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

Citizen scientists contribute to dog research: Don Mason/Blend images/Getty Images
The CIA’s Most Highly-Trained Spies Weren’t Even Human: ©Corbis
Does Your Dog Really Love You?: Comstock/Getty Images
Are Pigs as Smart as Dogs, and Does It Really Matter?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Elephants Have a Special Alarm Sound: ‘Humans! Run!’: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
How Guide Dogs Work: ©iStockphoto.com
Canine combat vet guards Pentagon halls: Photodisc/Getty Images
Flamingos Apply “Makeup” to Impress Mates: ©Purestock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How Animal Camouflage Works: ©Jim Keir/Alamy
Animals Take Over Cities During Self-Isolation: ©by AJ Brustein/Moment Open/Getty
Elephants Outwit Humans During Intelligence Test: Richard van Kesteren/Alamy
A Song for the Horse Nation: ©Fadyukhin/iStockphoto.com
18 Really Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Humpback Whales: Creatas / Getty Images
Animal Intelligence: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Can animals be deceptive?: ©James Jordan Photography/Moment/Getty Images
First Proof That Wild Animals Really Can Communicate With Us: © searagen / 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

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

Dangerous Exotic Pets: ©Ocean/Corbis
Order to the Chaos of Life: Isabel Allende on Writing:
How improv comedy helped a teen with autism: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Detroit woman wants to play in the NFL. Here’s why you shouldn’t doubt her: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Texting May Be Taking a Toll: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
What Are The Dangers Of A Single Story?: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
A New Wrinkle on School Uniforms: ©Age Fotostock
Alaska Native Girl Leads Animated Kids TV Show in US First: ©eyeCatchLight/Fotolia
Nouns Slow Down Our Speech: ©Corbis
The First Writings: ©kmiragaya/Fotolia
Rowlett teen makes run for city council seat: ©Mike Flippo/Shutterstock
Video Games are a ‘great equalizer’ for people with disabilities: ©belushi/Shutterstock
Listening Is an Act of Love: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Langston Hughes: Biography: ©Tetra Images/Corbis
Spoken Without Words: Poetry with ASL SLAM: ©B&Y Photography/Alamy
My invention that made peace with lions: ©Tony Campbell/Shutterstock
Stylized Fairy Tales Inspired Sandra Cisneros’ Cross-Cultural Voice: ©Corbis
A promising test for pancreatic cancer . . . from a teenager: ©olivier/Shutterstock
The Life of the Buddha: ©John Wang/Photodisc/Getty Images
Art Therapy: Self-Expression Reduces Stress: ©Rana Faure/Fancy/Corbis

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
Farmers across India have been protesting for months. Here’s why:: ©Radiokafka/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
Who were Las Mariposas, and why were they murdered?: ©tkacchuk/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
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

What Tales Tell The Palma Collection/Getty Images

Coatlicue: ©Tandemich/Dreamstime
Odysseus’ Ship: Stephen Frink/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
Rick Riordan: Mythology for middle school: ©Authors Image/Alamy
Rainsticks and Folklore: ©Dani Simmonds/Shutterstock
10 Facts about Madame D’Aulnoy Who Coined the Word Fairytale: ©Denis Belitsky/Shutterstock
Rings, dwarves, elves, and dragons: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Old Norse influences:
A Life Lived in a Rapidly Changing World: Samuel L. Clemens, 1835 – 1910: Folio/Alamy
Real Landscapes of the Great Flood Myths: ©pedrobingham/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
The Curse of King Tut: Facts & Fable: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Trojan War: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why the Story of Cinderella Endures and Resonates: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Japanese ‘Prince’ Was Switched at Birth and Raised a Pauper: ©Corbis
Secrets of the Dead: The Real Trojan Horse: ©Anibal Trejo/Fotolia
Fairy-Tale Adaptations: It’s Ever After, All Right: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Eight female authors your class should know for the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s “Emma”: ©AmandaLewis/iStockphoto.com
Shared Stories: Common themes in myths and legends across cultures: ©Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Blend Images/Getty Images
Greek Myths Have Scary Ideas About Robots and A.I.: ©Ociacia/Shutterstock
Greek Mythology: ©Vava Vladimir Jovanovic/Shutterstock
Best children’s books with wishes: REB Images/Blend Images/Corbis
Top 8 Special Animals in Greek Mythology: ©Comstock/Comstock Images/Getty Images

