott Expedition: ©Corbis
Slow boat to Timbuktu: Getty Images/iStockphoto
Wonder Woman and the Importance of the Female Hero Moment: ©Fuse/Getty Images
Girl Scouts Take on Cyber Security: ©whiteMocca/Shutterstock
Matthew Henson, the Arctic Explorer Who Stood on Top of the World: ©Michel Cecconi/Shutterstock
Our Storied Lives: The Quest for ‘Something More’: ©Corbis
‘Shadow Divers’: True Story of Solving WWII Mystery: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Psychology Behind Superhero Origin Stories: ©Radius Images/Corbis
At 81, Mary Oliver shares her spiritual journey in ‘Upstream: Selected Essays’: ©Corbis

Grade 10


Ourselves and Others Image Source/Getty Images

How Watching a Good Deed Elevates and Inspires: ©Nick Clements/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Social Networking Sites and Politics: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Historic Brandeis Opinion in ‘Whitney v. California’: ©Corbis
Here’s what’s really going on in your brain when you experience ‘FOMO’ — the fear of missing out: ©HBRH/Shutterstock
The pandemic has shown the flaws of American individualism: ©Lawrence Lawry/Photodisc/Getty Images
The teenage brain on social media: ©Tetra images/Getty Images
Anti-homeless spikes: ‘Sleeping rough opened my eyes to the city’s barbed cruelty’: ©Kuzma/Shutterstock
American Indian Boarding Schools Haunt Many: ©Katrina Brown/Alamy
Ursula K. Le Guin Was a Creator of Worlds: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Need to Dust Off Your Social Skills?: © CREATISTA/Shutterstock
Mirror Image: Twins and Identity: ©Corbis
RACE: Are We So Different?: ©4774344sean/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Ten Ways to Fight Hate: ©kinzieriehm/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Shirley Jackson: the US queen of gothic horror claims her literary crown: ©jean schweitzer/Shutterstock
How social media turns online arguments between teenagers into real-world violence: ©rvlsoft/Shutterstock
The United States Flag: © Digital Vision/Getty Images
How common threats can make common (political) ground: ©Corbis
Keeping Cultures Alive Today: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Question We Must Keep Asking: ©Shumadinac/Shutterstock
Coronavirus: How can society thrive post-pandemic?: ©fizkes/Adobe Stock

The Natural World Carson Ganci/Design Pics Inc/Alamy

There have been five mass extinctions in Earth’s history. Now we’re facing a sixth.: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Nature: The Master Medicine-Maker: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
Family Farmers Fighting Climate Change: ©Corbis
Finding connections to nature in cities is key to healthy urban living: ©Corbis
The Benefits of Digging in the Dirt: Image Source/Getty Images
How Plants Cope with the Desert Climate: ©Jill Stephenson/Alamy
Losing the Dark: ©Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Why You Should ‘Rewild’ Your Diet to Help Your Microbiome: ©Berit Kessler/Shutterstock
Coral reefs provide flood protection worth $1.8 billion every year— it’s time to protect them: ©Rafael Ben-Ari/Fotolia
How Dogs and Humans Evolved and Migrated in Tandem: ©Lightfieldstudiosprod/Dreamstime
Fake-Nature: © HMCo.
Microbes at Work: Photodisc/Getty Images
Wildlife thriving around Chernobyl nuclear plant despite radiation: ©Corbis
How Green Buildings Could Save Our Cities: ©Alison Hancock/Shutterstock
Scientists work out way to make Mars surface fit for farming: ©Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
What Forest Floor Playgrounds Teach Us About Kids and Germs: ©Hurst Photo/Shutterstock
How Colony Collapse Disorder Works: ©Irochka/Fotolia
Being outside can improve memory, fight depression, and lower blood pressure — here are 12 science-backed reasons to spend more time outdoors: ©Blazej Lyjak/Shutterstock
The True Story of Kudzu, the Vine That Never Truly Ate the South: ©Black Rock Digital/Shutterstock
Signs of Life: ©T. O'Keefe/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images

