Photo Credits

Grade 6


Facing Fear BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Dr. Maya Angelou, Poet: ©B&Y Photography/Alamy
Robin Roberts: I’m Stronger Than I Thought I Was: Photodisc/Getty Images
What if you were on an elevator and the cable broke?: ©Corbis
Is Fear Contagious: ©nobeastsofierce/Shutterstock
How to Not Be Scared of a New School: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Gladwell on GPS: David Was No Underdog:
B.C. cliff jumpers warned after 5 rescues in a day: ©Getty Images
Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection: ©leolintang/Shutterstock
How to Conquer Your Most Common Fears: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
Woman With No Fear Intrigues Scientists: ©Getty Images
What Fear Can Teach Us: ©ollyy/Shutterstock
The Marvelous, Misunderstood Life of Common Spiders: ©nico99/Shutterstock
Ten Scariest Animals in Nature: Comstock/Getty Images
Why Are People So Afraid of Sharks?: ©Nantawat Chotsuwan/Shutterstock
Facebook Catches Two Chatbots Speaking Their Own Language: ©ThomasVogel/Getty Images
Phobias and Irrational Fears: ©sebra/Shutterstock
Your Worst Nightmares: 10 Spine-Tingling Phobias: ©jaclynwr/iStockphoto.com
Top 10 Most Poisonous Plants: ©Geza Farkas/Fotolia
Acrophobia: Ragnar Schmuck/fStop/Getty Images
Lightning: Artville/Getty Images

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
Animal Intelligence: Stockbyte/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
Smart vultures never, ever cross the Spain-Portugal border. Why?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
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
What Do Cats Think About Us? You May Be Surprised: Comstock/Getty Images
First Proof That Wild Animals Really Can Communicate With Us: © searagen / Alamy
Elephants Give a Helping Trunk: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Horses are smarter than we realize: Comstock/Getty Images
Guard Dogs 101: What You Need to Know Before Getting a Dog for Protection: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Opinion: We Didn’t Domesticate Dogs. They Domesticated Us.: ©Cybernesco/iStockphoto.com
How Smart Is An Octopus?: ©Paul Whitehead /Alamy
Cats Are Not Dependent on Humans, Study Shows: DAJ
Yes, Animals Think and Feel. Here’s How We Know: ©Ermolaev Alexandr/Adobe Stock

Dealing with Disaster ©Corbis

In the dark over power grid security: ©Corbis
6 Myths About What You Should Do When Disaster Strikes: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Johnstown Dam Tragedy: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
How frigid polar vortex blasts are connected to global warming: ©Dreef/iStock/Getty Images
Natural Disasters: Stocktrek/Corbis
Can We Predict Earthquakes?: ©John Nakata/Corbis
Building a Rescue Roach: ©Dr. Morley Read/Shutterstock
Even kids can have a role in helping after natural disasters: ©Blend Images - KidStock/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Housing the Victims of Natural Disaster: ©John Nakata/Corbis
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
Hurricane Hunters Association: Courtesy National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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
One of the Worst Man-Made Disasters in History: ©GoJo024/iStockphoto.com/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

Making Your Voice Heard ©Alvaro Ortiz/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Texas teenager creates $20 water purifier to tackle toxic e-waste pollution: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How British scientist Hertha Marks Ayrton discovered the secret of ripples: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Breaking the Silence: ©Big Cheese Photo LLC/Alamy
In this California classroom, students teach each other their home languages— and learn acceptance: ©John & Lisa Merrill/Photodisc/Getty Images
What Does it Mean To Be Human?: ©Pichugin Dmitry/Shutterstock
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
What Is Democracy?: ©Fotosearch/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
Horse (Exhibition): Comstock/Getty Images
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
Dangerous Exotic Pets: ©Ocean/Corbis
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

Decisions That Matter ©Radius Images/Alamy

Little Rock Central High School: National Historic Site: ©Robert W. Ginn/Alamy
Flight 93: ©Mikhail Starodubov/Shutterstock
Decision-Making Strategies: SW Productions/Photodisc/Getty Images
Biography: Malala Yousafzai: ©ESB Professional/Shutterstock
A Pep Talk from Kid President to You: Photodisc/Getty Images
Saving a Lost Language: Oliver Gerhard /Alamy
Robert Frost’s Commonly Misinterpreted “The Road Not Taken”: ©Radius Images/Corbis
WordPress: Hilde Lysiak: ©Ricky Goshen/Dreamstime
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
Paul Revere: Fast Facts: ©S Solum/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
This school cafeteria manager has gone bananas. The kids love it.: Comstock/Getty Images
Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise: ©C. Lee/PhotoLinkPhotodisc/Getty Images
What Does It Mean to Cross the Rubicon?: Comstock/Getty Images
Why do we make bad choices?: ©Corbis
Walking in Their Shoes: A Venezuelan Expat’s Humanitarian Feat: ©ballabeyla/Fotolia
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
Mendez v. Westminster: Desegregating California’s Schools: ©Andy Dean Photography/iStockphoto.com
From pacifist to spy: WWII’s surprising secret agent: ©vetala/Shutterstock

