Photo Credits

Grade 6


Facing Fear BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

How Cliff Diving Works: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
The Science of Choking Under Pressure: ©Corbis
5 Fears Mentally Strong People Face Head-On: ©Ryan McVay/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Dr. Maya Angelou on Overcoming Fear: ©Dennis MacDonald/Alamy
Why we’ll always be obsessed with – and afraid of – monsters: ©cineclassico/Alamy
How MRI Works: ©Corbis
The science of stage fright (and how to overcome it):
You Can’t Sleep While Traveling Because Your Brain Acts Like a Dolphin’s: Comstock Images/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
What Is Cliff Diving?: Brand X Pictures / Getty Images
Evolutionary psychology explains why haunted houses creep us out: ©outchill/Adobe Stock
Dr. Maya Angelou, Poet: ©B&Y Photography/Alamy
What Really Scares People: Top 10 Phobias: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
One day, you might be able to banish your biggest fears with a pill: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Here’s the Science Behind the World’s Rarest and Weirdest Phobias: ©g-stockstudio/Shutterstock
Scientists have found a way to stimulate the BRAIN to boost your courage and remove fear: ©RayArt Graphics/Alamy
How to Not Be Scared of a New School: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
13 Scariest Freshwater Animals: Juniors Bildarchiv/Alamy
Tarantula and Bug Petting Zoos Help People Conquer Fears: ©81a/Alamy
The Real Reason That Going to the Doctor Gives You Anxiety: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Victoria siblings explore chilling creatures from Indigenous stories in horror-themed podcast: ©fizkes/Adobe Stock

Animal Intelligence ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

Why some animals can never be domesticated: Comstock/Getty Images
Bat Echo: Rolf Nussbaumer Photography/Alamy
What’s the Waggle Dance? And Why Do Honeybees Do It?: Don Farrall/Digital Vision
Yes, Animals Think and Feel. Here’s How We Know: ©Ermolaev Alexandr/Adobe Stock
Like humans, these big-brained birds may owe their smarts to long childhoods: ©Ivan Bliznetsov/iStockphoto.com
“Wassup, Sheep?” He Asked: ©Chase Swift/Spirit/Corbis
Monkeys Can Do Math: ©DLILLC/Corbis
Tool Use Found in Octopuses: ©Juniors Bildarchiv/Alamy
Just how smart is an octopus?: ©photonimo/iStockphoto.com
See 14 animals that have shown us their impressive smarts: ©apple2499/Shutterstock
The 10 Smartest Animals: Creatas / Getty Images
Can dogs understand what we say?: Don Mason/Blend images/Getty Images
Dogs Know When You’re Praising Them. That Doesn’t Mean They Understand Human Speech: Kane Skennar/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Is Your Dog Manipulating You?: ©Nature Art/Shutterstock
How Venus flytraps store short-term ‘memories’ of prey: ©Ralf Hettler/E+/Getty Images
Harnessing the Military Power of Animal Intelligence: ©Image Source/Corbis
Crows are smarter than you think: ©Radius/SuperStock
The 10 Smartest Animals: ©lorenzo puricelli/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Dolphins often seem to want to befriend us — do they know something we don’t?: ©Thomas Barrat/Shutterstock
Dogs May Be More Self-Aware Than Experts Thought: ©Tatiana Katsai/Shutterstock

Dealing with Disaster ©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
How rural areas like Florida’s Panhandle can become more hurricane-ready: ©Blend Images - REB Images/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Titanic: Hemera Technologies/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How Wildlife Survives Hurricanes: ©Warren Faidley/Corbis
Ten Years Without a Hurricane Hit, Is Florida’s Lucky Streak About to End?: ©StockTrek/Photodisc/Getty Images
How a Fallout Shelter Ended up at the American History Museum: ©Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The oceans are taking a beating under climate change, U.N. report warns: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Natural Disasters: ©Corbis
Tsunami: An interactive guide that could save your life: ©Reniw-Imagery/iStockphoto.com

Making Your Voice Heard ©Alvaro Ortiz/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

What Is Democracy?: ©Fotosearch/Getty Images
Cave Paintings and Artifacts: ©Shutterstock
Introvert Teens Can Make Effective Leaders: ©Image Source/Getty Images
From Activist to Author: How 12-Year-Old Marley Dias Is Changing the Face of Children’s Literature: ©connel/Shutterstock
How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Horse (Exhibition): Comstock/Getty Images
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
Teens on a Year That Changed Everything: ©Edwin Verin/Shutterstock
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

Decisions That Matter ©Radius Images/Alamy

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
Barbara Pope was the Rosa Parks of D.C., but her story was mostly forgotten: ©Savushkin/E+/Getty Images
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
Remembering History: Ruby Bridges: ©Thomas J. O'Halloran/Everett Collection Historical/Alamy
Timeline of Events Leading to the Brown v. Board of Education Decision, 1954: ©Africa Studio/Shutterstock
Decision-Making is Still a Work in Progress for Teenagers: ©Andrea Danti/Fotolia
Why do we make bad choices?: ©Corbis
This school cafeteria manager has gone bananas. The kids love it.: Comstock/Getty Images
Robert Frost’s Last Adventure: ©Olivier Le Queinec/Shutterstock
Property Brothers: Living the Dream: Rupert King/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Mendez v. Westminster: Desegregating California’s Schools: ©Andy Dean Photography/iStockphoto.com
Walking in Their Shoes: A Venezuelan Expat’s Humanitarian Feat: ©ballabeyla/Fotolia
How two decisions led me to Olympic glory: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Letter from Paul Revere to Jeremy Belknap, circa 1798: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