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

How your brain sees the world, according to Kepler: ©Tatiana Makotra/Shutterstock
Secrets Behind the Sidewalk: How 3D Sidewalk Art Is Made: Ingram Publishing/Alamy
Change the Way You Look at Things and the Things You Look at Change: ©irin-k/Shutterstock
AR app lets kids with cancer escape into an imaginary world: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Your Brain Perceives Reality By Hallucinating: ©Vinicio Chirivi/EyeEm/EyeEm/Getty Images
Pokémon GO: U.S. Holocaust museum asks players to stay away: ©Christian Richter/Westend61 GmbH/Alamy
Escher’s gravity-defying waterfall: ©Oleksiy Fedorov/Kalium/Age Fotostock
Robot Takes Recovering Child to Her Seat in Class: ©Andersen-Ross/Corbis
You Can’t See This (Mind Tricks): Dimitri Vervitsiotis/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
10 Surprising Ways Senses Shape Perception: Shutterstock
The ‘Canali’ and the First Martians: Photodisc/Getty Images
How your eyes trick your mind: S.E.A. Photo/Alamy
Forget Positive Thinking – Try This to Curb Teen Anxiety: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Ebos Landing: ©Jacob_09/Shutterstock
The Code That May Treat Blindness: ©1Apix/Alamy
Why We Don’t See Ourselves as Others Do: SW Productions/Photodisc Green/Getty Images
How does the way food looks or its smell influence taste?: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
15 Magic Tricks You Didn’t Know You Could Do: ©Trevor Williams/Photodisc/Getty Images
But Did You See the Gorilla? The Problem With Inattentional Blindness: ©Alamy
How Mirages Work: Jeremy Woodhouse/PhotoDisc/gettyimages

Nature at Work

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
The emergence of nature phobias: Why more people are afraid of the outdoors: ©andreiuc88/Shutterstock
Winter Splendor Unveiled at Ice Caves: ©Corbis
Brilliant Time-Lapse of Alaska’s Northern Lights: Carol Falcetta/Flickr/Getty Images
Why It’s Impossible to Predict When That Giant Antarctic Ice Sheet Will Split: ©Frank Krahmer/Fuse/Getty Images
Why Ravens and Crows Are Earth’s Smartest Birds: ©D. Longenbaugh/Shutterstock
This is What Happened When an Australian City Gave Trees Email Addresses: ©Artmim/Shutterstock
Kids need to offset ‘screen time’ with ‘nature time’: Comstock/Getty Images
10 Famous Balancing Rocks Around the World: ©John Hoffman/Shutterstock
21 Reasons Why Forests Are Important: ©Sami Sarkis (6)/Alamy
Bees May Understand Zero, a Concept That Took Humans Millennia to Grasp: ©Kuzmin Andrey/Shutterstock
Top 20 Citizen Science Projects of 2020: ©Tom Wang/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
Five ways artificial intelligence can help space exploration: ©Paper Boat Creative/DigitalVision/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
NASA’s Perseverance Rover Sends Sneak Peek of Mars Landing: ©StockTrek/Photodisc/Getty Images
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
These women are shaping the future of African space exploration: ©PeopleImages/DigitalVision/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

The Stuff of Consumer Culture

10 Hot Consumer Trends 2017: ©John Lamb/Digital Vision/Getty Images
The Perfect Statement On Holiday Consumerism: A $500 Cardboard Box: ©Ken Rygh Creative Art & Design/E+/Getty Images
Not Just Millennials: Consumers Want Experiences, Not Things: ©Santiago Cornejo/Shutterstock
Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world: ©Ariel Skelley/Blend Images/Getty Images
Big Food Is Boosted by All Our Pandemic Snacking: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Graham Hill: Less Stuff, More Happiness: ©Yellow Dog Productions/Lifesize/Getty Images
Product Placement Can Be A Lot More Powerful Than We Realize: ©Angela Waye/Shutterstock
New Study Reveals How Consumers React to ‘The Store of the Future’: ©watcharakun/Shutterstock
Edible Cutlery: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
What Is Fast Fashion — and Why Is It a Problem?: ©Anastasiya Tsiasemnikava/Shutterstock
How Teenagers Spend Money: Comstock/Getty
With a Few Bits of Data, Researchers Identify ‘Anonymous’ People: ©Pressmaster/Shutterstock
Souvenirs are an important part of the holiday experience: ©D. Hurst/Alamy
People Are Paying Insane Amounts of Real Money for “Virtual Real Estate”: ©karamysh/Shutterstock
The Mask Barons of Etsy: ©Nenad Aksic/Shutterstock
Too Much TV Linked to Future Fast-Food Intake: Alamy
You can’t talk about millennials without mentioning this:
Economy in The 1950s: ©ollyy/Shutterstock
Why People With Disabilities Want Bans On Plastic Straws To Be More Flexible: MNPhoto/Alamy
The Invisible Way That Marketers Set the Menu for Your Thanksgiving Feast: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock

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

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
‘My Name, My Identity’: Educators Promote Cultural Awareness in Campaign: ©EHStock/Vetta/Getty Images
Can we choose our ethnic identities based on random obsessions?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
From Germany to Mexico: How America’s source of immigrants has changed over a century: Library of Congress
A beautiful voice and cultural bridge: Photodisc/Getty Images
Coming from nothing makes giving all the more important to refugees: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Students, Swedish-Americans swap immigrant stories: ©Shutterstock
How African Immigrants Are Creating a New Identity for Themselves in Houston: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Stuck Between Two Cultures: ©Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock
Top 5 Influences on Regional Cooking in the United States: mrslevite/Fotolia
Embracing My Chinese-American Identity: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Nationality, identity and the pledge of allegiance: ©S. Meltzer/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
A Young Immigrant’s Inspiring Story of Survival Moves the Internet to Take Action: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
Ellis Island: ©Gary/Fotolia
When These Latinos Tell Immigration Stories, They Push Beyond Fairy Tales: Hill Street Studios/ Getty Images
Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs: ©Carolyn lagattuta/Flickr/Getty Images
I am Indian American, and it’s 2017. But I still get asked ‘What are you?’: ©TheFinalMiracle/Shutterstock

The Thrill of Horror Rubberball/Getty Images

Is horror the most disrespected genre?: ©kjohansen/iStockphoto.com
Movie Monsters, Monster Movies And Why ‘Godzilla’ Endures: Photodisc/Getty Images
Hollywood Horror: The Evolution of the Horror Movie Poster: ©STILLFX/Shutterstock
Horror movies tap into a primal fear instinct in your brain: ©Fuse/Corbis/Getty Images
Can Fear Actually Be Healthy? 5 Health Effects of Halloween Horrors: ©Mix and Match Studio/Shutterstock
Is That a Movie or Video Game?: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Can you be scared to death?: ©Shutterstock
7 Nightmarish Reads: ©Trueboy/Shutterstock
Why Godzilla is the perfect monster for our age of environmental destruction: ©Gino Santa Maria/Shutterstock
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
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:

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

Psychology says you need to achieve these 3 goals to become an adult: Hemera Technologies/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Jon Savage on his documentary “Teenage”: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Most Students Don’t Know When News Is Fake, Stanford Study Finds: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Should the Voting Age be 16?:
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
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
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
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

Anne Frank’s Legacy ©Shutterstock

Proudly Bearing Elders’ Scars, Their Skin Says ‘Never Forget’: ©Corbis
Holocaust Remembrance Day Grows Roots: Anne Frank & the Sapling Project: ©Stephanie Friedman/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
My Attempt to Free Anne Frank’s Diary: Comstock/Getty Images
World’s awkward silence over Rohingya genocide warnings: ©Corbis
Here’s Why Teens Keep Diaries: ©Blend Images - JGI/Jamie Grill/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
I’ve Been Haunted by Anne Frank’s Memory for So Long: ©deckert/Fotolia
The Secret Annex Online: ©Don Farrall/Photodisc/Getty Images
Anne Frank’s diary is now free to download despite copyright dispute: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Controversy over plan to name train after Anne Frank: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How Anne Frank’s Diary Changed the World: ©Comstock/Getty Images
‘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?:
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 Value of Work ©Shutterstock

Everyone Benefits when Middle School Students Volunteer: ©mangostock/Fotolia
Invisibles at Work, Take a Bow!: ©Tetra Images/Alamy
How to Find an Internship You’ll Value: ©Goodluz/Shutterstock
5 Ways Millennials Will Transform The Workplace In 2018: ©Helder Almeida/Fotolia
COVID-19’s essential workers deserve hazard pay: ©RonTech2000/E+/Getty Images
5 Ways to Find Career Ideas: Image Source/Getty Images
10 Awesome Business Ideas for Teen Entrepreneurs: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Value of Doing Nothing: ©Corbis
Helping Strangers May Help Teens’ Self-Esteem: ©Steve Debenport/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Hard workers are more inspiring than geniuses: ©Andy Christiansen/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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
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

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

The U.S. Constitution Needs You: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage: Library of Congress
Shifting Gears: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Instead of Saying “Life’s Not Fair,” Teach Her How to Fight Injustice: ©andriano.cz/Shutterstock
The Angry Martin Luther King:
Manal al-Sharif: A Saudi Woman Who Dared to Drive: ©RCH/Fotolia
Finishing the Dream: ©Nancy Louie/E+/Getty Images
How Sojourner Truth used photography to help end slavery: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Speech on Campus: ©Jorge Salcedo/Shutterstock
Study of 2020 Protests Shows Difference Between Reality and Perception: ©Rawpixel/iStock/Getty Images
Slavery’s Last Stronghold: ©Lagui/Shutterstock
Emancipation Proclamation: Library of Congress
Why a Free Media Means a Free Society: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Robert Kraft teams with Jay-Z, Meek Mill in starting criminal justice reform organization: ©Josef Kubes/Alamy
8 Leaders Who Carry On Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy: ©Karin Hildebrand Lau/Shutterstock
The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela: William J. Clinton Presidential Library
An Oral History of the March on Washington: National Archives and Records Administration
The New Separate and Unequal: ©Comstock/Getty Images
How 19th-Century Women Used Department Stores to Gain Their Freedom: Photodisc/Getty Images
Pastor Says Fight for Civil Rights Looks Different in 2021: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The Bonds Between Us Photodisc/Getty Images

