Photo Credits

Grade 6


Facing Fear BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Your Worst Nightmares: 10 Spine-Tingling Phobias: ©jaclynwr/iStockphoto.com
Top 10 Most Poisonous Plants: ©Geza Farkas/Fotolia
Woman With No Fear Intrigues Scientists: ©Getty Images
What if you were on an elevator and the cable broke?: ©Corbis
Is Fear Contagious: ©nobeastsofierce/Shutterstock
Teens Against Bullying: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Fear Factor Gene Discovered: ©CLIPAREA l Custom media/Shutterstock
Why Are People So Afraid of Sharks?: ©Nantawat Chotsuwan/Shutterstock
B.C. cliff jumpers warned after 5 rescues in a day: ©Getty Images
Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection: ©leolintang/Shutterstock
How Can Adrenaline Help You Lift a 3,500-Pound Car?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Fear prompts teens to act impulsively: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Acrophobia: Ragnar Schmuck/fStop/Getty Images
What Fear Can Teach Us: ©ollyy/Shutterstock
The Marvelous, Misunderstood Life of Common Spiders: ©nico99/Shutterstock
Searching the Brain for the Roots of Fear: ©Redmond O. Durrell/Alamy
10 Common Nightmares: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
“Brave Man’s” glass bridge offers vertigo-inducing views: Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
Facebook Catches Two Chatbots Speaking Their Own Language: ©ThomasVogel/Getty Images
Phobias and Irrational Fears: ©sebra/Shutterstock

Animal Intelligence ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

The 10 Smartest Animals: Creatas / Getty Images
Can dogs understand what we say?: Don Mason/Blend images/Getty Images
Dogs Know When You’re Praising Them. That Doesn’t Mean They Understand Human Speech: Kane Skennar/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Is Your Dog Manipulating You?: ©Nature Art/Shutterstock
Harnessing the Military Power of Animal Intelligence: ©Image Source/Corbis
Crows are smarter than you think: ©Radius/SuperStock
The 10 Smartest Animals: ©lorenzo puricelli/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Dolphins often seem to want to befriend us — do they know something we don’t?: ©Thomas Barrat/Shutterstock
What Is Your Dog Thinking? A Psychological Guide: Comstock/Getty Images
Leatherback Turtles Don’t Need Google Maps: ©Greg Adams Photography/Moment Open/Getty Images
The Unexpected Genius of Corvids: Stockbyte/Getty Images
It’s so hot in Australia that snakes are seeking refuge in people’s toilets: ©fivespots/Shutterstock
Orcas communicating: ©Fer Gregory/Shutterstock
Is your dog a genius? Putting Fido to the test: ©Feverpitched/iStockphoto.com
Rats Aren’t Smarter Than Mice and That Actually Matters: ©Africa Studio/Shutterstock
Why the zebra got its stripes: to deter flies from landing on it: Comstock/Getty Images
Masters of Disguise—Amazing Insect Camouflage: ©Antonio Clemens/Shutterstock
Chimps Can’t Cook, But Maybe They’d Like To: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Scientists crack mystery of migrating monarch navigation: ©Ian Shaw/Alamy
Meow Hear This: Study Says Cats React to Sound of Their Name: ©Ermolaev Alexander/Shutterstock

Dealing with Disaster ©Corbis

One of the Worst Man-Made Disasters in History: ©GoJo024/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
About Pet and Disaster Safety: ©Ermolaev Alexander/Shutterstock
Bert the Turtle Ducks and Covers: National Archives and Records Administration
In Eastern Alabama, communities reel from tornado’s “annihilation”: ©D. Falconer/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Michael McDaniel: Cheap, Effective Shelter for Disaster Relief: Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Bill Huntington
How social media is helping Nepal rebuild after two big earthquakes: ©Martin Gillespie/Shutterstock
A Desk That Can Take a Ton of Earthquake Rubble: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Massive Fire Engulfs Beloved Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris: ©Corbis
10 Worst Things to Donate After a Disaster: Artville/Getty Images
In 5 to 10 years, robots will deal with disasters, not humans: Mick Roessler/Corbis
What Would Happen If Yellowstone’s Supervolcano Erupted?: ©Idamini/Alamy
Several Quakes of 3.5 Magnitude or Greater Shook California This Week: ©irin717/iStock/Getty Images
Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up: ©maiteali/iStockphoto.com
What Will Really Happen When San Andreas Unleashes the Big One?: ©FEMA News Photo/Federal Emergency Management Agency
Dramatic Video Shows Deadly Tsunami Hitting Greenland: ©oversnap/iStockphoto.com
Thousands Left Homeless in Bangladeshi Capital after Fire Burns Hundreds of Shanties: ©nielsdesign/iStock/Getty Images
Be Red Cross Ready: TRBfoto/PhotoDisc/Getty Images
Earthquakes, Megaquakes, and the Movies: Lights! Cameras! Disaster!: ©STILLFX/Shutterstock
Floods, Fires, Storms are Fodder for Centuries of Poems: ©Corbis
Natural disasters — statistics & facts: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Making Your Voice Heard ©Alvaro Ortiz/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

High-tech approach to taming New Mexico’s wild horses: ©mariait/Shutterstock
Syrians Speak Out Through Their Art: Dmytro Tolokonov/Alamy
Egypt’s Oldest Known Art Identified, Is 15,000 Years Old: Karl Weatherly/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Power of Journaling: ©BlueSkyImage/Shutterstock
High school students are demanding schools teach more Black history, include more Black authors: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Selfie-esteem: Teens say selfies give a confidence boost:
Cesar Chavez:
Detroit students want poor school conditions addressed: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A 12-year-old app developer: Bananastock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Fighting Stigma with Ice Cream at Sikia Café: ©Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock
Lascaux: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
What Teens Say They Need, and How Schools Can Adjust: ©Comstock/Getty Images
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
The Power of Introverts: Dynamic Graphics/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Christo’s Newest Project: Walking on Water: Photodisc/Getty Images
Students explore fashion, promote self expression through clothing: DreamPictures/Blend Images/Corbis
Texas teenager creates $20 water purifier to tackle toxic e-waste pollution: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Decisions That Matter ©Radius Images/Alamy

Little Rock Central High School: National Historic Site: ©Robert W. Ginn/Alamy
Flight 93: ©Mikhail Starodubov/Shutterstock
Wilma Mankiller: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Thurgood Marshall: ©Glynnis Jones/Shutterstock
A Pep Talk from Kid President to You: Photodisc/Getty Images
Saving a Lost Language: Oliver Gerhard /Alamy
Decision-Making Strategies: SW Productions/Photodisc/Getty Images
Linda Brown obituary: ©Douglas Toombs/Shutterstock
Powell Calls His U.N. Speech a Lasting Blot on His Record: ©Joseph Sohm/Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
Adolescence and the Agony of Decision Making: ©Steve Debenport/iStockphoto.com
Robert Frost’s Commonly Misinterpreted “The Road Not Taken”: ©Radius Images/Corbis
Biography: Malala Yousafzai: ©ESB Professional/Shutterstock
Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise: ©C. Lee/PhotoLinkPhotodisc/Getty Images
What Does It Mean to Cross the Rubicon?: Comstock/Getty Images
Paul Revere: Fast Facts: ©S Solum/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
WordPress: Hilde Lysiak: ©Ricky Goshen/Dreamstime
Timeline of Events Leading to the Brown v. Board of Education Decision, 1954: ©Africa Studio/Shutterstock
Decision-Making is Still a Work in Progress for Teenagers: ©Andrea Danti/Fotolia
Why do we make bad choices?: ©Corbis
This school cafeteria manager has gone bananas. The kids love it.: Comstock/Getty Images