What Tales Tell The Palma Collection/Getty Images

El Dorado Legend Snared Sir Walter Raleigh: ©Fotolia
Fairy Tales: Help or Hinder?: Photodisc/Getty Images
Multicultural Cinderella Stories: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Importance of Scaring Children: ©Edward Lara/Shutterstock
About the Brothers Grimm and Fairytales: ©Shutterstock
Flood Tablet: The Beginning of Science and Literature (1500 – 700 BC): ©KateD/Fotolia
Little Red Riding Hood gets an evolutionary makeover: ©Regissercom/Shutterstock
J.K. Rowling wrote a new fairy tale: ©Kaylie_Kell/Shutterstock
9 Legends of American Folklore: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Chinese New Year Traditions:
Rick Riordan: Mythology for middle school: ©Authors Image/Alamy
Rainsticks and Folklore: ©Dani Simmonds/Shutterstock
Eagles: Lions of the Sky: ©Corbis
How the Vikings Worked: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Real Landscapes of the Great Flood Myths: ©pedrobingham/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
The Curse of King Tut: Facts & Fable: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Coatlicue: ©Tandemich/Dreamstime
Odysseus’ Ship: Stephen Frink/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
Japanese ‘Prince’ Was Switched at Birth and Raised a Pauper: ©Corbis
Secrets of the Dead: The Real Trojan Horse: ©Anibal Trejo/Fotolia

Grade 7


Bold Actions

The Red Tail Squadron: Honoring Tuskegee Airmen: [none provided:] Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Photo Shoot
“Space Dive” Success: Baumgartner Breaks Skydive Record, Sound Barrier: ©Denis Tabler/Shutterstock
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
Why I’m rowing across the Pacific: ©Corbis
Is it more difficult for vegans to push themselves to physical extremes?: ©Martin Gillespie/Shutterstock
Are polar bear plunges good for you?: 157179753.jpg
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
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
Zach Hodskins, One-Handed Basketball Player, Gets Shot at College Team: Getty Images
Erik Weihenmayer shows once again that barriers can be broken with ambition: Photodisc/Getty Images
Around the world…the hard way…: ©thp73/iStockphoto.com

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
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
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
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
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

Nature at Work

Twister Science: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Pablo Neruda: Photodisc/Getty Images
Oak Tree: Nature’s Greatest Survivor review: ©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
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
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
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
A Chinese perspective on Autumn: ©Photolibrary
The allure of fluorescence in the ocean: ©Hannu Viitanen/Hemera/Getty Images
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
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
The Sea Women of South Korea: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Fighting for Visibility:
How Much Would It Cost To Live On Mars?: ©peepo/E+/Getty Images
Retirement Plan: Transatlantic Kayak Expedition: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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
Tall storeys: Lucinda Grange’s daredevil photography: McDaniel Woolf/Photodisc/Getty Images
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
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
Risks and Challenges: ©Goddard Space Flight Center/NASA
Underwater robot vacuums up lionfish: Georgette Douwma
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
Deep-Sea Sub Crushed Under Pressure: Stockbyte/Getty Images
How caves give astronauts a preview of life in space: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images

The Stuff of Consumer Culture

Google Self-Driving Car Project: ©Eddie J. Rodriquez/Shutterstock
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 Psychology Of Vanity Sizing: Photodisc/Getty Images
Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures: ©Alexander Gordeyev/Shutterstock
A student’s perspective on technology in her school and classroom: Tetra Images/Alamy
Get ready for a future in which your favorite products act like helicopter parents: ©laurent/iStockphoto.com
10 Companies That Completely Reinvented Themselves: Photodisc/Getty Images
The 11 Ways That Consumers Are Hopeless at Math: ©Steve Williams/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Berlin Duo Launch a Supermarket With No Packaging: ©Thomas La Mela/Shutterstock
Impossible foods: how startups are changing what we eat – in pictures: ©Jaimie Duplass/Fotolia
Self-control, smells and how our spending is affected: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How Landfills Work: ©Daniel Dempster Photography/Alamy
Three shirts, four pairs of trousers: meet Japan’s ‘hardcore’ minimalists: ©Planner/Shutterstock
Food Deserts in America (Infographic): ©Katrina Wittkamp/DigitalVision/Getty Images
Following Garbage’s Long Journey Around The Earth: ©Ulrich Mueller/Shutterstock
​Look, something shiny!: Comstock/Getty Images
Is There A Genetic Basis to Online Media Consumption?: ©DeiMosz/Shutterstock
How to Spend Money Wisely – A Guide for Teens : ©SW Productions/Stockbyte/Getty Images

