Photo Credits

Grade 6

Facing Fear BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

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

Animal Intelligence ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

What Is Your Dog Thinking? A Psychological Guide: Comstock/Getty Images
Is your dog a genius? Putting Fido to the test: ©Feverpitched/
Rats Aren’t Smarter Than Mice and That Actually Matters: ©Africa Studio/Shutterstock
Why the zebra got its stripes: to deter flies from landing on it: Comstock/Getty Images
These Are the 11 Smartest Cat Breeds: ©tankist276/Shutterstock
Orcas communicating: ©Fer Gregory/Shutterstock
Chimps Can’t Cook, But Maybe They’d Like To: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Scientists crack mystery of migrating monarch navigation: ©Ian Shaw/Alamy
Meow Hear This: Study Says Cats React to Sound of Their Name: ©Ermolaev Alexander/Shutterstock
10 of the Smartest Animals on Earth: ©Doug McLean/Shutterstock
Masters of Disguise—Amazing Insect Camouflage: ©Antonio Clemens/Shutterstock
Horse Domestication Happened Across Eurasia, Study Shows: Comstock/Getty Images
How Smart Are Planet’s Apes? 7 Intelligence Milestones: Photodisc/Getty Images
Study: Treats Might Mask Animal Intelligence: Creatas / Getty Images
Pigs Can Learn to Play Video Games When Tempted by Treats: ©Berci/Shutterstock
Why Dogs Are More Like Humans Than Wolves: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Are Cats Smarter Than Dogs?: ©CARAAZUL/
Man’s Best Friend: The Science Behind the Dog and Human Relationship: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Goats can distinguish emotions from each other’s calls—study: ©Dovgaya/iStock/Getty Images
A person or a thing? Inside the fight for animal personhood: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

Dealing with Disaster ©Corbis

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

Making Your Voice Heard ©Alvaro Ortiz/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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
Teens around the world are lonelier than a decade ago. The reason may be smartphones.: ©fizkes/Shutterstock
Nouns Slow Down Our Speech: ©Corbis
The First Writings: ©kmiragaya/Fotolia
Rowlett teen makes run for city council seat: ©Mike Flippo/Shutterstock
Video Games are a ‘great equalizer’ for people with disabilities: ©belushi/Shutterstock
Black interns: ‘You just need to give us a chance’: ©Flamingo Images/Shutterstock
Stylized Fairy Tales Inspired Sandra Cisneros’ Cross-Cultural Voice: ©Corbis
Listening Is an Act of Love: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Langston Hughes: Biography: ©Tetra Images/Corbis
Spoken Without Words: Poetry with ASL SLAM: ©B&Y Photography/Alamy
My invention that made peace with lions: ©Tony Campbell/Shutterstock
Young, Black Native activists say it’s time to appreciate Indigenous diversity: ©funky-data/iStock/Getty Images
Illegal Wildlife Trade: ©feraru nicolae/Fotolia
A promising test for pancreatic cancer . . . from a teenager: ©olivier/Shutterstock
The Life of the Buddha: ©John Wang/Photodisc/Getty Images
Art Therapy: Self-Expression Reduces Stress: ©Rana Faure/Fancy/Corbis

Decisions That Matter ©Radius Images/Alamy

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/
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
Human Rights Watch: Videos and Photos: ©Juanmonino/E+/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/
Walking in Their Shoes: A Venezuelan Expat’s Humanitarian Feat: ©ballabeyla/Fotolia
Malala Yousafzai urges world leaders to take urgent action on Afghanistan: ©JStone/Shutterstock