What Tales Tell The Palma Collection/Getty Images

9 Legends of American Folklore: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Chinese New Year Traditions:
Multicultural Cinderella Stories: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Importance of Scaring Children: ©Edward Lara/Shutterstock
Savitri and Satyavan: The legend of the princess who outwitted Death: ©Bartosz Hadyniak/E+/Getty Images
Eagles: Lions of the Sky: ©Corbis
How the Vikings Worked: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Little Red Riding Hood gets an evolutionary makeover: ©Regissercom/Shutterstock
J.K. Rowling wrote a new fairy tale: ©Kaylie_Kell/Shutterstock
The long-standing myth of sea monsters has a dark explanation: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/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
Is Bigfoot real? You likely already know the answer.: ©Dale O'Dell/Alamy

Grade 7


Bold Actions

Pat Tillman: Biography: Photodisc/Getty Images
Bombing Survivor Rebekah Gregory On Marathon: ‘I Took My Life Back Today’: ©Christopher Futcher/E+/Getty Images
Meet Simon Wheatcroft, the blind ultramarathon runner: ©Maridav/iStockphoto.com
These Women Stepped In to Fill a WWII Pilot Shortage: U.S. Air Force photo
Moderna struggles to find 3,000 adolescent volunteers needed for COVID-19 vaccine trial: ©BSIP SA/Alamy
San Jose Teen Honored as Hero For Yosemite Rescue: Photodisc/Getty Images
Nellie Cashman – Pioneering the Mining Camps: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Book Excerpt from The Mountain: My Time on Everest: ©Getty Images
Brazilian Big-Wave Surfer Sets a Record: ©Willyam Bradberry/Shutterstock
The Historic Ski Descent of Half Dome: Photodisc/Getty Images
The road to ruin: are ultra-endurance events worth the risk?:
Kayla Montgomery: Young runner’s brave battle with MS: ©Warren Goldswain/Shutterstock
Navigating Without the Crutch of Technology: ©Andrey_Kuzmin/Shutterstock
Sky Racing: Competitive Paragliding With the World’s Best: jennyt/Shutterstock
What’s your risk of catching COVID? These tools help you to find out: ©mm88/iStockphoto.com
College athletes take steps to form labor union: ©Design Pics/Superstock
Teen sets record as youngest pilot to circle the globe: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Wilma Rudolph Biography: ©Forgiss/Fotolia
Teen sailor Abby Sunderland’s yacht found intact 8 years after her rescue: ©mbbirdy/E+/Getty Images
The Seven Summits: Climbing the Highest Mountains on Each Continent: ©imageBROKER/Alamy

Perception and Reality

Why Your Brain Sometimes Hears Sounds That Don’t Exist: ©VLADGRIN/Shutterstock
The size of your brain’s visual center affects how you see the world: ©Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock
We See Colors Differently Based On Season: Martin Ruegner/Getty Images
How your eyes trick your mind: ©Mark Grenier/Shutterstock
Makeup Artist Transforms Her Face Into Mind-Bending Optical Illusions: ©Mila Supinskaya Glashchenko/Shutterstock
The Most Amazing Optical Illusions (and How They Work): ©fotoadrenalina/iStockphoto.com
Animation basics: The optical illusion of motion: ©Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Your Warped Perception of Time: Radius Images/Corbis
Japanese tour firm offers virtual reality holidays – with a first-class seat: Getty Images Royalty Free
Why do people fall for misinformation?: ©Gabe Palmer/Alamy
Dalston House: Where Every Visitor Becomes Spider-Man: ©PMac Imagery - Travel/Alamy
Memory contaminates perception: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Nature of Natural: What We See in the Upside-Down Trees: Odilon Dimier/PhotoAlto/Getty Images
What Is Sonic Seasoning? Listening To Music Can Actually Change How Your Coffee Tastes: Photodisc/Getty Images
“Reality” is constructed by your brain. Here’s what that means, and why it matters.: ©Yuriy Vlasenko/Shutterstock
An animated lesson full of adorable animals made of autumn leaves: ©dibrova/Shutterstock
How pickpockets trick your mind: ©Emanuele Taroni/Photodisc/Getty Images
Illusion: Nothing is as it seems: ©dipego/Shutterstock
How your supermarket could manipulate you for your own good: ©IMG_191 LLC/Shutterstock
Can Language Influence Our Perception of Reality?: ©nobiggie/iStock/Getty Images