Guided by a Cause

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
Healing the Ocean with a Garden of Coral: Darryl Leniuk/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Ohio boy’s $20 investment in kindness yields big return: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Oseola McCarty: ©Tim Pannell/Corbis
A Timeline of 1968: The Year That Shattered America: ©Comstock Images/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Study: Social Media Helps with Teenage Empathy, Awareness: ©kurhan/Shutterstock
Social Change: ©maxstockphoto/Shutterstock
The 10 Most Generous Nations in the World: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
The Student Walkout Against Gun Violence, in Photos: ©Zoe/Fotolia
Jack Andraka, the Teen Prodigy of Pancreatic Cancer: Photodisc/Getty Images
Antioch Teens Raising Money to Help Orphans in Ethiopia: ©Bartosz Hadyniak/Vetta/Getty Images
Believe: ©Corbis
Biblioburro: The amazing donkey libraries of Colombia: Purestock/Getty Images
Peace First Prize Rewards Youth Who Are Making a Difference: Getty Images
Selma to Montgomery March: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
Why I Don’t Use A Smart Phone: ©D. Hurst/Alamy
How Misty Copeland is empowering at-risk youth through dance: ©demidoff/Shutterstock

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

Geology And Ancient Fossils Inspired H.P. Lovecraft To Write His Best Horror Story: ©Arpad Benedek/E+/Getty Images
Literary thrills and chills: the rising trend of terror for teens: ©ostill/Shutterstock
Interview With A Vampire Maker – The Face Behind The Horror: ©Jandrie Lombard/Shutterstock
Social Lessons from Our Favorite Horror Movies: ©Bornfree/Shutterstock
The Adverb Is Not Your Friend: Stephen King On Simplicity of Style: Comstock/Getty Images
Can Phobias Be Cured in Our Sleep?: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Silent Era of Horror Movies: ©Ocean/Corbis
Getting to the Roots of “Plant Horror”: ©blickwinkel/Hecker/Alamy
Zombie Neuroscience: Inside the Brains of the Walking Dead: ©inhauscreative/iStockphoto.com
Factoring Fear: What Scares Us and Why: Corbis
Why are zombies still so popular?: ©Lana K/Shutterstock
The Oscars’ Biggest Win? Acknowledging the Power of Genre Movies: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Spinning Horror Into Gold: image 100/Alamy
Ramsey Campbell and Stephen King on why Rupert Bear and Bambi are truly terrifying: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
8 awesome adaptations of the classic horror tale The Monkey’s Paw: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
5 Reasons Horror in Children’s Literature Is a Good Thing: Dynamic Graphics/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Castle of Otranto: The creepy tale that launched gothic fiction: ©Norma Cornes/Shutterstock
Why do some of us love to be scared?: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
Poe Taunts Filmmakers Evermore: ©Ivan Bliznetsov/iStockphoto.com
What horror movies do to your brain: ©Lapina/Shutterstock

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

How Samuel Mudd Went From Lincoln Conspirator to Medical Savior: National Park Service
Words From the Past Illuminate a Station on the Way to Freedom: Library of Congress
Rare Walt Whitman letter, written for a dying soldier, found in National Archives: ©Corbis
Harriet the Spy: How Tubman Helped the Union Army: ©Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Groundbreaking Slavery Exhibit Opens at Tennessee State Museum: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
Richmond will fall again for 150th anniversary: ©Corbis
Who Was John Wilkes Booth Before He Became Lincoln’s Assassin?: National Parks and History Association
Walt Whitman and the Civil War: ©Corbis
Where opera & abolitionist heroine Harriet Tubman meet: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Frederick Douglass’ Take on Independence Day: The Library of Congress
Fleeing To Dismal Swamp, Slaves And Outcasts Found Freedom: ©Brian Yarvin/Corbis
Children of the Civil War: On the Home Front: ©DenGuy/iStock Unreleased/Getty Images
Underground Railroad: Primary Source Documents: ©Circa/Imagezoo/Getty Images
Who Was Edmund Pettus?: ©Radius/SuperStock
Alabama Senate Passes Confederate Monuments Bill: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Stop making second American Civil War clickbait: ©Georgijevic/E+/Getty Images
Classic Slave Narratives: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
“I Will be Heard!”: Abolitionism in America: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Harriet Tubman Wins Unofficial Vote to Be on $20 Bill: ©Library of Congress
New photo shows ‘beautiful, resilient’ Harriet Tubman: ©Library of Congress