Responses to Change ©Fotolia

Scientists just accidentally discovered a process that turns CO2 directly into ethanol: ©Martin McCarthy/E+/Getty Images
Emergency Response Plan: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
9/11 Attacks: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Green Energy Will Overtake Fossil Fuels by 2020, Morgan Stanley Analyst States: ©IKO/Fotolia
The World 9/11 Took From Us: ©Jahanzaib Naiyyer/Fotolia
In pictures: Hurricane Ida devastates Gulf Coast: ©ParkerDeen/E+/Getty Images
Climate Change Is Inevitable — It’s Time to Adapt: ©airphoto.gr/Shutterstock
Thinking of Home Makes It Harder to Learn a Foreign Language: Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Corbis
Post-Traumatic Stress’s Surprisingly Positive Flip Side: Rubberball/Getty Images
Effects of the Black Death: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
“Everything is changing”: Farmers seek solutions, not slogans, on climate change: Harald Sund/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
California families relay harrowing escape from Afghanistan: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
A Youth Renaissance for Native Americans: Nancy G Photography/Alamy
Teenage brains in the digital world: Photodisc/Getty Images
How a Technology That Helped Settle the West Became Known as the “Devil’s Rope”: Steve Roe - stephenroe.co.uk/Getty Images
California’s wildfires are not “natural” — humans made them worse at every step: ©Corbis
They’ve Contained the Coronavirus. Here’s How: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
UN endorses world’s 1st malaria vaccine as ‘historic moment’: ©Mile 91/Ben Langdon/Alamy
Inside the Teenage Brain: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
How space can change the human body: ©PhotoSpin, Inc./Alamy

How We See Things ©Corbis

Oliver Sacks Shares Tales of Musical Hallucinations: ©Leigh Prather/Shutterstock
What Is Infrared?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Ada Lovelace, the First Tech Visionary: ©Jonathan Lim Yong Hian/Fotolia
The Evolution of the Human Eye: ©Nick Koudis/Photodisc/Getty Images
Stay-at-home order protesters represent a minority view: ©MmeEmil/E+/Getty Images
The Most Amazing Optical Illusions (and How They Work): ©fotoadrenalina/iStockphoto.com
Emily Dickinson’s mystifying in-sight: ©Tatiana Makotra/Shutterstock
Overexposed? Camera Phones Could Be Washing Out Our Memories: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Mathphilic: ©Fernando Batista/iStockphoto.com
What Is Schizophrenia?: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
America’s digital divide: Why Internet access should be a basic human right: ©alexmillos/Shutterstock
Eureka!: Huntstock/Getty Images
Overview: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Einstein’s gravitational waves ‘seen’ from black holes: Photodisc/Getty Images
Selfie face distortion is driving people to get nose jobs: ©Maridav/Shutterstock
How the news changes the way we think and behave: ©ColorBlind Images/Blend Images/Getty Images
Optical Illusions: When Your Brain Can’t Believe Your Eyes: ©Atypeek Design/Shutterstock
‘Blindness’ May Rapidly Enhance Other Senses: BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How to Make a Tesselation: Artville/Getty Images
How To View Art: However You Want To: ©Sean Justice/Corbis

Absolute Power Photodisc/Getty Images

This Is Your Brain on Shakespeare: ©Andrea Danti/Fotolia
Genghis Khan: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Take It from ‘Hamilton’: Why Unyielding Ambition Is a Blessing and a Curse: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How Power Corrupts Us: ©Keith Brofsky/Eyewire/Getty Images
How to read Shakespeare for pleasure: ©Steve Vidler/Alamy
A Conversation with Sir Patrick Stewart: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
The Gunpowder Plot: Photodisc/Getty Images
Dunsinane: An Interview with the Playwright: ©JUPITERIMAGES/Comstock Images/Alamy
Eight Current Dictators as of 2018: ©JHVEPhoto/Shutterstock
The Time Shakespeare Caused a Riot in New York City: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Shakespeare’s Sources for Macbeth: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Influence of Machiavelli on Shakespeare: Eyewire/Getty Images
Why Washington Relinquished His Power, and Why He Returned: ©Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Digital Vision/Getty Images
More than 12 years after Hurricane Katrina, scientists are learning what makes some survivors more resilient than others: ©briannolan/iStockphoto.com
Helicopters are ruining Shakespeare in the Park: ©ID1974/Shutterstock
The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders: William J. Clinton Presidential Library
Is Too Much Ambition Making You Miserable?: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Fair is foul and foul is fair: Macbeth in Tunisia: ©Lotharingia/Fotolia
A Dictatorship Is Rising in My Country, Again: ©Globe Turner, LLC/Getty Images
Black Theater Artists Are Helping Shakespeare Speak To More Diverse Audiences: ©coward_lion/Adobe Stock