Nature at Work

Nature: Now Showing on TV: ©Corbis
Why are there so many arches at Arches?: Nicholas Pitt/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Less Algae, Not Clearer Water, Keeps Tahoe Blue: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A Chinese perspective on Autumn: ©Photolibrary
The allure of fluorescence in the ocean: ©Hannu Viitanen/Hemera/Getty Images
National Parks: ©Darren J. Bradley/Shutterstock
The Amazon Basin: Philip Coblentz ©Brand X Pictures
The Curiosity of Animal Camouflage: ©EW CHEE GUAN/Fotolia
15 striking photos from the best wildlife photographers of the year: ©Shutterstock
Calculate Your Dog’s Age With This New, Improved Formula: ©Michael Pettigrew/Shutterstock
Ah, Wilderness! Nature Hike Could Unlock Your Imagination: Getty Images
Help your local honey bees: Plant a bee-friendly garden: ©ElementalImaging/E+/Getty Images
Just How Big Is the Ocean?: ©PBNJ Productions/Blend Images/Corbis
Connemara’s 435m-year-old fossil starfish confirmed as new species: ©Getty Images
Surfers ride glowing bioluminescent waves: ©Duncan Selby/Alamy
Underwater Volcano Is Earth’s Biggest: Corbis
Bird ID Skills: How to Learn Bird Songs and Calls: William Leaman/Alamy
Why Do Some Birds Lay Blue Eggs?: ©Photo by Brian T. Evans/Flickr/Getty Images
36 random animal facts that may surprise you: ©Sascha Burkard/Shutterstock
How Hurricanes Have Shaped the Course of U.S. History: ©StockTrek/Purestock/SuperStock

Risk and Exploration

Exoplanet Travel Bureau: ©Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
The new lighter-than-air race for space: ©3DSculptor/iStock/Getty Images
All Systems Go for NASA’s Mission to Jupiter Moon Europa: ©Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
Final frontiers: rainforests: ©Edmond Van Hoorick/Photodisc/Getty Images
Here are 7 creative ways you can still explore the world: ©Alexandru Nika/Shutterstock
Platforms: Submersibles: Anndrey Nekrasov/Alamy
Decade-Old Rover Adventure Continues on Mars and Earth: NASA
Clare Students on Top of the World after Claiming NASA Prize with Radical Idea: ©Tim Pannell/Corbis
7 Technologies That Are Revolutionizing Ocean Exploration: ©Corbis
The majestic Earth as seen through the eyes of astronauts orbiting above: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Eating on Mars? Be Sure to Pack the Tortillas: Photodisc/Getty Images
Philae lander makes historic touchdown on comet: courtesy of NASA
How Deep is Too Deep to Dive?: ©Getty Images
Phantom Islands – A Sonic Atlas: ©Iryna Rasko/Shutterstock
Mount Everest: South Route: ©Andrii Vergeles/Adobe Stock
What Hardships Did Early Explorers Face?: ©Galina Barskaya/Shutterstock
Photographing on Top of the World: ©Shutterstock
How Terraforming Mars Will Work: ©Purestock/Alamy
The Kepler Space Telescope is About to Run Out of Fuel: ©StockTrek/Photodisc/Getty Images
They were on a quest to visit every country. Then coronavirus happened.: ©Comstock Images/Getty Images

The Stuff of Consumer Culture

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
Google Self-Driving Car Project: ©Eddie J. Rodriquez/Shutterstock
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
What Would You Do if You Won the Lottery?: ©Danilo Calilung/Corbis
The Psychology Of Vanity Sizing: 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
Are We Consuming Too Much Information?: ©mycteria/Shutterstock

Guided by a Cause

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
Meet the COVID-19 frontline heroes: Getty Images Royalty Free
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
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life and work propelled women’s equality front and center: ©FSO/Alamy
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
‘Speak up!’ — ‘Sesame Street’ tackles racism in TV special: ©Corbis
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America: Letter From the President: ©SnowWhiteimages/Shutterstock
How this guide dog helps one blind triathlete chase her Paralympic dream: ©Shutterstock
7 Scientific Facts About the Benefit of Doing Good: ©sezer66/Shutterstock
Map of the Freedom Riders Route: ©kickstand/E+/Getty Images
Biography: Malala Yousafzai: ©ESB Professional/Shutterstock

Grade 8


Culture and Belonging ©iStockphoto.com

Soccer Helping Young Refugees Find Footing in U.S.: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
‘Beyond Bollywood’: Inside the Smithsonian’s exhibition on Indian Americans: Hill Street Studios/Getty Images
Fighting Fiction with Facts: The BCN Anti-Rumor Campaign: Comstock/Getty Images
UChicago research finds location plays critical role in assimilation of U.S. immigrants: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
‘There are no words’: As coronavirus kills Indigenous elders, endangered languages face extinction: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
About the Author: Kao Kalia Yang: ©thaikrit/Shutterstock
How Culture Shapes Emotions: ©George Rudy/Shutterstock
What Americans Can Learn From Other Food Cultures: ©Shutterstock
My Identity as Haitian-American Is an Asset, Not a Deficit: ©Corbis
December Holidays around the World: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
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
‘Low and Slow’: Latino lowriders cruise for community: ©harlequin9/Fotolia
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
Mardi Gras: ©benedek/iStock/Getty Images