Approaching Adulthood Jupiterimages/Getty Images

What Stresses You Out About School?: Photodisc/Getty Images
Katy Perry, Michael Jordan, Bill Gates, and others share what they wish they’d known as a teenager: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Teens Vulnerable To Identity Theft, Financial Crimes And Impersonation: ©Stokkete/Shutterstock
Why many teens don’t want to get a driver’s license: ©Digital Vision Ltd./SuperStock
Getting Gen Z Primed to Save the World: ©Hero Images Inc./Alamy
Volunteer Program Helps Lincoln Middle-Schoolers Prepare for Their Futures: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Is There an App for That?: ©arrow/Fotolia
Do children and teenagers have constitutional rights?: ©webking/iStockphoto.com
The Teen Brain: It’s Just Not Grown-Up Yet: ©Fotolia
‘Herd Mentality: Are we programmed to make bad decisions?: Comstock/Getty Images
Middle schoolers navigate transitional tween years: ZZ/Alamy
U.S. Drivers Are Distracted More Than Half the Time They’re Behind the Wheel: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Our privacy is for sale, we have to accept that. But what’s the price tag?: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Failure Is Your Friend: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast: ©tlorna/Shutterstock
Children should be allowed to get bored, expert says: ©akulamatiau/Fotolia
Psychology says you need to achieve these 3 goals to become an adult: ©RubberBall/Age Fotostock
Good news for teen voting: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Getty Images
What Is Diffusion of Responsibility?: ©Katrina Brown/Shutterstock
Teaching Teenagers to Cope With Social Stress: ©godfer/Fotolia
Teens struggle to combat conformity: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Anne Frank’s Legacy ©Shutterstock

Anne Frank Today Is a Syrian Girl: ©Corbis
Denmark – Oral History: Niels Bamberger: ©Corbis
Why You Should Be Reading Wislawa Szymborska: ©marekuliasz/iStockphoto.com
Holocaust and memory: An alarming new study shows growing ignorance: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Anne Frank: Her Life, Her Diary, Her Legacy: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Anne Frank: 10 beautiful quotes from The Diary of a Young Girl: ©Carolyn lagattuta/Flickr/Getty Images
7-Year-Old Aleppo Girl Who Tweeted City’s Ravages Is Safely Evacuated: ©AP17/Shutterstock
The Holocaust Train That Led Jews to Freedom Instead of Death: ©jgorzynik/Shutterstock
Alexandra Zapruder: Comstock/Getty Images
Anne Frank was captured 70 years ago today. But what if she had escaped the Nazis?: ©sot/Photodisc/Getty Images
Archaeologists Unearth Pendant That May Be Linked To Anne Frank: ©S. Meltzer/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Anne Frank’s Stepsister Meets Teenagers from Swastika Photo: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Anne Frank’s marbles to go on display in Rotterdam: ©Corbis
Mystery of Anne Frank’s informer revealed by Dutch author: Photodisc/Getty Images
Anne Frank Who? Museums Combat Ignorance About the Holocaust: ©Ronald Wilfred Jansen/Shutterstock
Instagram Story Aims to Engage New Generation With Holocaust: ©PhotoAlto/Alamy
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 Value of Work ©Shutterstock

Sorry, Strivers: Talent Matters: ©Svemir/iStockphoto.com
Cool Jobs (That Pay!): Comstock/Getty Images
This 14-year-old turned down a $30M buyout offer: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Professional Students: Benefits and Risks of Working While in High School: ©Steve Debenport/iStock/Getty Images
Cool Jobs: Sports Science: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
From World’s Fair to Maker Faire: Isaac Asimov: ©Liz Boyd/Alamy
The fading of the teen summer job: ©gchutka/iStockphoto.com
8 Job Skills You Should Have: ©Steve Debenport/E+/Getty Images
Job Application Tips for Teenagers: ©moodboard/Cultura/Getty Images
Seven Time Management Strategies from Some Brilliant Teenage Prodigies: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How Hard Is It for Teenagers in Your Community to Get a Job?: Adam Gault/Digital Vision/Getty Images
It took a century to create the weekend—and only a decade to undo it: ©Hero Images/Getty Images
Most Americans Would Still Work After Lottery Win—Would You?: ©Brand X Pictures/Alamy
Without Janitors, Students Are in Charge of Keeping School Shipshape: Photodisc/Getty Images
Is 8th Grade Too Early to Pick a Career?: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
High score, low pay: why the gig economy loves gamification: ©aastock/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