Hard-Won Liberty National Archives and Records Administration

Gene Sharp: How to Start a Revolution: ©wong yu liang/Shutterstock
American Experience: Freedom Riders: Blend Images/ColorBlind Images/Getty Images
Children of the Fifty-Sixers: Growing up in Hungarian Chicago: ©Ron Chapple/Creative/Corbis
Uganda’s Bobi Wine: ‘Tortured’ pop star MP returns home: Hemera Technologies/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
8 Leaders Who Carry On Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy: ©Karin Hildebrand Lau/Shutterstock
The War Over King’s Legacy: ©Luiz Felipe Castro/Flickr/Getty Images
Malala Yousafzai’s Courage: ©Corbis
White clergymen urge local Negroes to withdraw from demonstrations: ©Stephen Firmender/Shutterstock
Gandhi statue removed from African university over claims of racism: ©popovaphoto/iStockphoto.com
Pastor Says Fight for Civil Rights Looks Different in 2021: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Mixtape of the Revolution: Photodisc/Getty Images
Film Review: ‘Selma’: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Social Media Sparked, Accelerated Egypt’s Revolutionary Fire: ©Robert Churchill/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Martin Luther King was no prophet of unity. He was a radical: ©Uncle Leo/Shutterstock
This 15-year-old was the original Rosa Parks: ©Archive PL/Alamy
Teaching Gandhi’s Nonviolent Principles in a Violent Time: ©PA Images/Alamy
French Revolution: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution: ©rostislav foursa/Alamy
AI is sending people to jail—and getting it wrong: ©oneword/iStock/Getty Images
Equality Act Would Extend Civil Rights Laws To LGBTQ People Throughout U.S.: ©railwayfx/Adobe Stock

Grade 11


Coming to America ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy

Explorer says he found Columbus’ ship, the Santa Maria: ©LindaMarieB/iStockphoto.com
Jamestown Unearthed: Historic Jamestowne Opens Hands-On Archaeology to Guests: ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
Celebrate Our Mother Tongues: ©Corbis
Montana House Approves Replacing Columbus Day With ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’: ©bpperry/iStock/Getty Images
Meet Angela, The First Named African Woman in Jamestown: ©Geostock/Photodisc/Getty Images
19 Native American Authors You Need to Read: ©Diyosa Carter/Flickr/Getty Images
Error of Century? Balboa Park With No Statue of Balboa: ©Karen Grigoryan/Shutterstock
The True Story of Pocahontas: ©Wikimedia Commons
Tribal Map of America Shows Whose Land You’re Actually Living On: ©Andrew Howe/E+/Getty Images
Born in the USA: The Chinese Immigrant Son Who Fought for Birthright Citizenship: ©Billion Photos/Shutterstock
The Peopling Of America: moodboard/SuperStock
Can an iPhone App Help Save an Endangered Language?: ©scanrail/iStockphoto.comGetty Images
As pope evokes nation of immigrants, a report shows it’s not reflected in Congress: ©emkaplin/Fotolia
After 41 years, Louisville’s youth theater stages all 38 plays by Shakespeare: ©Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Europeans killed millions of Native Americans — and changed Earth’s climate, study says: ©F_N/Shutterstock
America’s First Immigration Center Was Also an Amusement Park: ©Maxx-Studio/Shutterstock
El Sueno: An Americano Project: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Tales of Migration Explore Modern-Day Odysseys and ‘Hyphenated Identities’: ©Comstock Images/Getty Images
How Alaska Natives created an Xbox game to preserve, spread their culture: ©JGI/Jamie Grill/Blend Images/Getty Images
Why American Cities Are Fighting to Attract Immigrants: Jeremy Woodhouse/Photodisc/Getty Images