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
Here’s Why Childhood Friendships End, According to Science: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Chimps Display a Hallmark of Human Behavior: Cooperation: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Survival of the Friendliest: Sean Justice/Corbis
You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.: ©Image Source/Getty Images
U.S. Olympic Athlete Gives Up Team Spot to Twin Sister: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
A Best Friend? You Must Be Kidding: ©Floresco Productions/Corbis
The best friendships never die: Randy Faris/ Corbis
Smartphones may serve as digital security blankets: ©View Apart/Shutterstock
The Japanese Festival of the Dead: Obon: ©Akira Kaede/Photodisc/Getty Images
A father-daughter dance—in prison: BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Sweet Sorrow 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
The Infectious Pestilence Did Reign: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Shakespeare in lockdown: Did he write King Lear in plague quarantine?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Elizabethan Playhouses, Actors, and Audiences: ©Steve Gorton/Getty Images
Hip-Hop and Shakespeare: ©Corbis
With Utah’s concerns about youth suicide, should students study ‘Romeo and Juliet’?: ©monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Getty Images
When was greatness thrust upon William Shakespeare?: Dynamic Graphics/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
All the World’s a Stage for Shakespeare, But We No Longer Understand Him: ©Tracy Whiteside/Shutterstock
Romeo and Juliet: The Sources of the Plot: ©valzan/Shutterstock
Retellings of ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ ranked: ©Fer Gregory/Shutterstock
Kate Tempest: a winning wielder of words: ©AndreyTTL/E+/Getty Images
No, Shakespeare isn’t being ‘canceled,’ says this teacher accused of doing it: ©Castleski/Shutterstock

A Matter of Life or Death National Archives and Records Administration

What the rest of us can learn from the Wild Boars soccer team about the importance of survival, coping skills: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Hope, Despair, and Memory: ©Corbis
“I Was a Nazi, and Here’s Why”: ©Corbis
Who lives longest? CIA’s top 20 nations for life expectancy: ©Corbis
You’re Likely to Get the Coronavirus: ©mm88/iStockphoto.com
How to Survive (Almost) Anything: 14 Survival Skills: ©kentoh/Fotolia
How Wilderness Survival Kits Work:
Experiment is Crowdfunding Science Projects; Just Don’t Ask Them to Find Bigfoot: Stockbyte/Getty Images
How the flu turns deadly: ©Pears2295/Getty Images/iStockphoto.com
Digital technology offers new ways to teach lessons from the Holocaust: ©HUANG Zheng/Shutterstock
Goodbye to Berlin: Postcards from Nazi Germany Tell Story of the Kindertransport: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt: ©Mie Ahmt/E+/Getty Images
Making the risky crossing: ©Corbis
Seat Belts: Get the Facts: ©leolintang/Shutterstock
A Newly Digitized Logbook Documents Life and Death on a Slave Trading Ship: ©HOORAY!/Alamy
Six Tornado Survivor Stories: Corbis
Chernobyl Might Get a Second Life as a Solar Power Plant: ©C. Sherburne/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Tales of the Super Survivors: ©Lisa F. Young/Getty Images/iStockphoto.com
How weaponizing the body’s immune system can deliver a cure for cancer: ©Ashok Tholpady/Alamy
Man shelters 300 dogs from Hurricane Delta in Mexico home: ©arhendrix/Shutterstock

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

Brazilian Explorers Search “Medicine Factory” to Save Lives and Rainforest: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Urban Wildlife Refuges Highlight Nature That’s Closer Than You Think: ©duckeesue/Shutterstock
Tardigrades—the microscopic, oddly cute toughest animals on Earth—explained: ©Hero Images/Getty Images
Don Cheadle: ‘Plastic Is a Problem’: ©ead72/Adobe Stock
Monstrous ‘murder hornets’ have reached the US: ©Sergio Yoneda/Shutterstock
Life After People: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Theodore Roosevelt and the Environment: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The staggeringly large benefits of conserving nature: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Aquatic Habitats: ©David Parsons/iStockphoto.com
A new way to “grow” islands and coastlines: Comstock/Getty Images
Social Insects Inspire Design of Autonomous Robots: John Amis/AP Images for HMH
How can we save our dying coral reefs?: Darryl Leniuk/Digital Vision/Getty Images
National Parks: Ken Burns on why they were America’s best idea: ©Paolo Negri/Exactostock/SuperStock
‘Pirate spiders’ make a living by preying on other spiders: ©JONATHAN PLANT/Alamy
‘Promiscuous treatment of nature’ will lead to more pandemics – scientists: ©sunlow/iStock/Getty Images
Revive & Restore: © Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Animal Self: ©goldenangel/Shutterstock
What Are El Niño and La Niña?: Photodisc/Getty Images
Invasive Species: ©Vitalii Hulai/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Human impact on nature ‘dates back millions of years’: ©Man_Half-tube/DigitalVision Vectors/Getty Images