Grade 9


Finding Common Ground Stockbyte/Getty Images

The Full Nelson: Photodisc/Getty Images
Do uniforms make schools better?: ©epicurean/Vetta/Getty Images
Germany’s leap of faith in migrant crisis: ©Joel Carillet/E+/Getty Images
Native American Pow Wows Celebrate Patriotism, Unity: ©MEB-Photography/Alamy
In polarized political climate, study finds common ground: ©Doug Menuez/Photodisc/Getty Images
How do you fix a polarized D.C.? Here are three ways.: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Playing Nicely with Others: Why Schools Teach Social Emotional Learning: Bananastock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Ad of the Day: Flyers Reach Across the Aisle: ©Corbis
America’s Tipping Point: Most of U.S. Now Multicultural, Says Group: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Students Take Hijab Challenge: ©Weronica Ankarörn/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Reel Life: The mesmerizing saga of “56 Up”: ©Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
12 issues almost all Americans agree on: ©Corbis
In Search of America: One Nation, Indivisible: Joseph De Sciose/Pixtal/Age Fotostock
Our war-torn world needs a new mediating body to resolve conflicts: ©iurii/Shutterstock
Gypsies, Roma, Travellers: An Animated History: ©Corbis
Why not everyone feels the same emotions from the same music: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Doris Kearns Goodwin On Lincoln And His “Team Of Rivals”: ©Tim Mainiero/Shutterstock
Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum: ©Corbis
U.S. public seldom has welcomed refugees into country:
Empathize with Your Political Foe: ©Artville/Getty Images

The Struggle for Freedom ©Shutterstock

Solomon Northup: ©Cyrille Gibot/Alamy
The Argentine mother who took on the Junta dictatorship over her ‘disappeared’ son: ©Lawrence Manning/Spirit/Corbis
KidsRights Index: ©torsius/Fotolia
Australia targets big business with world’s 2nd anti-slavery law: ©McDaniel Woolf/Photodisc/Getty Images
What Democracy Means To Us Today: ©Blend Images - Hill Street Studios/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Reverently and Defiantly, Czechs Honor Velvet Revolution’s Anniversary: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Fannie Lou Hamer: ©Black Star/Alamy
U.S. Soccer President ‘surprised’ by women’s team’s gender discrimination suit: ©Enrico Calderoni/Getty Images
What a Novel Can Say About the Egyptian Revolution: ©Jonathan Rashad/Flickr/Getty Images
World Press Freedom Index: ©Bill Fritsch/Brand X Pictures/Age Fotostock
Freedom in the World 2017: Iran: Stockbyte/Getty Images
20 Historic Moments in the Fight for LGBTQ Rights:
Woman with Down syndrome prevails over parents in guardianship case: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
An Animated Adventure, Drawn from Life: ©James Steidl/Hemera/Getty Images
American slavery: Separating fact from myth: ©Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Cherokee Nation Says It Is Owed a Representative in Congress: ©Erika Cross/Shutterstock
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 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
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
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
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
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

Sweet Sorrow Photodisc/Getty Images

New Apps for Help Reading Shakespeare: ©Terry Vine/Blend Images/Getty Images
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
Richard and Mildred Loving Interview: ©Comstock Images/Age Fotostock
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
Why Shakespeare’s English is still relevant today: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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
Montague and Capulet as Shiite and Sunni: 1Apix/Alamy
When the Words Stopped: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Two seniors reconnect after 50 years, getting married today: ©Corbis
If Romeo and Juliet had cellphones . . .: Stockbyte/Getty Images
When Romeo Is a Robot: ©Liz Boyd/Alamy

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
Mine Kafon: Wind-blown landmine clearance: ©Corbis
How to Survive a Natural Disaster: ©Blend Images - REB Images/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Sunflowers Melt Fukushima’s Nuclear “Snow”: Photodisc/Getty Images
How Near-Death Experiences Work: Photodisc/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
Optimism May Be Hard-Wired into the Brain: Sebastian Kaulitzki/Alamy
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
How to make it as a female war correspondent: ©Billion Photos/Shutterstock
Running for His Life: Inspirestock/Corbis
Survivor of Stalin’s prison camps runs first museum that looks at history of Russia’s Gulags: ©alfrag/Fotolia
Holocaust jacket found at tag sale leads to a life story: ©Jonathan Noden-Wilkinson/Shutterstock
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
Circus ‘Families’ Bonded by Daring and Danger: ©Blend Images/Alamy
Ebola vaccine gives 100% protection, study finds: ©Charles Smith/Cardinal/Corbis