What Tales Tell The Palma Collection/Getty Images

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
Author Says a Whole Culture—Not a Single “Homer”—Wrote “Iliad,” “Odyssey”: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Mark Twain: ©Folio/Alamy
The Atlantis-style myths that turned out to be true: ©Sam Clemens
A Fairy Tale Influence: ©Federico Caputo/Alamy
What really happened during the Salem Witch Trials: ©North Wind Picture Archives/Alamy
Visit Seven Storybook Castles in Germany: ©Flora Torrance/Life File/Photodisc/Getty Images
Artful Animals: ©Corbis
The Fairy Tales That Predate Christianity: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Chilling True Story Behind the Pied Piper of Hamelin: ©Guy Jarvis/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Japan university awards first-ever ninja studies degree: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Guide to the classics: The Arthurian legend: ©fergregory/Fotolia
Asian Dragons: Christophe Testi/Alamy
In Focus: The Prince and the Pauper: Stockdisc/Getty Images
The real-life diseases that spread the vampire myth: ©Ysbrand Cosijn/Shutterstock
The Real Story of Hua Mulan Is More Impressive Than Any Disney Version: ©Lebrecht Music & Arts/Alamy

Grade 7


Bold Actions

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
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
Mountain Biking in the North Pole: ©Corbis
What makes a hero?: ©Rawpixel.com/Adobe Stock
The Defiant Ones: ©Image Source/Getty Images
Teen Climber Survives Deadly Everest Avalanche: ©Shutterstock
7 Things Really Bold People Do: ©Creativa/Shutterstock
Extreme photo of the week: ©PHOTOCREO Michal Bednarek/Shutterstock
UK Teen Wins Mongol Derby, World’s Longest Horse Race: Getty Images
Nik Wallenda completes wire walk across Chicago skyline: ©Ffooter/Fotolia
Scott Jurek: Eat & Run: ©Shutterstock
50 Years After Sparking a Revolution, an Icon Runs Boston Again: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Malala Yousafzai: Youngest Winner of Nobel Peace Prize: ©JStone/Shutterstock

Perception and Reality

Dalston House: Where Every Visitor Becomes Spider-Man: ©PMac Imagery - Travel/Alamy
Memory contaminates perception: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Nature of Natural: What We See in the Upside-Down Trees: Odilon Dimier/PhotoAlto/Getty Images
What Is Sonic Seasoning? Listening To Music Can Actually Change How Your Coffee Tastes: Photodisc/Getty Images
“Reality” is constructed by your brain. Here’s what that means, and why it matters.: ©Yuriy Vlasenko/Shutterstock
An animated lesson full of adorable animals made of autumn leaves: ©dibrova/Shutterstock
How pickpockets trick your mind: ©Emanuele Taroni/Photodisc/Getty Images
Illusion: Nothing is as it seems: ©dipego/Shutterstock
How your supermarket could manipulate you for your own good: ©IMG_191 LLC/Shutterstock
Can Language Influence Our Perception of Reality?: ©nobiggie/iStock/Getty Images
3D movie reveals hidden dimensions of universe: ASO FUJITA/a.collectionRF/amana images inc./Alamy
As Life Slips By: Why Eye Movement Doesn’t Blur the Picture: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Neuroscience of Imagination: ©Gwoeii/Shutterstock
Event Horizon: How Space Changes Your Perspective On Life: ©Juergen Faelchle/Shutterstock
Why time feels so weird in 2020: ©Andy Sotiriou/Photodisc/Getty Images
Magnified photos expose the secret beauty of sand grains: Comstock/Getty Images
Beauty Is in the Brain of the Beholder: ©Andrea Danti/Fotolia
What Can Magicians Teach Us about the Brain?: ©Surkov Dimitri/Shutterstock
See what U.S. bills would look like with all women on them: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How your brain sees the world, according to Kepler: ©Tatiana Makotra/Shutterstock

Nature at Work

Why Dogs Have Floppy Ears: An Animated Tale: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
10 natural wonders in the United States that set records: Robert Glusic/Corbis
El Niño: Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Awesome Animals: The Piglet Squid: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
How Two Big Earthquakes Triggered 16,000 More in Southern California: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
What is a Green Roof?: ©Stephanie Friedman/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Underdogs: The Bloodhound’s Amazing Sense of Smell: ©Per Dahl/Getty Images Royalty Free
What’s it like to live without nature?: ©Christopher Meder/Shutterstock
15 Examples of the Most Epic Metamorphoses from Youth to Adult: ROM/imagebroker/Alamy
Dogs are working to save the world’s endangered species: ©Monika Wisniewska/Shutterstock
Nature: Now Showing on TV: ©Corbis
Why are there so many arches at Arches?: Nicholas Pitt/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Less Algae, Not Clearer Water, Keeps Tahoe Blue: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A Chinese perspective on Autumn: ©Photolibrary
The allure of fluorescence in the ocean: ©Hannu Viitanen/Hemera/Getty Images
National Parks: ©Darren J. Bradley/Shutterstock
The Amazon Basin: Philip Coblentz ©Brand X Pictures
The Curiosity of Animal Camouflage: ©EW CHEE GUAN/Fotolia
15 striking photos from the best wildlife photographers of the year: ©Shutterstock
Calculate Your Dog’s Age With This New, Improved Formula: ©Michael Pettigrew/Shutterstock

Risk and Exploration

New ‘Selfie’ MicroSatellite Captures Images of Chinese Space Station: ©3DSculptor/iStock/Getty Images
Meet the Incredible Woman Who Seeks to Be the First Female to Row from Japan to San Francisco: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Path to Mars: Deep Space Mission: ©Ian Lishman/Juice Images/Corbis
The New Arecibo Message: ©Phototreat/iStock/Getty Images
Retirement Plan: Transatlantic Kayak Expedition: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Silent Darien: The gap in the world’s longest road: ©rchphoto/Stockphoto.com/Getty Images
These Wild Robots Will Compete to Explore the Last Frontier on Earth: ©craftvision/iStock/Getty Images
What makes a hero?: ©sirtravelalot/Shutterstock
Tall storeys: Lucinda Grange’s daredevil photography: McDaniel Woolf/Photodisc/Getty Images
Risks and Challenges: ©Goddard Space Flight Center/NASA
Underwater robot vacuums up lionfish: Georgette Douwma
Indian teen builds world’s ‘lightest satellite’: ©Nastco/iStock/Getty Images
500-year-old mystery: Wreck off Haiti may be Columbus’ flagship Santa Maria: ©Galina Barskaya/Shutterstock
Deep-Sea Sub Crushed Under Pressure: Stockbyte/Getty Images
How caves give astronauts a preview of life in space: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Looking for Life Beyond Earth: Martian Discoveries: NASA
Pursuing the Impossible, and Coming Out on Top: ©Focus_on_Nature/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Kepler Discovers Solar System’s Ancient ‘Twin’: ©Kirill Putchenko/iStockphoto.com
Beyond: What drives the urge to explore?: National Archives and Records Administration
Cold-water coral reef found in Irish waters is deepest yet: ©Corbis