Responses to Change ©Fotolia

Metamorphosis: Animal Shape-Shifters: ©Stephane Bidouze/Shutterstock
How Writing Changed the World: ©kmiragaya/Fotolia
Power from the people: Rural Electrification brought more than lights: ©Corbis
Guerilla Gardener Sparks Food Revolution in South Central LA: ©Getty Images
Man shelters 300 dogs from Hurricane Delta in Mexico home: ©arhendrix/Shutterstock
The Battered Old Car That Drove My Father’s American Dream: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Mass Extinctions: Photodisc/Getty Images
A finish line proposal was ‘perfect’ for this Boston Marathon bombing survivor: ©Steve Cole/Photodisc/Getty Images
9/11 to today: Ways we have changed: ©rabbit75_ist/iStock/Getty Images
Woman describes what it was like to be the only survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm: ©REAL TIME IT02794870960/Shutterstock
Bioluminescent Art: Beautiful Bacteria Glow in the Dark: Cre8tive Studios/Alamy
Gaming Can Make a Better World: ©BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
100 years ago, ‘The Rite of Spring’ incited a riot in a Paris theater: ©oleg66/iStockphoto.com
Who Gets to Claim Kafka?: ©Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock
What You Need To Know As The First COVID-19 Vaccine Heads Your Way: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Frog Fable Brought to Boil: ©D. Hurst/Alamy
How to Survive a Disaster: ©Claudiad/iStockphoto.com
Earth’s Magnetic Field Flip Could Happen Sooner Than Expected:
With Climate Change No Longer in the Future, Adaptation Speeds Up: ©Linda Bucklin/Shutterstock
Dogs ease pandemic isolation for nursing home residents: ©Corbis

How We See Things ©Corbis

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
Emily Dickinson is the unlikely hero of our time: ©Lynne Furrer/Shutterstock
The Common Belief Fallacy: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Man Who Invented Mars: Photodisc/Getty Images
Who Decided to Put 60 Seconds in a Minute?: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
The Amazing Ways Your Brain Determines What You See: Thinkstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
“Reality” is constructed by your brain. Here’s what that means, and why it matters.: ©Yuriy Vlasenko/Shutterstock
This Exhibition Will Help You Make Sense of Your Senses: ©Darq/Shutterstock
Inventing Telescopes: Comstock/Getty Images
Vigorous Exercise May Help Prevent Vision Loss:
Artists Who Lose Their Vision, Then See Clearly: ©C Jones/Shutterstock
Why time feels so weird in 2020: ©Andy Sotiriou/Photodisc/Getty Images

Absolute Power Photodisc/Getty Images

Macbeth’s curse: study identifies link between sleeplessness and paranoia: Paul Burns/Digital Vision/Getty Images
An Interview with Poet Patricia Smith: ©hxdbzxy/Shutterstock
James Thurber Lost Most of His Eyesight to a Tragic Childhood Accident: ©Tischenko Irina/Shutterstock
Macbeth’s encounter with the witches: ©Corbis
Kent State Shootings: A Timeline of the Tragedy: ©emyerson/E+/Getty Images
Hurricane Katrina: Stocktrek/Jupiterimages/Brand X/Alamy
Why Shakespeare Matters: Joshua Ets-Hokin / PhotoDisc / Getty Images
Toil and Trouble: The Curse of Macbeth: ©Leonard Mc Lane/Digital Vision/Getty Images
The “Scottish” Play: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
‘Out damned spot’: the Lady Macbeth hand-washing scene that became a Coronavirus meme: ©MarkUK97/Shutterstock
Tapping Our Powers of Persuasion: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Fortified but Still in Peril, New Orleans Braces for Its Future: Jupiterimages/Comstock Images/Getty Images
“Macbeth” Movie Review:
The Crucial Difference Between a Good Person and a Good Leader: ©Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Blend Images/Getty Images
Shakespeare Wrote His Best Works During a Plague: ©Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Relationships Are More Important than Ambition: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Tank Man: ©Corbis
Hurricane Katrina: Facts, Damage, and Aftermath: ©Fotolia
Top 5 Worst Dictators:
First Collection of Shakespeare’s Plays Sells for Almost $10 Million: Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Hard-Won Liberty National Archives and Records Administration