The Thrill of Horror Rubberball/Getty Images

Why Do We Fear?: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
No ghost stories at camp?: ©nano/iStockphoto.com
Horror Films for Apes Are Teaching Scientists About Long-Term Memory: ©Shutterstock
Researchers Examine the Fun of Fear: Rubberball/Getty Images
How the Hidden Sounds of Horror Movie Soundtracks Freak You Out: ©Christina Czybik/mauritius images GmbH/Alamy
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:
Geology And Ancient Fossils Inspired H.P. Lovecraft To Write His Best Horror Story: ©Arpad Benedek/E+/Getty Images
Literary thrills and chills: the rising trend of terror for teens: ©ostill/Shutterstock
Interview With A Vampire Maker – The Face Behind The Horror: ©Jandrie Lombard/Shutterstock
Social Lessons from Our Favorite Horror Movies: ©Bornfree/Shutterstock
What happens when the brain feels fear?: Rubberball/Getty Images
The Adverb Is Not Your Friend: Stephen King On Simplicity of Style: Comstock/Getty Images
Can Phobias Be Cured in Our Sleep?: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Silent Era of Horror Movies: ©Ocean/Corbis
Getting to the Roots of “Plant Horror”: ©blickwinkel/Hecker/Alamy
Horror Fans Cope Better with the Pandemic, Study Finds: ©Dmitry Kalinovsky/Shutterstock

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

Slavery in America: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
150 Years Later, Newspaper Retracts Gettysburg Address Diss: ©Tim Mainiero/Shutterstock
Children on the Battlefield: ©Corbis
Grad Student Discovers A Lost Novel Written By Walt Whitman: ©Dmitry Pichugin/Fotolia
Robert Smalls: A Daring Escape: ©Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
150 Years Later, Myths Persist about the Emancipation Proclamation: Library of Congress
Frederick Douglass: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Underground Railroad: Escape from Slavery: ©GeoSystems for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
‘What To The Slave Is The Fourth Of July?’ Frederick Douglass, Revisited: ©Alexey Stiop/Alamy
St. Landry Parish Catholic School Reflecting on Role in Slavery: ©Kim Kozlowski Photography, LLC/Flickr/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

Approaching Adulthood Jupiterimages/Getty Images

When Does Adulthood Really Begin?: ©D. Hurst/Alamy
10 Supreme Court Cases Every Teen Should Know: Image Ideas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Teen Night Owls Struggle To Learn And Control Emotions At School: ©Dean Drobot/Shutterstock
The distracted teenage brain: ©slobo/E+/Getty Images
Why teenagers take risks: ©djgis/Shutterstock
When I Grow Up: © jon challicom / Alamy
6 takeaways about teen friendships in the digital age: ©ra2studio/Shutterstock
Does Your Mother Still Do Your Laundry?: ©sirtravelalot/Shutterstock
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

Anne Frank’s Legacy ©Shutterstock

Anne Frank: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Israel donates hundreds of Anne Frank books to Tokyo libraries after vandalism: ©Martin Child/Photodisc/Getty Images
Nelson Mandela on the Diary of Anne Frank: ©BortN66/Shutterstock
Anne Frank to have official comic adaption; animated film coming soon: ©Hero Images Inc./Hero Images Inc./Corbis
Does “Never again!” mean anything if we do nothing about China’s concentration camps?: ©paul prescott/Shutterstock
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: ©Corbis
The Man Who Warned the West about the Holocaust, at a Time When No One Would Listen: ©Mariusz Niedzwiedzki/Shutterstock
The Sapling Project: ©Lawrence M. Sawyer/Photodisc/Getty Images
Who betrayed Anne Frank? New probe launched by ex-FBI agent: ©Pressmaster/Shutterstock
Anne Frank’s Message is Still Important Today: ©Tim Hall/Cultura/Getty Images
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

The Value of Work ©Shutterstock

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
Testing Proves Its Worth with Successful Mars Parachute Deployment: ©Stocktrek Images/Stocktrek 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
Just for Likes: How Young Comedians Are Launching Their Careers on Social Media: ©Pop! Studio Photography/Fuse/Getty Images
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
Working it out: How a part-time job can teach teens valuable life lessons: ©sturti/iStock/Getty Images
How to turn your career into a passion: ©YuriyS/iStockphoto.com
Working in High School Doesn’t Pay Off the Way It Used To: Comstock/Getty Images
18 Under 18: Meet the Young Innovators Who Are Changing the World: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
In the Home, a Woman’s Work Is Never Done, Never Honored, and Never Paid For: ©Corbis
14 jobs of the future: What degree should you consider?: ©Hoxton/Tom Merton/Getty Images

Grade 9


Finding Common Ground Stockbyte/Getty Images

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
Forgiving to Keep a Lifelong Friend: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
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
Restoring Trust and Improving Police and Community Relations: ©aijohn784/iStock/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 surprising downsides of empathy: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
In ‘The New Face Of America,’ Journalist Alex Wagner Saw Herself: ©Michael Matisse/Photodisc/Getty Images
What Unites These States?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Native American ‘Warriors’ Mark Military Service: Comstock/Getty Images
The self-reliant individual is a myth that needs updating: ©Valentyn Volkov/Shutterstock
Dare to Disagree:

The Struggle for Freedom ©Shutterstock

Dying for Freedom: ©Corbis
Remembering Nina Simone as a Siren and Powerful Civil Rights Activist: Image Source/Getty Images
Selma 50 years later: John Lewis’s memories of the march: ©Radius/SuperStock
New Voting Restrictions in America: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Getty Images
China transferred detained Uighurs to factories used by global brands: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Japanese-American Relocation: ©Corbis
In northern Mali, music silenced as Islamists drive out artists: ©Max Power/Fotolia
The trouble with democracy: ©Smalik/Fotolia
Is “Time’s Up” the Next Step for the #MeToo Movement?: ©Michael Matisse/Photodisc/Getty Images
Activist Ida B. Wells Gets Pulitzer Prize 137 Years After Refusing to Exit ‘Whites Only’ Train: ©Hi-Story/Alamy
Text of Ex-Slave’s Letter to His Former Master: Library of Congress
“These Things Are My Father”: Letters Are All That’s Left Of Gulag Prisoners: ©Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
‘This is a civil rights movement that needs to have its due’: 25 years after the ADA: ©Eric Camden/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Racial Bias in Medicine Leads to Worse Care for Minorities: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Bucktown Village Store: ©Anthony Pleva/Alamy
How Did Ex-Slave’s Letter to Master Come to Be?: ©U.S. National Park Service
Widow of Murdered Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers Moves Beyond Hatred:
Book Review: Ghosts of Revolution: Stockbyte/Getty Images
The Rohingya Crisis: ©Corbis
Why Junteenth is a celebration of hope: ©Rawpixel/iStock/Getty Images

The Bonds Between Us Photodisc/Getty Images

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

Sweet Sorrow Photodisc/Getty Images

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

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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
East Aleppo’s last hospital destroyed by airstrikes: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
Sixty Years Later, the Story of PT-109 Still Captivates: ©Corbis
11 crazy facts about getting struck by lightning (and how to avoid it): Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Fire Escapes Are Evocative, But Mostly Useless: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
What You Need To Know As The First COVID-19 Vaccine Heads Your Way: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Sunflowers Melt Fukushima’s Nuclear “Snow”: Photodisc/Getty Images
How Near-Death Experiences Work: Photodisc/Getty Images
Mine Kafon: Wind-blown landmine clearance: ©Corbis
How to Survive a Natural Disaster: ©Blend Images - REB Images/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Dogs ease pandemic isolation for nursing home residents: ©Corbis

Heroes and Quests ©Corbis

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

Grade 10


Ourselves and Others Image Source/Getty Images

5 Ways to Listen Better: ©Getty Images
Jews Are Fleeing Russia Because of Putin: Leland Bobbe/Corbis Yellow/Corbis
5 Super Simple Ways to Get to Know Your Neighbors: ©Randy Faris/Corbis
What Is a Stereotype?: ©Jim Arbogast/Photodisc/Getty Images
Integration of Central High School: Comstock/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 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

The Natural World Carson Ganci/Design Pics Inc/Alamy

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

Responses to Change ©Fotolia

Scientists just accidentally discovered a process that turns CO2 directly into ethanol: ©Martin McCarthy/E+/Getty Images
Emergency Response Plan: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
9/11 Attacks: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Green Energy Will Overtake Fossil Fuels by 2020, Morgan Stanley Analyst States: ©IKO/Fotolia
The World 9/11 Took From Us: ©Jahanzaib Naiyyer/Fotolia
Climate Change Is Inevitable — It’s Time to Adapt: ©airphoto.gr/Shutterstock
Thinking of Home Makes It Harder to Learn a Foreign Language: Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Corbis
Post-Traumatic Stress’s Surprisingly Positive Flip Side: Rubberball/Getty Images
Effects of the Black Death: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
“Everything is changing”: Farmers seek solutions, not slogans, on climate change: Harald Sund/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
A Youth Renaissance for Native Americans: Nancy G Photography/Alamy
Teenage brains in the digital world: Photodisc/Getty Images
How a Technology That Helped Settle the West Became Known as the “Devil’s Rope”: Steve Roe - stephenroe.co.uk/Getty Images
California’s wildfires are not “natural” — humans made them worse at every step: ©Corbis
They’ve Contained the Coronavirus. Here’s How: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Inside the Teenage Brain: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
How space can change the human body: ©PhotoSpin, Inc./Alamy
Van Gogh and the decision that changed art history: George Doyle/Stockbyte/Getty Images
Polar ice reveals secrets of carbon-climate feedbacks: ©Pauline S Mills/iStockphoto.com
Washington’s NFL team drops ‘Redskins’ name after 87 years: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images

How We See Things ©Corbis

Is Blind Hiring the Best Hiring?: ©Photodisc/Getty Images
Why Are Eyewitnesses Unreliable?: Photodisc/Getty Images
Optical illusions show how we see: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Leap Seconds: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
An 11-year-old’s response to the El Paso shooting: One act of kindness for each victim: ©JNP/Shutterstock
How Night Vision Works: ©iStockphoto.com
Doctors hope for blindness cure after restoring patients’ sight: ©Corbis
Photography in the Age of Falsification: ©Corbis
Mavericks and Heretics: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
MIT’s new robot can identify things by sight and by touch: ©Dino Fracchia/Alamy
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
The Other Problematic Outbreak: ©micromonkey/Fotolia