The Stuff of Consumer Culture

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
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
Are We Genetically Inclined To Be Materialistic?: Photodisc/Getty Images
Buying begets buying: how stuff has consumed the average American’s life: ©Comstock/Getty Images
1950’s Car Culture: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Here’s How Streaming Music is Killing the Planet: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Stuff: If That’s What You Wanted: ©PaulPaladin/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Retail Therapy: Does It Help?: ©Alamy
5 Ways “Tech Addiction” Is Changing Human Behaviour: ©Steve Debenport/iStockphoto.com
Consumers want a climate label for food, research shows: ©Spauln/E+/Getty Images
How Money Is Made: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Technology firms explore ‘second screen’ opportunity: ©sturti/E+/Getty Images
Too Consumed to Ingest the world around us?: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Fall Seed Saving Tips: ©goir/Fotolia

Guided by a Cause

Civil Rights era activist reflects on struggles, triumphs: ©FeyginFoto/Shutterstock
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
Greatest Charity Achievements of All Time!: ©Fly_dragonfly/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
Aung San Suu Kyi: Photodisc/Getty Images
Tony Griffin and Karl Swan: Soar: ©Vladimir Arndt/Shutterstock
The Healing Power of Animals: ©Fotolia
Meet the Hero: Ralph Lazo: ©Everett Collection Historical/Alamy
Wave Riding Meets Conservation at This Surfer’s Global Nonprofit: ©Reniw-Imagery/iStockphoto.com
Teenage Artist Donates $1 Million to Charity: ©Yury Shirokov/Alamy
Teenager fulfills her philanthropic dreams: ©Getty Images
The people helping strangers during the coronavirus pandemic: Joshua Ets-Hokin / PhotoDisc / Getty Images
Do Something: ©mangostock/Fotolia
Malala Yousafzai wins Nobel Peace Prize 2014: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
San Jose Teenager Turns $100 Seed Money Into $34K For Charity: ©Jiri Vaclave/Shutterstock
The Speeches of Barack Obama: ©Getty Images

Grade 8


Culture and Belonging ©iStockphoto.com

Kids Interpreting Medical Information to Parents: ©Rob Lewine/Getty Images
Yiddish Culture Takes Center Stage: ©aerogondo2/Shutterstock
Adapting to a New Culture: ©Payless Images, Inc./Alamy
Undocumented journalist describes immigrant experience, American dream: Comstock/Getty Images
Newest Immigrants Assimilating as Fast as Previous Ones, Report Says: ©Paul Brennan/Shutterstock
What if everyone on Earth spoke the same language?: Comstock/Getty Images
About Our Antagonisms: ©bikeriderlondon/Shutterstock
Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, 1990-2017: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
U.S. immigrants get supersized: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The importance of belonging: ©Monkey Business Images/Dreamstime
California’s gardens tell an immigrant story: ©Petegar/iStockphoto.com
Immigrants and Refugees Are Among America’s 2017 Nobel Prize Winners: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Miami Museum Celebrates the Art of a Crossroads: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Students immersed in Chinese culture: ©Peter Gridley/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
From Ghana to Greyhound: One immigrant’s story of getting by in New York: ©Norman Chan/Shutterstock
Ground-breaking support system creates a win-win for medically-trained immigrants, Minnesota: ©wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock
How Minneapolis’ Somali immigrants are keeping their artistic traditions alive: ©sugar0607/Fotolia
Home? Teen Refugees and Immigrants Explore Their Tucson: Comstock/Getty Images
Through August: Exploring hidden cost of Grand Coulee Dam: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Cross-cultural bonding leads to higher creativity: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Getty Images

The Thrill of Horror Rubberball/Getty Images

Why Do People Love Horror Movies? They Enjoy Being Scared: ©Corbis
A Legacy of Horror Films: ©vhpfoto/Shutterstock
Horror Movies: Why People Love Them: ©jwblinn/iStockphoto.com
Fiction Podcasts Are Finally a Thing! Thank You, Sci-Fi and Horror: ©alwyncooper/iStockphoto.com
Why do we like to be scared?: ©MANDY GODBEHEAR/Shutterstock
Poe Museum: Library of Congress
Pop Culture’s Undying Edgar Allan Poe Obsession: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Top 10 Scariest Flicks of All Time: ©Andreas Gradin/Shutterstock
Without Edgar Allan Poe, We Wouldn’t Have Sherlock Holmes: Joshua Ets-Hokin / PhotoDisc / Getty Images
Why do we like being scared?: ©sebra/Shutterstock
E-Book Recreates a Monster: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Why do we read scary books?: ©Tom Tom/Shutterstock
Beyond the Scream: What I Learned from Horror Movies: ©Voyagerix/Adobe Stock
Finding Frankenstein: On the trail of a monster across Europe: ©YorkBerlin/Shutterstock
Movies may cause special effects on the body: ©Crazytang/Getty Images/iStockphoto.com
HP Lovecraft: The man who haunted horror fans: ©Juniors Bildarchiv/Alamy
Scientists study the thrill of a chill: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
Brain scans gauge horror flick fear factor: ©Getty Images
Lovecraft tribute still haunting on a beautiful spring day: ©iStockphoto.com
The Krampus and Fear in the Holidays: ©Sumikophoto/Shutterstock

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

Sojourner Truth: Library of Congress
The Revised Dred Scott Case Collection: History of Dred Scott: ©Corbis
The Star-Spangled Banner: Comstock/Getty Images
English professor digitizes historic slave manuscript in Library of Congress: ©Tetra Images/Tetra Images/Getty Images
Crispus Attucks, Martyr for Freedom and Champion of Liberty: ©Science History Images/Alamy
Black soldier’s letter offers rare view of Civil War: ©Eunice Harris/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
A century after Harriet Tubman died, scholars try to separate fact from fiction: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Statue of Liberty: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Harriet Tubman: American Hero: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Buffalo Soldiers: ©Dynamic Graphics/Getty Images
Slave Rebellions: A Timeline: Library of Congress
What Does It Mean for America to Put Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill?: ©Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Battle Lines: A Graphic History of the Civil War: Dynamic Graphics/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Frederick Douglass On How Slave Owners Used Food As A Weapon Of Control: ©stockelements/Shutterstock
The Most “Realistic” Civil War Novel Was Written Three Decades After It Ended: ©steve estvanik/Shutterstock
What the Emancipation Proclamation Didn’t Do: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery: ©webking/iStockphoto.com
How the Civil War Changed Modern Medicine: ©Corbis
African American Spirituals: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Activist Ida B. Wells Gets Pulitzer Prize 137 Years After Refusing to Exit ‘Whites Only’ Train: ©Hi-Story/Alamy

Approaching Adulthood Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Why ‘Eighth Grade’ is the most painfully real middle-school movie you’ve ever seen: ©Sage78/iStockphoto.com
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
Teens, Your Brain Needs Real Food: ©Steve Debenport/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
How Adulthood Happens: ©Jodi Matthews/iStockphoto.com
How to Stop Negative Thinking: ©Noel Hendrickson/Digital Vision/Getty Images
The Impulsive “Teen Brain” Isn’t Based in Science:  ©Corbis
Time to End the Stereotype of the ‘Risky’ Teenage Brain:
Are Kids Happier than Adults?: Purestock/Getty Images
Teens and Sleep: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Graduating from high school: Tears, fears and peers: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
Researchers Study Effects Of Social Media On Young Minds: ©martiapunts/iStock/Getty Images
According to Study, Most People Feel Adulthood Starts at 29: ©Jim Arbogast/Photodisc/Getty Images
Young People More Likely To Drive Drowsy: Stockbyte/Getty Images
How to Improve Communication with Your Parents: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Think Like a Child: Comstock/Getty Images
The Promise of Self-Compassion for Stressed-Out Teens: ©Peter Van Steen/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Meet the teen whose discovery could lead to a Covid-19 cure: ©AlexRaths/Getty Images/iStockphoto.com