The Angry Martin Luther King:
A dangerous idea offers hope for girls in Afghanistan: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Blend Images/Getty Images
Martin Luther King Jr.: Nobel Lecture: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Online social change: Easy to organize, hard to win: ©ra2studio/Shutterstock
The historic women’s suffrage march on Washington: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
The night I helped my mother escape North Korea: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Letter from Ethiopia’s Gulag: Photodisc/Getty Images
Order vs. Disorder: Photodisc/Getty Images
We use big data to sentence criminals. But can the algorithms really tell us what we need to know?: ©Zelfit/Shutterstock
The Speech That Brought India to the Brink of Independence: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Color of Justice: ©Corbis
LIBERTY! The American Revolution: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Purges in the USSR: Photodisc/Getty Images
Segregation Now . . .: Image Ideas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Colson Whitehead’s ‘Underground Railroad’ Is a Literal Train to Freedom: ©World History Archive/Alamy
Juneteenth: A New Birth of Freedom: Library of Congress
The wind in my hair: one Iranian woman’s courageous struggle against being forced to wear the hijab: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
Next generation of activists confronts Mississippi’s violent past on Freedom Summer anniversary: Georgia Department of Economic Development
How Charles Dickens Helped the English Get Fresh Air: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Freedom and privacy in the time of coronavirus: ©Stockbroker/MBI/Alamy

Grade 11


Coming to America ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy

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
Why American Cities Are Fighting to Attract Immigrants: Jeremy Woodhouse/Photodisc/Getty Images
History of the Plymouth Colony: ©Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
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
Immigration In Esports: Do Gamers Count As Athletes?: ©Blend Images/Shutterstock
Calling People Names: An Expression of Colonial Power: ©MEB-Photography/Alamy
The Mayflower: ©Shutterstock
Illegal Immigration Solutions – Pros and Cons: Historical Timeline: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Joy Harjo: ©STEPHEN ST. JOHN/National Geographic Stock
L.A. County formally replaces Columbus Day: ©Neil Beer/Photodisc/Getty Images
Rare Aztec Map Reveals a Glimpse of Life in 1500s Mexico: ©f9photos/iStock/Getty Images
Hernando de Soto: ©Wikimedia Commons
Archaeologists Are Hunting for the Lost French Fleet That Nearly Conquered Spanish Florida: Library of Congress
Immigration Fears Not New in US History: Photos: ©Gary/Fotolia
Reconsidering The Pilgrims, Piety And America’s Founding Principles: ©Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Pow Wow in the Club: A New Spin on First Nations Music: ©deebrowning/iStock Editorial/Getty Images

Building a Democracy ©Karl Kost/Alamy

The Poisoning of King George III: ©Corbis
The Sharpened Quill: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
George Washington’s letter to Jewish community becomes musical call to action: ©Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Digital Vision/Getty Images
6 Unsung Heroes of the American Revolution: ©VisionsofAmerica/Joe Soehm/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Philip Freneau: ©Ellen Isaacs/Alamy
The Food that Fueled the American Revolution: JG Photography / Alamy
Abigail Smith Adams: ©Galushko Sergey/Shutterstock
Learn About America’s First Spies, the Culper Ring: ©D-Keine/iStock/Getty Images
The Many Faces of Alexander Hamilton, Just in Time for the Fourth: ©Stocktrek Images/Alamy
Just A Few Important Words About The Declaration Of Independence: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Thank Your Taxes: ©topseller/Shutterstock
13 Fascinating Facts About Abigail Adams: ©Billion Photos/Shutterstock
10 Things You May Not Know About the French and Indian War: Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
Phillis Wheatley: ©Shutterstock
The Letter That Won the American Revolution: Hartnett/Hanzon/Photodisc/Getty Images
‘The Biggest Fireworks Show’ Means More Air Pollution This Fourth Of July: ©Tomwang112/iStock/Getty Images
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

The Individual and Society Photodisc/Getty Images

A Dual Mission: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Aziz Ansari Goes to India: ©Aivar Mikko/Alamy
Why we quoth ‘The Raven’ evermore: Life on white/Alamy
‘In stressed times, we can take comfort in wildlife’: why nature-writing is ‘exploding’: ©tbkmedia.de/Alamy
The Tale of Mabel, Millicent, and the Poet: ©Anna Ok/Shutterstock
The pandemic has shown the flaws of American individualism: ©Lawrence Lawry/Photodisc/Getty Images
A Conversation With Native Americans on Race: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
The Lesson of the Power Loom: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Gold Rush of 1849: ©optimarc/Shutterstock
War of 1812: Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
Bedroom 360 Exhibit: ©esolla/iStockphoto.com
Bitter Sweets: joSon/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Can a Video Game Capture the Magic of Walden?: ©Richard Nowitz/National Geographic/Getty Images
Walt Whitman’s war: Creatas / Getty Images
Ralph Waldo Emerson: ©S. Solum/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
7 Inspiring Quotes from Ralph Waldo Emerson That Are Useful Today: ©Artur Marfin/Shutterstock
Walden Pond State Reservation: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Revising Himself: Walt Whitman and Leaves of Grass: Comstock/Getty Images
Indian removal: Nick Koudis/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Course explores new field at intersection of genomics and society: ©Andrew Brookes/Fuse/Getty Images