Building a Democracy ©Karl Kost/Alamy

The Presidential Election of 1800: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
What’s Wrong With This Picture?: ©Wikimedia Commons
The Epidemic That Revolutionized Medicine And American Politics: Image Source/Getty Images
Phillis Wheatley Biography: ©Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Iimages
Five Myths About the U.S. Postal Service: ©VStock/Alamy
How the American Revolution Spurred Independence Movements Around the World: ©egd/Shutterstock
Does Philly, and not Boston, deserve credit as the Tea Party birthplace?: Jack Hollingsworth/Photodisc/Getty Images
Fighting…Maybe for Freedom, but probably not: ©VisionsofAmerica/Joe Soehm/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Gibson: Madison was no party animal: ©Craig Brewer/Photodisc/Getty Images
Revolutionary Moments in Law Enforcement: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Welcome to the Museum of the American Revolution’s Virtual Tour: ©North Wind Picture Archives/Alamy
Federalist Papers: ©zimmytws/Shutterstock
Alexander Hamilton: The nation’s founding blogger: ©Galushko Sergey/Shutterstock
Why President? How The U.S. Named Its Leader: ©Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Digital Vision/Getty Images
How do US Supreme Court justices get appointed?: ©Marcio Jose Bastos Silva/Shutterstock
To Make Native Votes Count, Janine Windy Boy Sued the Government: ©Pierre Desrosiers/Shutterstock
Poems of the American Revolution: ©S Solum/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Alamy
Abigail Adams Biography: ©Corbis
Is The Declaration Of Independence Based On A Lie?: ©Gary Blakeley/Fotolia
Life of John Jay, Founding Father and Supreme Court Chief Justice: ©aristotoo/iStock/Getty Images

The Individual and Society Photodisc/Getty Images

Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson and the War That Changed Poetry, Forever: ©Joseph Becker/Fotolia
What are the effects of isolation in the mind?: ©gpointstudio/Shutterstock
A Masterly Emily Dickinson Movie: ©Christian Kosanetzky/imagebroker/Alamy
How the California Gold Rush echoes in Silicon Valley: ©Vladislav Gurfinkel/Shutterstock
Why a German Photographer Trained His Lens on 100-year-old Models: ©Kiselev Andrey Valerevich/Shutterstock
How do children choose a best friend?: ©Estrada Anton/Shutterstock
A Poet Who Pushed (and Recycled) the Envelope: ©Valentin Agapov/Shutterstock
Modern History Sourcebook: Harriet Robinson: Lowell Mill Girls: ©Pavel L Photo and Video/Shutterstock
Using data from social networks to understand and improve systems: Photodisc/Getty Images
Emily Dickinson Was Fiercer Than You Think: ©Lynne Furrer/Shutterstock
Civic Participation: ©Lisa F. Young/Shutterstock
Attacks against Asian Americans are on the rise. Here’s what you can do: ©leolintang/Shutterstock
Lowell Mill Women Create the First Union of Working Women: Library of Congress
Studies in Scale: Excerpts from The Gorgeous Nothings: ©artkamalov/Shutterstock
9 Core Behaviors of People Who Positively Impact the World: ©John Wilkes Studio/Corbis
6 Afro-Latinos Open Up About What It Means To Be Black And Latino: ©John Langford/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The surprising downsides of empathy: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How Conformity Can Be Good and Bad for Society: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
The issues behind Jefferson and Hamilton’s rivalry are still alive two centuries later: ©Karl Kost/Alamy
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Funny Civil War: ©steheap/Fotolia