Anne Frank’s Legacy ©Shutterstock

75 Years Later, Anne Frank’s Diary Still Has Much To Teach: ©feije/iStock/Getty Images
Elie Wiesel Taught the World How to Confront Atrocities: ©Corbis
Oskar Schindler: Unlikely Hero: ©Corbis
After 75 Years, Anne Frank’s Diary Still Holds Lessons for Us All: ©Ronald Wilfred Jansen/Shutterstock
The Diary of Anne Frank Introduction: ©Kaylie_Kell/Shutterstock
Anne Frank’s arrest might not have stemmed from betrayal: ©feije/iStock/Getty Images
My Stepsister Anne Frank: ©INSADCO Photography / Alamy
See Jewish Life Before the Holocaust Through a Newly Released Digital Archive: Artville/Getty Images
Elie Wiesel’s Only Son Steps Up to His Father’s Legacy: Comstock/Getty Images
The Holocaust Memorial Museum Digitizes Over 200 Diaries: ©John Lamb/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Anne Frank: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Israel donates hundreds of Anne Frank books to Tokyo libraries after vandalism: ©Martin Child/Photodisc/Getty Images
Nelson Mandela on the Diary of Anne Frank: ©BortN66/Shutterstock
Anne Frank to have official comic adaption; animated film coming soon: ©Hero Images Inc./Hero Images Inc./Corbis
Does “Never again!” mean anything if we do nothing about China’s concentration camps?: ©paul prescott/Shutterstock
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: ©Corbis
The Man Who Warned the West about the Holocaust, at a Time When No One Would Listen: ©Mariusz Niedzwiedzki/Shutterstock
The Sapling Project: ©Lawrence M. Sawyer/Photodisc/Getty Images
Who betrayed Anne Frank? New probe launched by ex-FBI agent: ©Pressmaster/Shutterstock
Anne Frank’s Message is Still Important Today: ©Tim Hall/Cultura/Getty Images

The Value of Work ©Shutterstock

National Geographic Hosts the Energy Department’s STEM Mentoring Café for Students: ©13/Image Source/Ocean/Corbis
National Inventors Hall of Fame: ©chippix/Shutterstock
For migrant workers on Illinois farms, the job is hot, risky: ©Digital Vision/Alamy
50 Business Ideas for Teens: ©Georgijevic/E+/Getty Images
How to turn your career into a passion: ©YuriyS/iStockphoto.com
Working in High School Doesn’t Pay Off the Way It Used To: Comstock/Getty Images
18 Under 18: Meet the Young Innovators Who Are Changing the World: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
In the Home, a Woman’s Work Is Never Done, Never Honored, and Never Paid For: ©Corbis
Teen entrepreneurs think ‘outside the box’ when starting their own businesses: ©Savushkin/E+/Getty Images
Teen Entrepreneurs – 11 Important Business Lessons from Teenage Entrepreneurs: ©Riccardo Piccinini/Shutterstock
Why Aren’t American Teenagers Working Anymore?: Rubberball/Getty Images
In 2019, Blue-Collar Workers Disappearing And In Hot Demand: Comstock/Getty Images
Millennials in Search of a Different Kind of Career: ©Tom Mc Nemar/Fotolia
How to Start a Business Before You Graduate: Monalyn Gracia/Corbis
This is what American teenagers want to be when they grow up (they don’t want to work in offices): ©fatihhoca/iStockphoto.com
The Hidden Benefits of Hard Work: Dynamic Graphics/Getty Images
How Do Work Breaks Help Your Brain? 5 Surprising Answers: ©Design Pics/Design Pics/Getty Images
10 Great Summer Jobs For Teens: ©Corbis
Five 21st Century Skills Kids Gain From Joining Robotics Teams: ©Ian Lishman/Juice Images/Corbis
5 Lessons About Hard Work from an Ultra-Marathon Runner: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images

Grade 9


Finding Common Ground Stockbyte/Getty Images

Why Getting to Know Your Neighbors Is More Important Than You Realize: ©Ariel Skelley/Blend Images/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
Teens and Boston Cops Find Common Ground: ©John Roman Images/Shutterstock
9/11 Memorial: Nathan Blaney/Photodisc/Getty Images
6 Things You May Not Know About the Vietnam Veterans Memorial: ©Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Why it’s time for South Africa to take down its walls: ©Mel Curtis/Photodisc/Getty Images
How the Stress of Disaster Brings People Together: ©Blend Images - KidStock/Getty Images
Teens’ Play Brings Immigration Conversation to North Texas: ©stellalevi/iStock/Getty Images
The Orchestra Playing for Peace: ©Ferenc Szelepcsenyi/Alamy
A Better Way to Talk About Faith: ©Creatas RF/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Alexander Gardner: The mysteries of the Civil War’s photographic giant: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Inside These Lines: ©Corbis
At this library, it’s humans on loan, not books: Andrey Kiselev/Fotolia
Apartheid: ©Corbis
Tightness and Looseness: A New Way to Understand Differences across the 50 United States: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
What Explains the Rise of Humans?: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
How the homeless create homes: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
What You Can Do When Your BFF Turns Into Your Worst Enemy: ©SW Productions/Photodisc/Getty Images

The Struggle for Freedom ©Shutterstock

Apartheid’s roots: The Natives Lands Act: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Maya Angelou’s Great Legacy: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
7 Famous Slave Revolts: ©Library of Congress
Dolores Huerta: ©Yiorgos GR/Shutterstock
The Black Student Loan Crisis That Led Robert Smith To Pay Off HBCU Morehouse Grads’ Debt: ©Flashon Studio/Shutterstock
Few Artifacts of the Transatlantic Slave Trade Still Exist. These Iron Blocks Help Tell That Gut-Wrenching Story: ©Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Legacy of Medgar Evers: ©sgreer721/Fotolia
Remembrances of the Mysterious, Maligned Soviet Censor: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
10 Steps to Fighting Injustice Through Social Media: ©Roberto Westbrook/Blend Images/Getty Images
Hong Kong Protesters Return to Streets as New Year Begins: ©GlebSStock/Shutterstock
Dying for Freedom: ©Corbis
Remembering Nina Simone as a Siren and Powerful Civil Rights Activist: Image Source/Getty Images
Selma 50 years later: John Lewis’s memories of the march: ©Radius/SuperStock
New Voting Restrictions in America: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Getty Images
China transferred detained Uighurs to factories used by global brands: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Japanese-American Relocation: ©Corbis
In northern Mali, music silenced as Islamists drive out artists: ©Max Power/Fotolia
The trouble with democracy: ©Smalik/Fotolia
Is “Time’s Up” the Next Step for the #MeToo Movement?: ©Michael Matisse/Photodisc/Getty Images
Activist Ida B. Wells Gets Pulitzer Prize 137 Years After Refusing to Exit ‘Whites Only’ Train: ©Hi-Story/Alamy