Absolute Power Photodisc/Getty Images

Shakespeare in lockdown: Did he write King Lear in plague quarantine?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Akira Kurosawa: Throne of Blood: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why Do We Still Care About Shakespeare?:
Is taming your ambition the key to a better life?: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
When was greatness thrust upon William Shakespeare?: Dynamic Graphics/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
On the Bard’s birthday, is Shakespeare still relevant?: Terry Sirrell
Shakespeare in Scotland: What did the author of Macbeth know and when did he know it?: Photodisc/Getty Images
Power Makes People Happy: UpperCut Images/Getty Images
The myth of the modernizing dictator: ©alfrag/Fotolia
No, Shakespeare isn’t being ‘canceled,’ says this teacher accused of doing it: ©Castleski/Shutterstock
This Is Your Brain on Shakespeare: ©Andrea Danti/Fotolia
Genghis Khan: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Take It from ‘Hamilton’: Why Unyielding Ambition Is a Blessing and a Curse: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How Power Corrupts Us: ©Keith Brofsky/Eyewire/Getty Images
How to read Shakespeare for pleasure: ©Steve Vidler/Alamy
A Conversation with Sir Patrick Stewart: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
The Gunpowder Plot: Photodisc/Getty Images
Dunsinane: An Interview with the Playwright: ©JUPITERIMAGES/Comstock Images/Alamy
Eight Current Dictators as of 2018: ©JHVEPhoto/Shutterstock
The Time Shakespeare Caused a Riot in New York City: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Hard-Won Liberty National Archives and Records Administration

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
Ideas Cost Peace Prize Winner Freedom: ©hepatus/E+/Getty Images
Decades Later, Photographer Searches for Gandhi’s Legacy: ©popovaphoto/iStockphoto.com
Josephine Baker—A French and American Hero: ©Corbis
Plessy and Ferguson: Descendants of a divisive Supreme Court decision unite: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
John Lewis, lion of civil rights and Congress, dies at 80: ©Courtesy: CSU Archives/Everett Collection/Alamy
American Roots of the Indian Independence Movement: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Freedom of the Mind: ©Corbis
Saudi Arabia elects up to 17 female councilors in historic election: ©Patrik Dietrich/Fotolia
Quiz: What’s Your Freedom Type?: ©Gary/Fotolia
How to Protect Civil Liberties in a Pandemic: ©Chris Aubrey/Alamy

Grade 11


Coming to America ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy

The Mayflower: ©Shutterstock
Illegal Immigration Solutions – Pros and Cons: Historical Timeline: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Joy Harjo: ©STEPHEN ST. JOHN/National Geographic Stock
Immigration In Esports: Do Gamers Count As Athletes?: ©Blend Images/Shutterstock
Calling People Names: An Expression of Colonial Power: ©MEB-Photography/Alamy
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
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
Edward Curtis: Photographing the North American Indian: Comstock / Getty Images
How to Talk About America’s Newest Arrivals: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Play Ball!: Colonial Games and America’s National Pastime: Tetra Images/Alamy
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
The Changing Definition of African-American: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Plymouth Colony: ©Fotolia
The Pilgrims Should Have Been Thankful for a Spirochete: ©BSIP SA/Alamy
Ellis Island: ©Gary/Fotolia
Land O’ Lakes replaces Native American woman logo, touts farmer-owned credentials instead: ©Comstock/Getty Images

Building a Democracy ©Karl Kost/Alamy

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
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

The Individual and Society Photodisc/Getty Images

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
Conflict Resolution Skills: ©Monica Lau/Photodisc/Getty Images
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
Why black people discriminate among ourselves: the toxic legacy of colorism: ©Mila Supinskaya Glashchenko/Shutterstock
How social media turns online arguments between teenagers into real-world violence: ©rvlsoft/Shutterstock
Emily Dickinson Collection: ©Galushko Sergey/Shutterstock
In ‘All the Wild That Remains,’ David Gessner illuminates two great writers on the American West.: ©Marco Brivio/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
English Speakers Increasingly Use Self-Centered Words Like ‘Get’ And ‘Choose’: ©Diyosa Carter/Flickr/Getty Images
Did John Deere’s Best Invention Spark a Revolution or an Environmental Disaster?: ©C. Borland/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
America Is a Dream: Comstock/Getty Images
America’s First Me Generation: ©Lana Isabella/Flickr Open/Getty Images
Edgar Allan Poe – Mini Biography: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why We Need the Wild: ©Terry J Alcorn/iStockphoto.com

A New Birth of Freedom ©Corbis

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
Reconstruction and Its Aftermath: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
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
What Is Critical Race Theory, and Why Is It Under Attack?: ©Laurence Gough/iStockphoto.com
‘The Blood of Lynching Victims Is in This Soil.’: ©PrairieArtProject/iStockphoto.com
Discovery Leads Yale to Revise a Chapter of Its Black History: Photodisc/Getty Images
Remembering the fight for women’s rights: Suffragists at Seneca Falls laid groundwork for others in the struggle for equality: Library of Congress
How I teach students about equality: only Smarties have the answer: Rafael Angel Irusta Machin/Alamy
Why celebrating Juneteenth is more important now than ever: ©hartcreations/iStock/Getty Images
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage: ©Library of Congress
The Lost History: Help Us Find the Declaration of Sentiments: ©James P. Blair/Photodisc/Getty Images
Where the Buffalo No Longer Roamed: Comstock/Getty Images
Sherman’s March to the Sea: A military triumph left a bitter legacy: Image Ideas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The First Pride Marches, In Photos: ©NiklasEmmoth/iStock/Getty Images