A New Birth of Freedom ©Corbis

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
HerStory: The Women Behind the 19th Amendment: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Getty Images
Baseball and the Civil War: Comstock/Getty Images
Top 10 Civil War Innovations: Slide Show: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Tragic Roots of America’s Favorite Cherry: ©Alex Morgunov/EyeEm/Getty Images
Health Inequality Actually Is a “Black and White Issue”, Research Says: ©RubberBall Selects/Alamy
Annual event pays tribute to proclamation: Library of Congress
Congress Passes 13th Amendment, 150 Years Ago: ©Corbis
At American Art: A New Look on How Artists Recorded the Civil War: ©Corbis
The Hopeful, Heartbreaking Ads Placed by Formerly Enslaved People in Search of Lost Family: ©sutham/Shutterstock
Why Texas Still Celebrates Confederate Heroes Day: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

An Age of Realism ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Louis Pasteur: The man who led the fight against germs: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
Why being a foodie isn’t ‘elitist’: ©Digital Vision/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
The Klondike Gold Rush: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
This Car Changed America: Stocksearch/Alamy
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
How the West Was Won . . . By Waitresses: Dynamic Graphics / Getty Images
Remembering Earthquake Shacks, San Francisco’s Original Tiny Houses: ©Shutterstock
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
Susan B. Anthony and the Long Push for Women’s Suffrage: Library of Congress
Edith Wharton Reveals the ‘Deeper Processes’ Behind Her Art: ©esolla/iStockphoto.com
Inside McDonald’s Bold Decision to Go Cage Free: ©Creative/Corbis
The 19th-Century Fight Against Bacteria-Ridden Milk Preserved With Embalming Fluid: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Watchdog Photo Gallery: ©peepo/E+/Getty Images

The Modern World Photodisc/Getty Images

World Without Borders: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
What’s next for the Internet of Things?: Photodisc/Getty Images
How Apple and IBM Marketed the First Personal Computers: Comstock/Getty Images
‘It makes me cry:’ Tim O’Brien’s Vietnam War wounds will never heal: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Great Staycation – How the Coronavirus Pandemic Could Push a Rapid Transition to Creative Domestic Holidays: Oliver Gerhard /Alamy
What We Learned from 5 Million Books: ©Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock
Gordon Parks exhibit offers intimate glimpse into segregation-era life for African Americans: ©Clark Brennan/Alamy
There Is Nothing Accidental About School Segregation: ©Corbis
The art of 9/11: Image Source/Getty Images
How a History Textbook Would Describe 2020 So Far: ©Africa Studio/Shutterstock
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

Grade 12


Chasing Success ©Andres RodriguezFotolia

The Benefits of Optimism Are Real: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
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
Want to succeed in business? Then play high school sports: ©Steve Hix/Somos Images/Corbis
How a bunch of government space geeks at NASA won the internet: Photodisc/Getty Images
To Overcome the Fear of Failure, Fear This Instead: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
A physicist’s mathematical formula for success highlights a difficult truth about what makes some people outshine the rest: ©Neirfy/Shutterstock
3 Keys to Success: Provide Value to Your Network: Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Corbis
How the Pandemic May Change Our Idea of Success: ©Roman Samborskyi/Shutterstock
How music benefits children: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Total Failure: The Mountain That Got Away: ©kapulya/iStock/Getty Images
6 Signs You’re Sacrificing Too Much for Success: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
You can do it, baby!: ©Andrew Rich/Vetta/Getty Images
Total Failure: The World’s Worst Video Game: ©Fuse/Getty Images
Chasing Success Is No Way to Achieve It: ©Flamingo Images/Shutterstock
Don’t think too positive: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Fail Better: ©Colin Anderson/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
What turned the Wright brothers into pioneers of flight? Their library.: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Education Innovation in the Slums: ©Photodisc/Alamy