The Bonds Between Us Photodisc/Getty Images

Human Genome Project: Deco Images II/Alamy
Wife on Mars: A love story: ©Purestock/Alamy
What Makes Siblings Bond?: ©Corbis
1.3 million students are homeless. Here’s how we can help them: ©Steve Debenport/iStockphoto.com
Online chess is thriving, a calming constant in a chaotic year: ©desifoto/iStockphoto.com
The Emotional Lives of Animals: ©Policas/Shutterstock
Love hormone helps autistic children bond with others, study shows: Photodisc/Getty Images
We’re More Alike Than Different: ©Mika/Flame/Corbis
Your Gloomy Friends Don’t Want Cheering Up: ©Elena Elisseeva/Shutterstock
‘There are no words’: As coronavirus kills Indigenous elders, endangered languages face extinction: Brand X Pictures/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
Why I Gave Up a High-Paying Corporate Career to Start a Charity: ©Alamy

Sweet Sorrow Photodisc/Getty Images

New Apps for Help Reading Shakespeare: ©Terry Vine/Blend Images/Getty Images
Romeo, Romeo, what’s Julian Fellowes done to you?: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Shakespeare and the Classics: Plutarch, Ovid, and Inspiration: ©volk65/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Shakespeare’s Source Material: Hemera Technologies/Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A Visit to the Museum of Broken Relationships:
Richard and Mildred Loving Interview: ©Comstock Images/Age Fotostock
Science of Love: Heartbreak: ©Getty Images/iStockphoto.com
To the brain, getting burned, getting dumped feel the same: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Romeo and Juliet’s balcony scene: ©D. Normark/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why Do We Fall in Love?: ©Mike Kemp/Rubberball Productions/Getty Images
Why Shakespeare’s English is still relevant today: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
On Bridges in Paris, Clanking with Love: Comstock/Getty Images
Would Shakespeare’s poisons and drugs work in reality?: ©Jupiter Images/Ablestock/Alamy
Can You Fix a Broken Heart by Writing About It?: ©Steve Debenport/iStockphoto.com
‘Sweet Sorrow: A Zombie Ballet’ Returns to the Stage for the Halloween Season: ©amygdala_imagery/E+/Getty Images
What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Living With Pandemics:  ©igorstevanovic/Shutterstock
How to make someone fall in love with you, according to science: ©Getty Images
Shakespeare Inspired Robben Island Inmates, Including Mandela: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Juliet’s Wall Graffiti: ©Corbis
Romeo + Juliet: Integrating American Sign Language: ©Sergieiev/Shutterstock

A Matter of Life or Death National Archives and Records Administration

East Aleppo’s last hospital destroyed by airstrikes: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
Sixty Years Later, the Story of PT-109 Still Captivates: ©Corbis
11 crazy facts about getting struck by lightning (and how to avoid it): Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Fire Escapes Are Evocative, But Mostly Useless: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
What You Need To Know As The First COVID-19 Vaccine Heads Your Way: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Sunflowers Melt Fukushima’s Nuclear “Snow”: Photodisc/Getty Images
How Near-Death Experiences Work: Photodisc/Getty Images
Mine Kafon: Wind-blown landmine clearance: ©Corbis
How to Survive a Natural Disaster: ©Blend Images - REB Images/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Optimism May Be Hard-Wired into the Brain: Sebastian Kaulitzki/Alamy
Five things coronavirus can teach us about life and death: ©ti-ja/E+/Getty Images
How to Avoid Shark Attacks: ©Corbis
A moment on ‘Oprah’ made her a human rights symbol. She wants to be more than that.: ©Jake Lyell/Alamy
How to make it as a female war correspondent: ©Billion Photos/Shutterstock
Incredible: How One Couple Saved 50 Children from the Nazis: Image Club Graphics/Getty Images
X-Ray Vision Archaeology Reveals Holocaust Escape Tunnel: Pete Ryan/National Geographic/Getty Images
The Next Mass Extinction Might Be About Survival of the Laziest: ©Robert Matton AB/Alamy
Motherboard Knows Best: Should a Computer Make Life-or-Death Decisions?: ©Javier Larrea/Pixtal/Age Fotostock
Hemingway on War and Its Aftermath: U.S. Army Center of Military History
Running for His Life: Inspirestock/Corbis

Heroes and Quests ©Corbis

The Coldest Journey: ©Corbis
Odyssey’s End?: The Search for Ancient Ithaca: ©Corbis
The heroes of the French train attack have given us all a gift—hope: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Fridtjof Nansen: ©Nigel Reed/Alamy
Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot make short film on climate crisis – video: ©Daniele Cossu/Alamy
Discovery Rekindles Wish for a Journey to the Stars: NASA
The Girl Who Swims With Sharks: ©Mika Specta/Fotolia
5 Qualities of Incredibly Heroic Leaders: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Shackleton’s Ad – Men Wanted for Hazardous Journey: ©The Studio Dog/Photodisc/Getty Images
This kite could harness more of the world’s wind energy:  102151240.jpg
What Is Ocean Exploration and Why Is It Important?: ©Snaprender/Alamy
Teen Pilot and Dad Killed in Fatal Flight Inspire Donors: Photodisc/Getty Images
SETI Reborn: The New Search for Intelligent Life: ©Kim Steele/Photodisc/Getty Images
Jade Hameister Responds to Internet Trolls by Making a Sandwich at the South Pole: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
How we showed Homer’s Odyssey is not pure fiction, with a little help from Facebook: ©DeiMosz/Shutterstock
Plan Your Own Expedition:
Risking It All for Science: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Stark images of Shackleton’s struggle: ©Gentoo Multimedia Limited/Shutterstock
How to survive inside one of Earth’s deadliest volcanoes: Michael T. Sedam/Corbis
What is the future for travel and migration in age of COVID-19?: ©muratart/Shutterstock

Grade 10


Ourselves and Others Image Source/Getty Images

The Museum of Tolerance: ©bojorgensen/Fotolia
These Twins, One Black and One White, Will Make You Rethink Race: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Dare to Disagree:
Everything You Need to Know About Israel-Palestine: ©H. Wiesenhofer/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Accept The Awkwardness: How To Make Friends (And Keep Them): ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Team: Better Together: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
What Does Free Speech Mean?: ©Aaron Amat/Shutterstock
Three Clergymen, Three Faiths, One Relationship: Corbis
Strangers Spot People with Compassionate Genes in Seconds: ©Don Couch/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
A Syrian Refugee’s Story: ©John Langford/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
‘Going with the Crowd’ Causes Us to Make the Wrong Choices: ©Creativemarc/Shutterstock
Crisis Guide: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Photodisc/Getty Images
What happens in the brain when you learn a language?: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Blend Images/Alamy
Human Flow: ©Ken Usami/Photodisc/Getty Images
At 16, Coco Gauff’s voice is already as strong as her serve: ©andresr/E+/Getty Images
Agreeing to Disagree: © Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
CEOs say how you treat a waiter can predict a lot about character: Photodisc/Getty Images
Conflict Resolution Skills: ©Monica Lau/Photodisc/Getty Images
Stuck in an awkwardness vortex? Here’s how to embrace the cringe: ©Dennis Fagan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Revisiting Ursula K. Le Guin’s Novella About Interplanetary Racism: ©Gorodenkoff/Shutterstock