An Age of Realism ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

How the West Was Won . . . By Waitresses: Dynamic Graphics / Getty Images
Remembering Earthquake Shacks, San Francisco’s Original Tiny Houses: ©Shutterstock
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
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
Humans of New York and the Cavalier Consumption of Others: Photodisc/Getty Images
Muckrakers: Journalists of Progressive Era Expose Corruption: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
How Andrew Carnegie Turned His Fortune Into A Library Legacy: ©chrisdorney/Shutterstock
The Curious, and Continuing, Appeal of Mark Twain in China: ©Folio/Alamy
Nellie Bly: Google Doodle’s 1st original song (Karen O) salutes an American original: Comstock/Getty Images
What America’s Gilded Age tells us about the Trump era: ©Scott T. Baxter/Photodisc/Getty Images
America’s homelessness crisis: ©Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Experts Affirm That Coronavirus Is ‘Highly Unlikely’ To Be Food Risk: ©gosphotodesign/Fotolia
Edith Wharton’s World: ©Comstock Images/Getty Images
Jim Crow Stories: Plessy v. Ferguson (1896): ©C. Lee/PhotoLinkPhotodisc/Getty Images
Refugee shacks – survivors of 1906 quake and fire: ©InterNetwork Media/Photodisc/Getty Images
Raising Money for the Hungry With Empty Bowls: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Gilded Age Wives Set Philanthropy’s Gold Standard: ©Alan SCHEIN/Alamy

The Modern World Photodisc/Getty Images

Holocaust Museum: Exhibit probes Berlin’s historic Olympics of 1936: ©Corbis
Can Museums and Other Institutions Keep up With Digital Culture?: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How America’s Leading Science Fiction Authors Are Shaping Your Future: ©fongfong/Shutterstock
A Deeper Look at the Politicians Who Passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964:
Did the United States put its own citizens in concentration camps during WWII?: ©Corbis
Journey to “The Crucible”: Thinkstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Football Genius of F. Scott Fitzgerald: Photodisc/Getty Images
Two steps forward, one step back: how World War II changed how we do human research: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
How smart cities can create their own poetry – tech podcast: ©Devin_Pavel/Shutterstock
How Robots Are on the Front Lines in the Battle Against COVID-19: ©asharkyu/Shutterstock
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

Grade 12


Chasing Success ©Andres RodriguezFotolia

Are charter schools truly innovative? The answer can depend on your definition: ©Hero Images/Getty Images
7 Epic Fails Brought to You by the Genuis Mind of Thomas Edison: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
American Drama Transformed: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Column: Parents are critical to education’s success: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
John Legend: Success Through Effort: ©Scott Chernis/Alamy
When it’s good to be bad: Photodisc/Getty Images
Personality Matters More Than Intelligence at School: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
The Question That Will Help You Define Success: ©Corbis
Tim Ferriss: How the World’s Most Successful People Start Their Days: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Kizzmekia Corbett, an African American woman, is praised as key scientist behind COVID-19 vaccine: ©jarun011/iStock/Getty Images
Jamaica Kincaid’s Antigua: ©Justin Kase z10z/Alamy
Running Down a Dream: Photodisc/Getty Images
Not all psychopaths are criminals – some psychopathic traits are actually linked to success: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Lessons from the longest study on human development: ©lostinbids/E+/Getty Images
Sometimes, Advanced Classes Can Slow a Child’s Progress: ©Fuse/Corbis/Getty Images
Teenage Stress: Comstock/Getty Images
The Great Myth of Success: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Why We Won’t See More Games Like ‘Pokemon Go’: ©Hero Images/Fancy/Corbis
The Life-Changing Power Of Redefining How You Measure Success: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Testing Proves Its Worth with Successful Mars Parachute Deployment: ©Stocktrek Images/Stocktrek Images/Getty Images

Gender Roles ©Fotolia

Wikipedia Bumps Women from “American Novelists” Category: ©Photoalto/Photolibrary
When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink?: Photodisc/Getty Images
The North Carolina Way: Tim Pannell/Corbis
When Girls Studied Planets and the Skies Had No Limits: ©Tomi/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why many children have more-liberal attitudes about gender roles: ©Steve Cole/the Agency Collection/Getty Images
Women really are better doctors, study suggests: ©Photodisc/Getty Images
Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales 2012 – a multimedia pilgrimage: ©imagebroker/Alamy
Saudi Women Still Can’t Drive, But They Are Making It To Work: ©Carlos Hernandez/Westend61/Corbis
Patience Agbabi: Chaucer remixed: ©Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A storytelling pilgrimage inspired by “The Canterbury Tales”: ©GWImages/Shutterstock
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