A New Birth of Freedom ©Corbis

The Perilous Lure of the Underground Railroad: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Old Friends Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Made History Together.: Photodisc/Getty Images
A War of Words: ©valzan/Shutterstock
Blacks, Baseball, and the Civil War: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Land and the roots of African-American poverty: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
The Words That Remade America: Library of Congress
Hiram R. Revels Biography:
The Civilian Experience in the Civil War: ©Fotosearch/Photolibrary
Did the Civil War Achieve Equality? Stephen Kantrowitz’s ‘More Than Freedom’: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
How Urban Design Can Make or Break Protests: ©Jonathan Rashad/Flickr/Getty Images
Pulling Down the Statue of King George III, New York City: ©Wikimedia Commons
Group Working To Publicize 1867’s ‘Fourth Of July To Remember’: Photodisc/Getty Images
Building the Transcontinental Railroad: ©Savushkin/E+/Getty Images
How technology and capitalism shaped America after the civil war: ©Corbis
Racial Economic Inequality: ©SW Productions/Photodisc/Getty Images
From Divided States, A ‘United’ Nation—Thanks To These Men: SuperStock RF/SuperStock
The Root: How Racism Tainted Women’s Suffrage: ©Library of Congress
Compromise of 1877: ©David Frazier/Corbis
The breathtaking courage of Harriet Tubman: ©Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
America Has Tried Reparations Before. Here Is How it Went: ©NG Images/Alamy

An Age of Realism ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

About Mark Twain: ©Folio/Alamy
Jack London Biography: ©AleksandarGeorgiev/iStockphoto.com
Reform the Nation’s Food System: ©Monty Rakusen/cultura/Corbis
This Mysterious Event Led to the Spanish-American War: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How the Gilded Age’s Top 1 Percent Thrived on Corruption: ©Corbis
Opulence in the “Gilded Age,” 1890: Getty Images
Lessons From Vanderbilt And Rockefeller: Know Your ‘One Big Thing’: Dynamic Graphics / Getty Images
Pioneering Social Reformer Jacob Riis Revealed “How The Other Half Lives” in America: ©kenny1/Shutterstock
Tenements: ©kenny1/Shutterstock
‘We were shocked’: RAND study uncovers massive income shift to the top 1%: ©Corbis
Louis Pasteur: The man who led the fight against germs: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
Why being a foodie isn’t ‘elitist’: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Why Russians flock to Jack London’s California ranch 100 years after his death: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Jacob Riis: Library of Congress
Critical Food and Farm Rules Have Been Rolled Back Amid Pandemic: ©Svetlana Lazarenka/Alamy
The Klondike Gold Rush: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
This Car Changed America: Stocksearch/Alamy
Driehaus exhibit flips through pages of satirical magazine Puck: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Ten Days in a Madhouse: The Woman Who Got Herself Committed: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Pullman Porters: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock

The Modern World Photodisc/Getty Images

These Rarely Seen Photographs are a Who’s Who of the Harlem Renaissance: Photodisc/Getty Images
World War II: The Fall of Nazi Germany: ©Corbis
Humans once opposed coffee and refrigeration. Here’s why we often hate new stuff.: ©Fotofermer/Shutterstock
Langston Hughes’ Collection of Harlem Rent Party Advertisements: ©Natalia Bratslavsky/Shutterstock
What Does The Future Look Like Post-Coronavirus – 9 Future Predictions: ©TARIK KIZILKAYA/iStockphoto.com
Why First Amendment still matters to students: trekandshoot/Alamy
10 Steps To Conquering Information Overload: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Tracing F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Minnesota Roots: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
How worried should you be about artificial intelligence?: ©Ociacia/Shutterstock
Former NASA Scientist Predicts “Gold Rush” in Space: ©chagpg/Adobe Stock
The Road Back: Frost’s Letters Could Soften a Battered Image: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Arthur Miller Biography: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Arthur Miller’s Chameleon Play: ©joshblake/iStockphoto.com
Online Museum Is Preserving ‘Endangered’ Sounds for Future Generations: Photodisc/Getty Images
Farming on Mars will be a lot harder than ‘The Martian’ made it seem: ©francisblack/iStock/Getty Images
The Dawn of the Age of Artificial Intelligence: ©lola1960/Shutterstock
On Stephen Hawking, Vader, and Being More Machine Than Human: ©LindaMarieB/iStockphoto.com
Inside the Secret World of Russian’s Cold War Mapmakers: Wired
Could AI help to create a meat-free world?: ©Wavebreakmedia/iStock/Getty Images
Beyond the silver screen: a look at the vibrant history of Harlem’s Black film scene: ©tomazl/E+/Getty Images