The Natural World Carson Ganci/Design Pics Inc/Alamy

Swift Water Rescue: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Story of Smallpox and Other Deadly Eurasian Germs: ©Mopic/Shutterstock
8 animals helping humans save the planet:
Destruction of nature as dangerous as climate change, scientists warn: ©MsLightBox/iStockphoto.com
Study reveals positive connection between nature experiences and happiness globally: ©Stimmungszauber/Shutterstock
Florida marks milestone in Everglades python control program: ©ZUMA Press Inc/Alamy
Connecting with Nature Boosts Creativity and Health: ©Steve Williams/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Sonoran Desert Fact Sheets: ©Design Pics Inc./Alamy
Nature’s calling — for more human diversity: ©jiawangkun/Shutterstock
The emergence of nature phobias: Why more people are afraid of the outdoors: ©andreiuc88/Shutterstock
Science and Poetry: Predation or Symbiosis?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Bats Are: Important: ©Ewen Charlton/Flickr/Getty Images
Nature Matters: ©Gallo Images/Danita Delimont/the Agency Collection/Getty Images
The Perks of a Play-in-the-Mud Educational Philosophy: ©Hero Images/Getty Images
This is What Happened When an Australian City Gave Trees Email Addresses: ©Artmim/Shutterstock
What Separates Us from Chimpanzees?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
The Grand Canyon: How It Formed: ©Christopher Boswell/Shutterstock
It’s Time for a Conversation: ©Thomas Barrat/Shutterstock
The Best Places to See the Arizona Deserts in Bloom: ©John Wang/Photodisc/Getty Images
Laws of Man and Laws of Nature: ©Magcom/Shutterstock

Responses to Change ©Fotolia

Why Hawaii’s Newest Eruption Makes Volcanologists Nervous: ©Douglas Peebles Photography/Alamy
The Land of Big Groceries, Big God, and Smooth Traffic: What Surprises First-Time Visitors to America: MBI/Alamy
Reforestation: ©MaximImages/Alamy
War dead commemorated by Birmingham ice installation: ©Photolibrary RF/Photolibrary
The Ice Stupas: Artificial glaciers at the edge of the Himalayas: ©pablo_hernan/Fotolia
Four Pulitzer-winning takes on the rise of Adolf Hitler: ©Corbis
The peppered moth: A black and white story after all: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How Cancer Starts: ©Duncan Smith/Photodisc/Getty Images
We have always been modern, and it has often scared us: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The “Dangers” of Artificial Intelligence: ©Phonlamai Photo/Shutterstock
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
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

How We See Things ©Corbis

Auden’s Musée des Beaux Arts: ©C Squared Studios/Photodisc/Getty Images
The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational: ©Corbis
Where Our Magic Lives: An Introduction to Magical Realism: ©Corbis
How does the way food looks or its smell influence taste?: ©Lesterman/Shutterstock
Your Guide to How the Eye Sees: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s one-man mission: Stocktrek Images, Inc./Alamy
Experiments show how quickly we adjust to seeing everything upside-down: ©Milton Montenegro/Photodisc/Getty Images
Sense of sight is the most important for humans, right? Your hierarchy of senses is not objective: ©DrAfter123/DigitalVision Vectors/Getty Images
Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? To Create Optical Illusions: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
How to Build a Happier Brain: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
The Gambler’s Fallacy: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Gabriel García Márquez remembers his dearest friend, Julio Cortázar: ©Grant Faint/Stockbyte/Getty Images
James Webb Space Telescope: Marshall Space Flight Center / NASA
Secret of Photo 51: ©TRBfoto/Photodisc/Getty Images
Can Language Influence Our Perception of Reality?: ©nobiggie/iStock/Getty Images
The eyes have it: Seven tips for maintaining vision: ©Timofeyev Alexander/Shutterstock
Humans have more than 5 senses: ©Cultura Creative/Alamy
Drawing Geometric Perspective: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Fake memory implanted in mice with a beam of light: Photodisc/Getty Images
Emily Dickinson’s Letters: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

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
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
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
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
Macbeth Defeated at Dunsinane: ©Joe Cornish/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Why Power Corrupts: National Archives and Records Administration
Hurricane Katrina: Then and Now: ©Scenics of America/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why Shakespeare’s Stories Still Resonate: Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Hard-Won Liberty National Archives and Records Administration

Ideas Cost Peace Prize Winner Freedom: ©hepatus/E+/Getty Images
Decades Later, Photographer Searches for Gandhi’s Legacy: ©popovaphoto/iStockphoto.com
Josephine Baker—A French and American Hero: ©Corbis
Plessy and Ferguson: Descendants of a divisive Supreme Court decision unite: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
John Lewis, lion of civil rights and Congress, dies at 80: ©Courtesy: CSU Archives/Everett Collection/Alamy
American Roots of the Indian Independence Movement: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Freedom of the Mind: ©Corbis
Saudi Arabia elects up to 17 female councilors in historic election: ©Patrik Dietrich/Fotolia
Quiz: What’s Your Freedom Type?: ©Gary/Fotolia
How to Protect Civil Liberties in a Pandemic: ©Chris Aubrey/Alamy
Welcome to the World’s Nicest Prison: ©Henglein and Steets/Cultura Creative/Alamy
South Sudan: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How the Arab Spring Became the Arab Cataclysm: ©freshidea/Fotolia
Spring Awakening: How an Egyptian Revolution Began on Facebook: ©DeiMosz/Shutterstock
I’ve been fighting for freedom for years; now, I do it as an American citizen: ©Paul Hennessy/Alamy Live News
Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Joseph Sohm/Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
There’s a war on books in prisons. It needs to end.: ©stocknroll/iStock/Getty Images
A Ride Home from Prison: ©S. Alden/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Lady Liberty’s Radical History: ©etraveler/Shutterstock
Without the Right to Protest, America Is Doomed to Fail: ©Bastiaan Slabbers/iStock Unreleased/Getty Images

Grade 11


Coming to America ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy

Edward Curtis: Photographing the North American Indian: Comstock / Getty Images
How to Talk About America’s Newest Arrivals: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Play Ball!: Colonial Games and America’s National Pastime: Tetra Images/Alamy
Ellis Island: ©Gary/Fotolia
Land O’ Lakes replaces Native American woman logo, touts farmer-owned credentials instead: ©Comstock/Getty Images
The Changing Definition of African-American: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Plymouth Colony: ©Fotolia
The Pilgrims Should Have Been Thankful for a Spirochete: ©BSIP SA/Alamy
John Smith Biography: S. Solum/PhotoLink/Getty Images
How America Thought About Refugees 70 Years Ago: ©Mitrija/Shutterstock
The Philosophical Differences on Immigration Between Canada and the U.S.: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Roanoke Wasn’t America’s Only Lost Colony: ©Ivy Close Images/Alamy
How Andy Serkis is bringing holographic magic to Shakespeare’s The Tempest: ©chinaface/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
I say Hispanic. You say Latino. How did the whole thing start?: ©Roxana Gonzalez/Dreamstime
For a radical new perspective on immigration, picture the US as an ancient tree: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Remains of Pilgrims’ Plymouth settlement unearthed: ©Scenics of America/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The strange fates of the Shakespeare First Folio: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
10 Questions for Charles C. Mann: ©Wikimedia Commons
Bringing Traditional Themes Into Contemporary Writing: Photodisc/Getty Images
First Encounters in the Americas: ©Constance McGuire/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images