Heroes and Quests ©Corbis

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
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
Meet the agoraphobic globetrotter who uses Street View to ‘travel’ the world: ©Brian Atkinson/Alamy
Are All Movie Heroes the Same Person?: Photodisc/Getty Images
Cyclops Myth Spurred by “One-Eyed” Fossils?: Justin Kase z05z/Alamy
The female code-breakers who were left out of history books: Chad Baker and Ryan McVay/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Kira Salak: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Russian Adventurer Completes Round-the-World Ballooning Record: ©Photographer Chris Archinet/Flickr/Getty Images
Vanity, Pollution, and Death on Mt. Everest: ©Kenneth Koh/Adventure Nomad/Flickr/Getty Images

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
The History of the American Flag: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Kindness of Strangers:
Racist words and acts, like the El Paso shooting, harm children’s health: ©Monkey Business Images Ltd/Getty Images
The Team: Better Together: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
What Does Free Speech Mean?: ©Aaron Amat/Shutterstock
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
‘Going with the Crowd’ Causes Us to Make the Wrong Choices: ©Creativemarc/Shutterstock
Crisis Guide: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Photodisc/Getty Images
Three Clergymen, Three Faiths, One Relationship: Corbis
Strangers Spot People with Compassionate Genes in Seconds: ©Don Couch/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Agreeing to Disagree: © Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
CEOs say how you treat a waiter can predict a lot about character: 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
Flag Burning and Free Speech: Comstock/Getty Images
In-groups, out-groups, and the psychology of crowds: ©Corbis

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
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
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
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
The Body Politic: ©Ben Greer/E+/Getty Images
Celebrating Wildflowers: Image Ideas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change Isn’t a Technology: ©Corbis

Responses to Change ©Fotolia

Hour of Horror Forever Alters American Lives: Image Source/Getty Images
Captured: The moment photosynthesis changed the world: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Kafka’s ‘Metamorphosis’ Turns 100: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Shareable quotes from experts about the impact of digital life: ©eclipse_images/iStock/Getty Images
10,000 Year Clock: Photodisc/Getty Images
Stephen Hawking: Biography: ©plefevre/iStockphoto.com
The ‘America effect’: How immigrants fall crazy in love: ©moodboard/SuperStock
5 Tips to Help You Respond Effectively to Change: ©SW Productions/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History: ©Peter Marble/Fotolia
35 Who Made a Difference: Andy Goldsworthy: H. Richard Johnston/PhotoDisc/Getty Images
Arctic 2.0: What Happens After All the Ice Goes?: ©Christopher Wood/Shutterstock
11 dramatic ways the world has changed in the last 20 years alone: ©iQoncept/Fotolia
‘Leaning Into the Wind’ shows that, more than ever, Andy Goldsworthy is one with nature: ©M.Jenkins/Shutterstock
In The Shadow Of Kafka: David Baddiel explores “The Metamorphosis” for new BBC radio series: ©Redmond Durrell/Alamy
Johns Hopkins researchers say they’ve unlocked key to cancer metastasis and how to slow it: ©Geostock/Photodisc/Getty Images
Climate Change Is A Public Health Emergency, Doctor Says. Here’s How To Respond: ©Corbis Premium RF/Alamy
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

How We See Things ©Corbis

Glasses Packed With Smartphone Tech Could Help Visually Impaired People ‘See’ Again: ©Shutterstock
Overlooked but Undeterred, a 101-Year-Old Artist Finally Gets Her Due: ©Corbis
2016 Is a Leap Year. Why Do We Have Them?: ©bennyrobo/Shutterstock
Widely set eyes give hammerhead sharks exceptional binocular vision: ©Westend61/SuperStock
Molly Shannon’s Emily Dickinson Is No Reclusive Spinster: ©marekuliasz/iStockphoto.com
Why Seeing (the Unexpected) Is Often Not Believing: Photodisc/Getty Images
Dead Reckoning or Pilotage?: ©National Geographic Image Collection/Alamy
Have Egyptologists found Nefertiti’s long-lost tomb?: ©Corbis
How 3-D Glasses Work: Photodisc/Getty Images
Oliver Sacks Shares Tales of Musical Hallucinations: ©Leigh Prather/Shutterstock
What Is Infrared?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Ada Lovelace, the First Tech Visionary: ©Jonathan Lim Yong Hian/Fotolia
The Evolution of the Human Eye: ©Nick Koudis/Photodisc/Getty Images
Emily Dickinson’s mystifying in-sight: ©Tatiana Makotra/Shutterstock
Overexposed? Camera Phones Could Be Washing Out Our Memories: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Mathphilic: ©Fernando Batista/iStockphoto.com
What Is Schizophrenia?: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Eureka!: Huntstock/Getty Images
Overview: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Einstein’s gravitational waves ‘seen’ from black holes: Photodisc/Getty Images