Grade 12


Chasing Success ©Andres RodriguezFotolia

Have Sports Teams Brought Down America’s Schools?: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Great Myth of Success: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Why We Won’t See More Games Like ‘Pokemon Go’: ©Hero Images/Fancy/Corbis
The Life-Changing Power Of Redefining How You Measure Success: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Testing Proves Its Worth with Successful Mars Parachute Deployment: ©Stocktrek Images/Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
Looking Back in Anger: Jamaica Kincaid: ©Justin Kase z10z/Alamy
Does Success Breed Success?: ©Butter45/Shutterstock
Dress for Success: How Clothes Influence Our Performance: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
How Kids Learn Resilience: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Just for Likes: How Young Comedians Are Launching Their Careers on Social Media: ©Pop! Studio Photography/Fuse/Getty Images
The Benefits of Optimism Are Real: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
This Is Your Brain on Summer: ©Corbis
Science says parents of successful kids have these 13 things in common: ©Tom Grill/Corbis
What does the spelling success of Indian American kids tell us?: ©Minnie Menon/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Working it out: How a part-time job can teach teens valuable life lessons: ©sturti/iStock/Getty Images
Want to succeed in business? Then play high school sports: ©Steve Hix/Somos Images/Corbis
12 Immigrants Who Came To America With Nothing And Made A Fortune: ©Amy Nichole Harris/Fotolia
Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong: Our research was key to the 10,000-hour rule, but here’s what got oversimplified: ©Corbis
Despite hurricanes, at-risk Houston students made gains: ©Image Source/Getty Images
14 jobs of the future: What degree should you consider?: ©Hoxton/Tom Merton/Getty Images

Gender Roles ©Fotolia

Wikipedia Bumps Women from “American Novelists” Category: ©Photoalto/Photolibrary
When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink?: Photodisc/Getty Images
The North Carolina Way: Tim Pannell/Corbis
When Girls Studied Planets and the Skies Had No Limits: ©Tomi/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why many children have more-liberal attitudes about gender roles: ©Steve Cole/the Agency Collection/Getty Images
Achieving A Gender Just World: Thought Leaders Provide Actionable Ways To Break Through Equality’s Biggest Barriers: ©Patrick Poendl/Shutterstock
Women really are better doctors, study suggests: ©Photodisc/Getty Images
Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales 2012 – a multimedia pilgrimage: ©imagebroker/Alamy
Saudi Women Still Can’t Drive, But They Are Making It To Work: ©Carlos Hernandez/Westend61/Corbis
Patience Agbabi: Chaucer remixed: ©Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A storytelling pilgrimage inspired by “The Canterbury Tales”: ©GWImages/Shutterstock
Are you ready to heal?’: Nonbinary activist Alok Vaid-Menon deconstructs gender: ©Corbis
Sweden’s “Gender-Neutral” Preschool: ©Christopher Futcher/Getty Images
What’s in a Name?: ©rSnapshotPhotos/Shutterstock
Male Aggression: Why are men more violent?: ©Howard Pyle/Image Source/Getty Images
Gender Brain Differences May Explain Why Women Are Kinder Than Men: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Countries Where Women Have Held Power, 1960 – 2020: ©Viktorija Reuta/Shutterstock
Super Role Model: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Nearly half of all video-gamers are women: Bananastock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Where Girls Are Missing Out on High-School Sports: ©Corbis