Gender Roles ©Fotolia

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
Flexible Work Alone Won’t Create Gender Equality, but These Things Might: ©Corbis
New U.S. Soccer President Disavows Legal Strategy vs. USWNT: ©Fotokostic/Shutterstock
City Unveils Campaign to Improve Girls’ Self-Esteem: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
When Their Workday Ends, More Fathers Are Heading Into the Kitchen: ©Alamy
Manning up: Men may overcompensate when their masculinity is threatened: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
Mary Wollstonecraft Biography: ©Image Source/Getty Images
Do countries with female leaders truly fare better with Covid-19?: ©ZUMA Press, Inc./Alamy
Where the Women Rule: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
For Modern Women, ‘Ladylike’ Means Strong And Sporty: ©JUPITERIMAGES/Creatas/Alamy
Why a 1920s legal move is responsible for the gender-segregated bathrooms we have today: ©Margoe Edwards/Shutterstock
A New Rating for TV and Movies Tries to Combat Gender Stereotypes: ©Ariel Skelley/Blend Images/Getty Images
At least 11 women have vied for U.S. vice president: ©JasonDoiy/iStock/Getty Images

Voices of Protest National Archives

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
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
Uprooted: ©DLILLC/Corbis
Fans Sticking It to the Man: Sports Edition: ©Brasil2/iStockphoto.com
Activist Ida B. Wells Gets Pulitzer Prize 137 Years After Refusing to Exit ‘Whites Only’ Train: ©Hi-Story/Alamy
Blogging the Slow-Motion Revolution: An Interview with China’s Huang Qi: Photodisc/Getty Images
‘Next Stop Is Vietnam’: A War In Song: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Ai Weiwei – from criminal to art-world superstar: ©Spondylolithesis/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
A Harvard study identified the precise reason protests are an effective way to cause political change: ©Comstock Images/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
From the George Floyd moment to a Black Lives Matter movement, in tweets: ©PeopleImages/E+/Getty Images
From Walden to the White House: ©Corbis
Protesters Out to Reclaim King’s Legacy, but in Era That Defies Comparison: ©Shutterstock
Brazil’s Students Occupy Schools In Rio De Janeiro To Protest Conditions Ahead Of Olympics: Photodisc/Getty Images
Five protest poets all demonstrators should read: ©Mat Denney/Flickr/Getty Images
John Lewis: 1940 – 2020: ©Courtesy: CSU Archives/Everett Collection/Alamy

Seeking Justice, Seeking Peace Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Victory Over Violence: ©Claus Mikosch/Shutterstock
Victims Confront Offenders, Face To Face: ©Corbis
Anti-violence programs shut down as Chicago shootings climb: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Activist climbs a mountain to raise funds for youth peace center in Chicago: ©Purestock/Getty Images
When nations apologise: ©Corbis
Cure Violence: ©Radius Images/Corbis
How Hate Works: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A ruthless defender of apartheid now seeks forgiveness: ©michaeljung/Shutterstock
‘Hamlet,’ a New Opera, Makes Shakespeare Strange: ©Michelle Enfield/Alamy
‘Hamlet’ in Virtual Reality Casts the Viewer in the Play: ©Mark Nazh/Shutterstock
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
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

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
Moderna struggles to find 3,000 adolescent volunteers needed for COVID-19 vaccine trial: ©BSIP SA/Alamy
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
The Historic Ski Descent of Half Dome: Photodisc/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
What’s your risk of catching COVID? These tools help you to find out: ©mm88/iStockphoto.com

Finding Ourselves in Nature ©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
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal – review: ©FourOaks/iStock/Getty Images
As Grand Canyon National Park turns 100, a man hikes the entire length to save it: ©Erik Harrison/Shutterstock
Ten reasons why we need more contact with nature: ©Oleg Znamenskiy/Fotolia
Beyond Denali: Restoring Native American names: ©Robert Glusic/Corbis
Is Nature the Key to Rehabilitating Prisoners?: ©Corbis
Biomimicry: technology inspired by nature: ©photonimo/iStockphoto.com
Fix the Garden program nourishes offenders and the needy: ©Beanstock Images/Radius Images/Corbis
What Makes Us Human?: ©Shutterstock
This Environmental Scientist Makes Art Out Of Climate Data: ©Nick Rowe/Photodisc/Getty Images
11 scientific reasons you should be spending more time outside: ©Romrodphoto/Shutterstock
The Benefits of Digging in the Dirt: Image Source/Getty Images
Nature Studies: Is it possible to put a price on nature? And if we can, should we?: ©vinnstock/Shutterstock
Not So Different: Finding Human Nature in Animal Nature: ©goldenangel/Shutterstock
Adventuring while female: why the relationship women have with nature matters: ©Marc Romanelli/Blend Images/Getty Images
‘The Abundance,’ by Annie Dillard: ©Corbis
Do Michael Pawlyn’s nature inspired creations hold the key to designing buildings for the future?: ©Getty Images
How Living Off the Grid Works: ©Smileus/Shutterstock
Are we raising a generation of nature-phobic kids?: ©JGI/Jamie Grill/Blend Images/Corbis

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