Absolute Power Photodisc/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
Asia’s Five Worst Dictators: Photodisc/Getty Images
All Power Tends to Corrupt: Bilderbuch/Design Pics/Corbis
Will Venezuela’s President Use the Mysterious Drone Attack to Seize More Power?: ©eugenesergeev/iStock Editorial/Getty Images
How Animal Farm Gave Hope to Stalin’s Refugees: Photodisc/Getty Images
Venezuela jails opposition leaders in new crackdown on opponents: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Majority of men in Middle East survey believe a woman’s place is in the home: ©Zurijeta/Shutterstock
How Dictators Come to Power in a Democracy: National Archives and Records Administration
Can Shakespeare help reform prisoners?: ©Corbis
Pol Pot’s Shadow: ©Tim Hall/Photodisc/Getty Images
Watergate Scandal: ©Corbis
Review: Girls Just Wanna Play ‘Mac Beth’: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
When Satire Becomes Art: Library of Congress
Modern ‘Macbeth’ spills blood in the kitchen: Photodisc/Getty Images
Shakespeare, Lincoln, and Ambition: ©wynnter/iStockphoto.com
Manga ‘Macbeth’, graphic novel ‘Romeo’, it’s Shakespeare for 21st century readers: ©Danomyte/Shutterstock
What America Doesn’t Get About Dictatorships: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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
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
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
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
Civil Disobedience: ©Richard Nowitz/National Geographic/Getty Images
Why did Gandhi march 240 miles for salt?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Living under ISIS rule—and then escaping it: Artville/Getty Images
Freedom Writer: Hemera Technologies/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Grade 11


Coming to America ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy

The Peopling Of America: moodboard/SuperStock
19 Native American Authors You Need to Read: ©Diyosa Carter/Flickr/Getty Images
Jamestown Unearthed: Historic Jamestowne Opens Hands-On Archaeology to Guests: ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
The True Story of Pocahontas: ©Wikimedia Commons
Tribal Map of America Shows Whose Land You’re Actually Living On: ©Andrew Howe/E+/Getty Images
El Sueno: An Americano Project: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Can an iPhone App Help Save an Endangered Language?: ©scanrail/iStockphoto.comGetty Images
Error of Century? Balboa Park With No Statue of Balboa: ©Karen Grigoryan/Shutterstock
After 41 years, Louisville’s youth theater stages all 38 plays by Shakespeare: ©Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Europeans killed millions of Native Americans — and changed Earth’s climate, study says: ©F_N/Shutterstock
Plimouth Plantation: ©Fotolia
Tales of Migration Explore Modern-Day Odysseys and ‘Hyphenated Identities’: ©Comstock Images/Getty 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
The Mayflower: ©Shutterstock
Illegal Immigration Solutions – Pros and Cons: Historical Timeline: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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

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
Revolutionary Limits: Native Americans: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The Individual and Society Photodisc/Getty Images

Emily Dickinson Collection: ©Galushko Sergey/Shutterstock
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
Why black people discriminate among ourselves: the toxic legacy of colorism: ©Mila Supinskaya Glashchenko/Shutterstock
America’s First Me Generation: ©Lana Isabella/Flickr Open/Getty Images
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
Black Walden: ©Richard Nowitz/National Geographic/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
10 Things You May Not Know About Nathaniel Hawthorne: ©Scenics of America/PhotoLink/Photodisc/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
Creativity in the Wild: ©Tetastock/Fotolia