Voices of Protest National Archives

Tiananmen Square, Then and Now: ©Paul Merrett/Fotolia
‘Before India,’ A Young Gandhi Found His Calling In South Africa: ©Corbis
A Deep-Rooted History of Activism Stirs in College Football: ©Daniel Schweinert/Shutterstock
Gandhi: Surprising Facts on His Life and How His Legacy Lives on Today: ©Jim West/Alamy
Brazilian protesters rail against Bolsonaro as Amazon fires rage on: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
Nelson Mandela: ‘Synonymous with the fight for justice and equality’: ©jeremy sutton-hibbert/Alamy
Why We Protest: ©Zoe/Fotolia
About Thoreau: ©Richard Nowitz/National Geographic/Getty Images
Fast-food workers strike, seeking $15 wage, political muscle: ©Mark Wineman/Getty Images/iStockphoto.com
How Jonathan Swift Attacked Fake News: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Stitch by stitch, a brief history of knitting and activism: ©Kostikova Natalia/Shutterstock
Remembering the most important civil rights hero most Americans have never heard of: Courtesy of the Library of Congress
Olympic Athletes Who Took a Stand: Inspirestock/Corbis
Why Street Protests Don’t Work: ©Zoe/Fotolia
How social media affects protest movements: It’s complicated: ©Scanrail/Fotolia
On Protest Photography: ©Steve Debenport/E+/Getty Images
Do today’s global protests have anything in common?: ©Don Couch/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Fortnite’s Civil Rights Movement Inclusion Was Well-Intentioned But Messy: ©Leo Kanaka/Alamy
Aung San Suu Kyi Biography: ©Tim Hall/Photodisc/Getty Images
How a Ragtag Band of Reformers Organized the First Protest March on Washington, D.C.: R. Morley/PhotoLink/Getty Image

Seeking Justice, Seeking Peace Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

English spelling campaigners enlist the help of Hamlet: ©Peter Dazeley/Photodisc/Getty Images
Rwanda: Has reconciliation by legal means worked?: Stockbyte/Getty Images
What Justice Is: ©Orla/Shutterstock
Why You Should Be Reading Wislawa Szymborska: ©Radka Tesarova/Shutterstock
The Power of Forgiveness: Why Revenge Hurts You More: ©ericsphotography/iStock/Getty Images
New book celebrates the lost work of Shakespeare’s female editors: ©peepo/E+/Getty Images
Juan Rulfo: ©Emmanuel Lattes/Alamy
Ending Gang Retaliation With Text Messages: ©hillaryfox/iStockphoto.com
Peace Learning Center assists youth in conflict resolution: ©Eyecon Images/Alamy
My students call me the ‘peace teacher.’ My job has never felt more important.: Bananastock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Fighting for Social Justice Sparks Ratings Surge for WNBA: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Taming of the crew: the bard meets Cunard in RSC cruise deal: ©Catalinademadrid/iStock/Getty Images
That Lady With the Scales Poses for Her Portraits: ©Getty Images
Interview: Alex Kotlowitz: ©Mario Savoia/Fotolia
Music in conflict: 24 iconic images: ©Chad Baker/Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Drought and conflict leave millions more hungry in 2017 – UN-backed report: ©Guido Dingemans/Alamy
First Collection of Shakespeare’s Plays Sells for Almost $10 Million: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A Conversation with Sir Patrick Stewart: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Shakespeare in lockdown: Did he write King Lear in plague quarantine?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Humans are wired for prejudice but that doesn’t have to be the end of the story: ©Chat Roberts/Corbis

Taking Risks ©Deddeda/Design Pics/Corbis

Feasting and Fighting: The Long-Lost Secrets of Beowulf: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Case for Staying in Your Comfort Zone: ©moodboard/Corbis
Climber on the thrill and dangers of Mt. Everest: ©Kenneth Koh/Adventure Nomad/Flickr/Getty Images
A controversial technology could save us from starvation — if we let it: ©turbopixel/iStockphoto.com
750 million genetically engineered mosquitoes approved for release in Florida Keys: ©nechaev-kon/iStock/Getty Images
Sumaya Sadurni: photojournalist and ‘rock’n’roll Mother Teresa’ dies at 32: ©Photodisc/Getty Images
The Calculus of Risk: ©Tom Oliveira/Fotolia
World War II in a New ‘Light’: Empathy Found in Surprising Places: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Gambling rats reveal nerve cells which may control risk-taking behaviour: ©Jaroslav74/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Is Football Worth Gambling With High School And College Players’ Brains?: ©John Johnson/Fotolia
Coronavirus pandemic adds risk to already dangerous job of firefighting in western U.S.: ©Chris Jensen/Adobe Stock
The volunteers saving animals in Ukraine – photo essay: ©hedgehog94/Shutterstock
Sarah Hendrickson Jumping Back In: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Don’s Don: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Beowulf translation finally arrives.: ©Dmitry Pichugin/Fotolia
Building a Better Human With Science? The Public Says, No Thanks: ©LAWRENCE LAWRY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty Images
Researchers to Release Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes in Africa for First Time: ©Kletr/Shutterstock
What the Future of Adventure Travel Looks Like: ©sirtravelalot/Shutterstock
To the South Pole and Back – The Hardest 105 days of my life: Kim Steele/Photodisc/Getty Images
Taking risks in pursuit of innovation is good. So is preparing for it: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why Do People Take Risks?: Photodisc/Getty Images