Building a Democracy ©Karl Kost/Alamy

The Real Birth of American Democracy: ©Wikimedia Commons
A democracy deficit plagues the US and the European Union: ©Image Source/Getty Images
The Stamp Act Riots, 250 Years Ago: ©Comstock/Getty Images
A New Museum of the American Revolution, Warts and All: ©Mark Karrass/Corbis
21 Things You May Not Know About the U.S. Constitution: ©larry1235/Shutterstock
Phillis Wheatley: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why the Colonies Most Galvanizing Leader Never Became a Founding Father: ©Centaur/Fotolia
The day the Constitution was adopted: ©webking/iStockphoto.com
American history unfolds in ‘Assassin’s Creed 3’: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Benjamin Franklin: Founding Father … and Fireman: ©Wim Wiskerke/Alamy
James Madison: ©Craig Brewer/Photodisc/Getty Images
Dunmore’s Proclamation: A Time to Choose: ©VisionsofAmerica/Joe Soehm/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Top 10 Ben Franklin Inventions: ©Corbis
John Dickinson during the Continental and Confederation periods: ©silver-john/Shutterstock
Why are U.S. Supreme Court justices appointed for life?: ©Diego Grandi/Shutterstock
Dirty Little Secret: VisionsofAmerica/Joe Soehm/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Last Men of the Revolution: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Patriotism on Broadway: ©Fer Gregory/Shutterstock
Revolutionary War army comes to life in newly discovered painting: ©Victorian Traditions/Shutterstock
The Founding Fathers Weren’t Concerned with Inequality: ©North Wind Picture Archives/Alamy

The Individual and Society Photodisc/Getty Images

Emily Dickinson Collection: ©Galushko Sergey/Shutterstock
In ‘All the Wild That Remains,’ David Gessner illuminates two great writers on the American West.: ©Marco Brivio/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
English Speakers Increasingly Use Self-Centered Words Like ‘Get’ And ‘Choose’: ©Diyosa Carter/Flickr/Getty Images
Did John Deere’s Best Invention Spark a Revolution or an Environmental Disaster?: ©C. Borland/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
America Is a Dream: Comstock/Getty Images
America’s First Me Generation: ©Lana Isabella/Flickr Open/Getty Images
Edgar Allan Poe – Mini Biography: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why We Need the Wild: ©Terry J Alcorn/iStockphoto.com
Wheat People vs. Rice People: ©Image Plan/Corbis
Extinction Rebellion’s Regenerative Culture as an alternative to self-care: ©Jupiterimages/Polka Dot/Alamy
Black Walden: ©Richard Nowitz/National Geographic/Getty Images
People prefer electric shocks to time alone with thoughts: ©bo1982/iStockphoto.com
The British View the War of 1812 Quite Differently Than Americans Do: ©traveler1116/iStockphoto.com
Writers Work in Mobile Studios at This Incredible Residency in Massachusetts: ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
The Mexican American War: ©Niday Picture Library/Alamy
10 Things You May Not Know About Nathaniel Hawthorne: ©Scenics of America/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Hudson River School: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Invention of the Telegraph: ©Photodisc/Getty Images
New humanities class explores the history of the ‘self’ from B.C. to VR: Photodisc/Getty Images
Virtual Dance Parties Are Popular. What’s Behind Their Rise?: ©JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty Images

A New Birth of Freedom ©Corbis

‘The Blood of Lynching Victims Is in This Soil.’: ©PrairieArtProject/iStockphoto.com
Discovery Leads Yale to Revise a Chapter of Its Black History: Photodisc/Getty Images
Remembering the fight for women’s rights: Suffragists at Seneca Falls laid groundwork for others in the struggle for equality: Library of Congress
How I teach students about equality: only Smarties have the answer: Rafael Angel Irusta Machin/Alamy
Why celebrating Juneteenth is more important now than ever: ©hartcreations/iStock/Getty Images
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage: ©Library of Congress
The Lost History: Help Us Find the Declaration of Sentiments: ©James P. Blair/Photodisc/Getty Images
Where the Buffalo No Longer Roamed: Comstock/Getty Images
Sherman’s March to the Sea: A military triumph left a bitter legacy: Image Ideas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The First Pride Marches, In Photos: ©NiklasEmmoth/iStock/Getty Images
A Time of Reckoning:
Documentary explores US exclusion of Chinese in the 1800s: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Black Leaders During Reconstruction: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
PRO AND CON: Should Confederate monuments be removed?: ©Corbis
Did Quilts Hold Codes to the Underground Railroad?: ©Eric Camden/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Ida B. Wells: Library of Congress
A Cutting-Edge Second Look at the Battle of Gettysburg: ©Getty Images
A Civil War journal, up close and personal: ©Susan Law Cain/Shutterstock
3 Reasons Why Chinese Workers Were the MVP’s on the Transcontinental Railroad: HemeraTechnologiesJupiterimages/Getty Images
In 1870, Henrietta Wood Sued for Reparations—and Won: ©Billion Photos/Shutterstock

An Age of Realism ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Women’s Athletics a Battle for Respect: ©Corbis
Muckraking Journalist Jacob Riis and Gilded Age New York City: ©kenny1/Shutterstock
Spanish American War: ©Laurence Mouton/PhotoAlto/Getty Images
Another Obama Decision Reversed? Now It’s About Food Safety.: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Burger King’s plant-based Whopper gets glowing review – from a meat lobbyist: ©Mark Wineman/Getty Images/iStockphoto.com
The Women ‘Computers’ Who Revolutionized Astronomy: ©Cardens Design/Shutterstock
The Challenges and Opportunites of 21st Century Muckracking: ©Dennis MacDonald/Alamy
Investigative journalism finds a new outlet: the stage: ©aerogondo2/Shutterstock
Jack London’s mark on literature: ©Corbis
Before there was coronavirus, there was yellow fever. Fear of it once gripped D.C.: ©Oteera/Shutterstock
About Mark Twain: ©Folio/Alamy
Jack London Biography: ©AleksandarGeorgiev/iStockphoto.com
Robber barons and silicon sultans: ©C. Borland/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
In the Gilded Age, Americans loved and feared the railroad companies — and it can teach Big Tech a valuable lesson: ©FotograFFF/Shutterstock
Study Finds Microplastics Inside Fruits and Vegetables: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Opulence in the “Gilded Age,” 1890: Getty Images
Lessons From Vanderbilt And Rockefeller: Know Your ‘One Big Thing’: Dynamic Graphics / Getty Images
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

The Modern World Photodisc/Getty Images

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
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
How Much Sleep Are We Losing to Our Electronic Devices?: ©Corbis
Modernism: Comstock/Getty Images
Writing the future: A timeline of science fiction literature: ©Orla/Shutterstock
Zora Neale Hurston, Genius of the Harlem Renaissance: ©Corbis
How the Pandemic Will End: ©igorstevanovic/Shutterstock
Tinker v. Des Moines (393 U.S. 503, 1969): ©Ted Foxx/Alamy
Tinker v. Des Moines: Protecting student free speech: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
IBM says to expect 5 big changes in the next 5 years: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
New Study Says We Could Be Alone in the Universe: ©snvv/Adobe Stock
Why The Consumer Internet Of Things Is Stalling: ©Corbis
Technobiophilia: Can we get all the nature we need in digital form?: ©winui/Shutterstock
Muhammad Ali’s Legacy: Boxing Legend, Proud Muslim, Champion of Civil Rights: Comstock/Getty Images