A New Birth of Freedom ©Corbis

Professor Says He Has Solved a Mystery Over a Slave’s Novel: ©Dmitry Pichugin/Fotolia
Building the First Slavery Museum in America: ©MedioImages/Corbis
The Psychology of Freedom: ©Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Can these descendents of enslaved Africans save their unique culture?: ©Subir Basak/Flickr/Getty Images
Yesteryears: In Civil War illustrator Waud’s hands, pen was as mighty as the sword: ©steheap/Fotolia
How Technology Shaped the Civil War: ©Corbis
Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Roiled U.S. on Eve of Civil War: ©doethion/Fotolia
National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Common 19th-Century Arguments Against Women’s Suffrage, Neatly Refuted: ©Getty Images
Lincoln and Douglass Shared Uncommon Bond: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why Reconstruction Matters: ©Kevin Burke/Corbis
The Underground Railroad: ©Library of Congress
The real history of Native American team names: ©namwar69/Fotolia
On front porches, some still divided on Confederate flag: Eyewire/Getty Images
‘Emancipating Lincoln’: A Pragmatic Proclamation: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
The Bold Accomplishments of Women of Color Need to Be a Bigger Part of Suffrage History: ©Daniel Sofer/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
‘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

An Age of Realism ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Two amputations a week: the cost of working in a US meat plant: ©Arthur S. Aubry/Photodisc/Getty Images
Edith Wharton: Why the Age of Innocence author is vanishing from New York City: ©Corbis
Stephen Crane: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Dispatches from the Jungle: The Writers Who Reformed America: ©Corbis
The Poison Supper Club That Made Our Food Safe: Artville/Getty Images
Jacob Riis: Shedding Light On NYC’s ‘Other Half’: Museum of the City of New York
What Are Ag-Gag Laws and Why Are They Dangerous?: ©David Frazier/Spirit/Corbis
Mark Twain’s Eternal Chatter: ©Folio/Alamy
What Was the Klondike Gold Rush?: ©Everett Collection Inc/Alamy
At Gilded Age “Poverty Parties,” the Rich Felt Free: ©Denise LeBlanc/Shutterstock
Greed Isn’t Good: Wealth Could Make People Unethical: ©Corbis
Casual Perfection: ©Philip Coblentz/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
The Decades That Invented the Future, Part 1: 1900-1910: Adam Gault/OJO Images/Getty Images
Billionaire Philanthropists Are Shaping a New Gilded Age: Marcus Clackson/Photodisc/Getty Images
Was Jack London “the Steve Jobs of his day”?: ©Paul Tessier/Shutterstock
How Regulation Really Does Change Eating Behavior: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Nellie Bly Biography: ©Sergiy Serdyuk/Fotolia
Baseball in America, Part II: Gilded Bats and Balls: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Mind Ablaze: ©Chaikovskiy Igor/Shutterstock
11 Outlandish Ways Aristocrats Displayed Their Wealth During the Gilded Age: ©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

The Benefits of Optimism Are Real: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
This Is Your Brain on Summer: ©Corbis
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
12 Immigrants Who Came To America With Nothing And Made A Fortune: ©Amy Nichole Harris/Fotolia
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 a bunch of government space geeks at NASA won the internet: Photodisc/Getty Images
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

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
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
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
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
Dads who do chores bolster daughters’ aspirations: ©Corbis
Why Is Pink for Girls and Blue for Boys?: Photodisc/Getty Images
The crucial role of men in gender equality: ©Digital Vision/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
In the Footsteps of Gandhi: ©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

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
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
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
Does the Justice System Neglect Forgiveness?: ©Corbis
4 Bloody Family Feuds in American History: Comstock/Getty Images
‘My neighbour murdered nearly all of my family, but now we are friends’: ©Paolo Gallo/Fotolia
There’s another way to build peace. And it doesn’t come from the top down.: ©forcdan/Fotolia
The Israeli-Palestinian basketball teams that are breaking all barriers: Photodisc/Getty Images
7 Movies You Didn’t Know Were Based on Shakespeare’s Plays: Fuse/Getty Images
Surprising responses to Hamlet Africa tour: ©Steve Gorton/Getty Images
Beyond Grief and Grievance: ©Corbis

Taking Risks ©Deddeda/Design Pics/Corbis

Sarah Hendrickson Jumping Back In: 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
Taking risks in pursuit of innovation is good. So is preparing for it: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
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
Eliza Griswold on the Importance of Taking Risks: ©Charles Smith/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
Beowulf—an epic game for the whole family: ©Corbis
Running the risk: why experience matters when making decisions: ©RFarrarons/Shutterstock
Maybe Your Comfort Zone Isn’t What You Think It Is: Compassionate Eye Foundation/Robert Kent/Photodisc/Getty Images
From A Risky Spacewalk To The Top of Mount Everest: ©Kenneth Koh/Adventure Nomad/Flickr/Getty Images
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
The 10 Most Dangerous Jobs and How Much They Pay: ©Jules Frazier/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Real Risks of Texting and Driving: Thinkstock / Getty Images

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
Should the U.S. Lock Down in Response to Infectious Disease?: ©upheaval/iStockphoto.com
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