Finding Ourselves in Nature ©Corbis

Weeder: Pere Sanz/Alamy
Alone with Arizona’s landscape: ©Shutterstock
Cities make us forget what’s great about nature: Compassionate Eye Foundation/Steven Errico/Digital Vision/Getty Images
The Perks of a Play-in-the-Mud Educational Philosophy: ©Evgeny Atamanenko/Shutterstock
Living Off-Grid: What It’s Actually Like: ©ehrlif/Shutterstock
What Can Bees Teach Us About Gang Warfare?: ©Old Dog Photography/Flickr/Getty Images
Hug a tree – the evidence shows it really will make you feel better: Comstock/Getty Images
Rick Bass on his new story collection, ‘For a Little While’: ©Jeff Vanuga/Spirit/Corbis
Poetry and the Environment: ©Samuel Borges Photography/Shutterstock
Study reveals positive connection between nature experiences and happiness globally: ©Stimmungszauber/Shutterstock
Humboldt in the New World: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
Finding Adventure Beyond Nature: ©Robert Glusic/Photodisc/Getty Images
Nine incredible buildings inspired by nature: ©brytta/iStockphoto.com
Scientists create scarily strong drones inspired by wasps: ©Rundstedt B. Rovillos/Moment/Getty
This is What Happened When an Australian City Gave Trees Email Addresses: ©Artmim/Shutterstock
Reader View: The wilderness can handle bikes: ©Raphael Daniaud/Shutterstock
Nature Poems: Comstock/Getty Images
The Nature Cure: Mina Doroudi Photography/Flickr/Getty Images
Bucket lists are a good way to ruin the experience of nature: ©NoemiC/iStock/Getty Images
Top 20 Citizen Science Projects of 2020: ©Tom Wang/Shutterstock

For Argument's Sake


Should the Government Have a Say in Our Diets?: Bananastock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Is Technology Use Negatively Affecting Our Brains?: ©Schedivy Pictures Inc./Digital Vision/Getty Images
Do Professional Athletes Get Paid Too Much?: Photodisc/Getty Images
Have Social Media Sites Had a Negative Impact on Friendship?: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Is a College Education Worth the Cost?: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Should Women Serve in Military Combat Positions?: Getty Images Royalty Free
Do Law Enforcement Cameras Reduce Crime or Just Invade People’s Privacy?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Should Schools Require Students to Do Volunteer Work?: ©Alamy
Should Animals Be Used in Medical Research?: Michael Blann/Lifesize/Getty Images
Is Censorship Ever Appropriate?: Todd Davidson/Getty Images
Should Driver’s License Requirements Include School Success?: Brand X Pictures / Getty Images
Is It Fair to Hold Parents Responsible for Their Children’s Actions?: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Should Our Justice System Focus on Punishing Criminals or Rehabilitating Them?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Should Students Have After-School Jobs?: ©Dennis Fagan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Should Businesses Be Allowed to Bar Teens?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Should Native American Sports Mascots Be Banned?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Should the Federal Minimum Wage Be Increased?: Scott Rosen
Should Homework Be Banned?: ©SuperStock RF/SuperStock
Was Christopher Columbus a Hero or an Invader?: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
Does Energy Conservation Really Help?: ©Peter Gridley/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images