Voices of Protest National Archives

India, Home of the Nonviolent Protest, Embraces More Extreme Dissent: ©Ajay Bhaskar/Shutterstock
Environmental Justice History: Photodisc/Getty Images
A protest over education has turned into a movement in Mexico: ©Nick Saum/NickSaumPhotography.com/Getty Images
After Five Years of Living in Trees, a Protest Community Is Being Evicted: ©Josef Mohyla/iStockphoto.com
The Angry Martin Luther King:
Nelson Mandela, the Father: William J. Clinton Presidential Library
Why Yelp Emerged as a Site for Social Protest: ©GlowImages/Alamy
The Exhausting Work of Tallying America’s Largest Protest: ©emkaplin/Fotolia
Classic protest film ‘The War at Home’ back in theaters: ©US Army Photo/Alamy
Study of 2020 Protests Shows Difference Between Reality and Perception: ©Rawpixel/iStock/Getty Images
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
8 Leaders Who Carry On Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy: ©Karin Hildebrand Lau/Shutterstock
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
Pastor Says Fight for Civil Rights Looks Different in 2021: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Seeking Justice, Seeking Peace Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

English spelling campaigners enlist the help of Hamlet: ©Peter Dazeley/Photodisc/Getty Images
Rwanda: Has reconciliation by legal means worked?: Stockbyte/Getty Images
What Justice Is: ©Orla/Shutterstock
Why You Should Be Reading Wislawa Szymborska: ©Radka Tesarova/Shutterstock
The Power of Forgiveness: Why Revenge Hurts You More: ©ericsphotography/iStock/Getty Images
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
That Lady With the Scales Poses for Her Portraits: ©Getty Images
Interview: Alex Kotlowitz: ©Mario Savoia/Fotolia
Music in conflict: 24 iconic images: ©Chad Baker/Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Drought and conflict leave millions more hungry in 2017 – UN-backed report: ©Guido Dingemans/Alamy
First Collection of Shakespeare’s Plays Sells for Almost $10 Million: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Shakespeare in lockdown: Did he write King Lear in plague quarantine?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Humans are wired for prejudice but that doesn’t have to be the end of the story: ©Chat Roberts/Corbis
Dark Shades for a Children’s ‘Hamlet’: ©Michelle Enfield/Alamy
Forgiveness May Harm Society: ©Corbis
Re-imagining Shakespeare’s plays in virtual reality game: Photodisc/Getty Images

Taking Risks ©Deddeda/Design Pics/Corbis

Feasting and Fighting: The Long-Lost Secrets of Beowulf: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Case for Staying in Your Comfort Zone: ©moodboard/Corbis
Climber on the thrill and dangers of Mt. Everest: ©Kenneth Koh/Adventure Nomad/Flickr/Getty Images
A controversial technology could save us from starvation — if we let it: ©turbopixel/iStockphoto.com
750 million genetically engineered mosquitoes approved for release in Florida Keys: ©nechaev-kon/iStock/Getty Images
The Calculus of Risk: ©Tom Oliveira/Fotolia
World War II in a New ‘Light’: Empathy Found in Surprising Places: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Gambling rats reveal nerve cells which may control risk-taking behaviour: ©Jaroslav74/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Is Football Worth Gambling With High School And College Players’ Brains?: ©John Johnson/Fotolia
Coronavirus pandemic adds risk to already dangerous job of firefighting in western U.S.: ©Chris Jensen/Adobe Stock
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

Finding Ourselves in Nature ©Corbis

Do Sharks Really Have Personalities?: Georgette Douwma/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Faulkner of Oil Country: Rick Bass Talks New Novel: Comstock/Getty Images
Obama gets personal with Yosemite in speech, long hike: ©Tracy Barbutes/Design Pics/Corbis
We Are Wired To Be Outside: ©DAJ/amana images inc./Alamy
The pandemic stilled human activity. What did this ‘anthropause’ mean for wildlife?: ©melissaf84/Shutterstock
Weeder: Pere Sanz/Alamy
Alone with Arizona’s landscape: ©Shutterstock
Cities make us forget what’s great about nature: Compassionate Eye Foundation/Steven Errico/Digital Vision/Getty Images
The Perks of a Play-in-the-Mud Educational Philosophy: ©Evgeny Atamanenko/Shutterstock
Living Off-Grid: What It’s Actually Like: ©ehrlif/Shutterstock
What Can Bees Teach Us About Gang Warfare?: ©Old Dog Photography/Flickr/Getty Images
Hug a tree – the evidence shows it really will make you feel better: Comstock/Getty Images
Rick Bass on his new story collection, ‘For a Little While’: ©Jeff Vanuga/Spirit/Corbis
Poetry and the Environment: ©Samuel Borges Photography/Shutterstock
Study reveals positive connection between nature experiences and happiness globally: ©Stimmungszauber/Shutterstock
Humboldt in the New World: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
Finding Adventure Beyond Nature: ©Robert Glusic/Photodisc/Getty Images
Nine incredible buildings inspired by nature: ©brytta/iStockphoto.com
Scientists create scarily strong drones inspired by wasps: ©Rundstedt B. Rovillos/Moment/Getty
This is What Happened When an Australian City Gave Trees Email Addresses: ©Artmim/Shutterstock

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