Grade 12


Chasing Success ©Andres RodriguezFotolia

Why Are Superachievers So Successful?: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Eugene O’Neill Biography: ©Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Three of the Best-Kept Secrets for College Success: ©237/Paul Bradbury/Ocean/Corbis
About Eugene O’Neill: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Class of 2021 Is Beginning a Senior Year We Never Imagined: ©sirtravelalot/Shutterstock
Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Good Art Is Popular Because It’s Good. Right?: Eyewire/Getty Images
7 Methods To Overcome Your Fear of Failure: ©Corbis
Is Music the Key to Success?: ©Simon Potter/cultura/Corbis
The surprising habits of original thinkers: ©Asier Romero/Shutterstock
Are charter schools truly innovative? The answer can depend on your definition: ©Hero Images/Getty Images
7 Epic Fails Brought to You by the Genuis Mind of Thomas Edison: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
American Drama Transformed: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Column: Parents are critical to education’s success: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
John Legend: Success Through Effort: ©Scott Chernis/Alamy
When it’s good to be bad: Photodisc/Getty Images
Personality Matters More Than Intelligence at School: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
The Question That Will Help You Define Success: ©Corbis
Tim Ferriss: How the World’s Most Successful People Start Their Days: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Kizzmekia Corbett, an African American woman, is praised as key scientist behind COVID-19 vaccine: ©jarun011/iStock/Getty Images

Gender Roles ©Fotolia

From Boys to Men: How Mentoring Is Smoothing the Road to Adulthood: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Mary Wollstonecraft Biography: Comstock/Getty Images
Esenam Nyador, Ghana’s female taxi driver: ©Corbis
Why was Pink for Boys and Blue for Girls?: ©MNStudio/Shutterstock
Coronavirus face masks: Why men are less likely to wear masks: ©ti-ja/E+/Getty Images
Proud to be a Mill Girl: Library of Congress
Could Paternity Leave Policies Close the Wage Gap?: ©Brooklyn Production/Corbis
Altering a robot’s gender and social roles may be a screen change away: ©Hero Images/Hero Images/Getty Images
What it Means to Build Without Bias: Questioning the Role of Gender in Architecture: © Andrej Ivosev/iStockphoto.com
How to be an ally to friends who’ve changed their pronouns: ©Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock
Daddy Track: The Case for Paternity Leave: Photodisc/Getty Images
Women Spies of the Civil War: ©Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Is Gender Segregation in Sports Necessary?: ©Jupiterimages/Polka Dot/Alamy
By Age Six, Girls Have Already Stopped Thinking of Their Gender as ‘Brilliant’: ©Joshua Hodge Photography/the Agency Collection/Getty Images
The Real Reasons All the Top Chess Players Are Men:
Countries with Less Gender Equity Have More Women in STEM–Huh?: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Anna Kendrick’s ‘Indianna Jones’: Should a woman don the fedora for real?: ©Corbis
In Pakistan, young female boxers punch through gender barriers: ©Annie Reynolds/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why Uber has only ‘a handful’ of woman drivers in Saudi Arabia, while local rival Careem claims more than 2,000: ©Antonio Guillem/Shutterstock
How To Get Dads To Take Parental Leave? Seeing Other Dads Do It: ©C. Lee/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images

Voices of Protest National Archives

Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies at 94: Steve Cole/PhotoDisc/Getty Images
Jonathan Swift Biography: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela: 1918-2013: William J. Clinton Presidential Library
How the long history of leaderless movements helps us understand the ‘yellow vests’ protests: ©siraanamwong/Fotolia
Researchers Examine The Psychology Of Protest Movements: ©MmeEmil/E+/Getty Image
Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella’ protest: One year on, what has changed?: ©Ankur Bhushan Photography/Flickr/Getty Images
Republican lawmakers introduce bills to curb protesting in at least 18 states: ©Zoe/Fotolia
Why MLK Encouraged 225,000 Chicago Kids to Cut Class in 1963: ©Corbis
A long-hidden mural is revealed, along with a piece of UCLA history: ©Corbis
Conversing With the World: The Poet in Society: ©Tischenko Irina/Shutterstock
This is what protest sounds like: ©Corbis
Teenagers Emerge as a Force in Climate Protests Across Europe: ©Nastco/iStock/Getty Images
Peaceful protest is much more effective than violence for toppling dictators: ©FeyginFoto/Shutterstock
Thomas Paine: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Know Your Rights: What To Do If Your Rights Are Violated at a Demonstration or Protest: ©Craig Brewer/Photodisc/Getty Images
Is There Any Point to Protesting?: ©John Gomez/Shutterstock
The Statue of Liberty Has Long Been a Magnet for Protest: ©spyarm/Shutterstock
Opinion: Remove the blindfold, fight injustices when they occur: ©Studio-Annika/iStockphoto.com
A Photographer Follows in Gandhi’s Footsteps: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Tech firms protest proposed changes to U.S. net neutrality rules: ©Corbis

Seeking Justice, Seeking Peace Comstock/Jupiterimages/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
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
Dark Shades for a Children’s ‘Hamlet’: ©Michelle Enfield/Alamy
Forgiveness May Harm Society: ©Corbis
Re-imagining Shakespeare’s plays in virtual reality game: Photodisc/Getty Images
Vicky Pryce: “Prison Clearly Does Not Work”: Getty Images
Forgiveness vs. Reconciliation: ©iceteastock/Fotolia
How a Black Lives Matter protest became a community picnic with police: ©Karin Hildebrand Lau/Shutterstock
Editorial: Why Chicago violent crimes go unsolved: ©Zack Frank/Shutterstock
What Shakespeare can — and can’t — teach us about Covid-19: ©GL Archive/Alamy
Revenge: Will You Feel Better?: ©Lisa F. Young/Fotolia
Iraq’s Cycles of Revenge: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Wangari Maathai Biography: Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Photodisc/Getty Images
Even 3-year-olds have a sense of justice: ©michaeljung/Shutterstock
The Israeli-Palestinian basketball teams that are breaking all barriers: Photodisc/Getty Images

Taking Risks ©Deddeda/Design Pics/Corbis

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
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
Kill All the Mosquitoes?!: ©Sergejs Nescereckis/Alamy
Pharrell Williams on How Taking Risks Can Lead to the Biggest Successes of Your Career: ©Blend Images - Andersen Ross/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Eliza Griswold on the Importance of Taking Risks: ©Charles Smith/Corbis
Food: How Altered?: Comstock/Getty Images
In the Age of ISIS, Is War Reporting Worth the Risk?: ©secablue/iStockphoto.com
When a city feels good, people take more risks: ©LevKPhoto/iStock/Getty Images
Beowulf—an epic game for the whole family: ©Corbis
Why Teens Ignore Risk For a Little Reward: Comstock/Getty Images
Saying yes to the world: Writer Anthony Doerr in Houston: ©Radius Images/Getty Images
The real risks of artificial intelligence: ©Phonlamai Photo/Shutterstock
Teens aren’t just risk machines – there’s a method to their madness: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Are Pit Bulls Really Dangerous?: ©CMCD/Photodisc/Getty Images
Running the risk: why experience matters when making decisions: ©RFarrarons/Shutterstock

Finding Ourselves in Nature ©Corbis

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
The Best Tool for Helping Damaged Young People—Nature: ©Matthew Williams-Ellis/Shutterstock
Connecting prisons with nature: ©YuriyS/iStockphoto.com
William Carlos Williams: ©Siede Preis/Photodisc/Getty Images
‘Rainbow Lightning’: One of Mother Nature’s Rare Shows: ©Morey Milbradt/Brand X/Corbis
What if nature, like corporations, had the rights of a person?: Bruce Golden/Digital Vision/Getty Images
How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain: Comstock/Getty Images

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