What Tales Tell The Palma Collection/Getty Images

Trojan War: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why the Story of Cinderella Endures and Resonates: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Japanese ‘Prince’ Was Switched at Birth and Raised a Pauper: ©Corbis
Secrets of the Dead: The Real Trojan Horse: ©Anibal Trejo/Fotolia
Was Paul Bunyan a real person?: ©Jonathan Larsen/Diadem Images/Alamy
Fairy-Tale Adaptations: It’s Ever After, All Right: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Eight female authors your class should know for the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s “Emma”: ©AmandaLewis/
Shared Stories: Common themes in myths and legends across cultures: ©Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Blend Images/Getty Images
Greek Myths Have Scary Ideas About Robots and A.I.: ©Ociacia/Shutterstock
The truth about a strange blood-sucking monster: ©Trueboy/Shutterstock
Greek Mythology: ©Vava Vladimir Jovanovic/Shutterstock
Best children’s books with wishes: REB Images/Blend Images/Corbis
Top 8 Special Animals in Greek Mythology: ©Comstock/Comstock Images/Getty Images
20 Writing Tips from Fiction Authors: ©Fancy/Alamy
Types of Ancient Greek Medicine: ©wynnter/E+/Getty Images
The ancient origins of the Olympics: ©ZUMA Press Inc/San Gabriel Valley Tribune/Alamy
Greek Mythology: ©Henry George Beeker/Alamy
In Search of Myths & Heroes: ©Vladimirs Poplavskis/Fotolia
The (Still) Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe: ©Annie Reynolds/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle May Finally Be Solved: ©Lightguard /

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/
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/
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

The ‘Canali’ and the First Martians: Photodisc/Getty Images
How your eyes trick your mind: S.E.A. Photo/Alamy
Forget Positive Thinking – Try This to Curb Teen Anxiety: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Ebos Landing: ©Jacob_09/Shutterstock
‘Zoom Dysmorphia’: How Video Conferencing Can Wreck Our Self-Image: ©fizkes/Shutterstock
The Code That May Treat Blindness: ©1Apix/Alamy
Why We Don’t See Ourselves as Others Do: SW Productions/Photodisc Green/Getty Images
How does the way food looks or its smell influence taste?: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
15 Magic Tricks You Didn’t Know You Could Do: ©Trevor Williams/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Evolution of the Human Eye: ©Nick Koudis/Photodisc/Getty Images
But Did You See the Gorilla? The Problem With Inattentional Blindness: ©Alamy
How Mirages Work: Jeremy Woodhouse/PhotoDisc/gettyimages
Perception vs. Reality: The Importance of Being Yourself on Social Media: ©Forster Forest/Shutterstock
Perspective in Paintings: ©Corbis
Five tricks of the senses: Girl eating ice cream cone
Why People Misperceive Crime Trends (Chicago Is Not the Murder Capital): ©Nick Rowe/Photodisc/Getty Images
Can You Think Your Way To That Hole-In-One?: ©Corbis
Video games’ visual effects leaking into our reality: ©Dm_Cherry/Shutterstock
UW scientists, biotech firm may have cure for colorblindness: ©Steve Allen/Brand X/Corbis
Augmented Reality: Photodisc/Getty Images

Nature at Work

Mesmerizing Migration: ©DLILLC/Corbis
Mountains and planning lessened punch by Hurricane Patricia: ©Stocktrek Images, Inc./Alamy
February 2017 Featured School: Nathaniel Narbonne High School: ©Don Couch/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Deadliest Known Natural Disasters By Type: ©Photo by cuellar/Getty Images
‘Forest gardens’ show how Native land stewardship can outdo nature: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Pablo Neruda: Photodisc/Getty Images
Oak Tree: Nature’s Greatest Survivor review: ©Getty Images
China Has Officially Started Construction on the World’s First “Forest City”: Peter Haigh/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Dogs Can Sniff Out Cancer With Nearly 97% Accuracy, Says Study: Comstock/Getty Images
The Benefits of Digging in the Dirt: Image Source/Getty Images
Why Dogs Have Floppy Ears: An Animated Tale: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
10 natural wonders in the United States that set records: Robert Glusic/Corbis
El Niño: Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Awesome Animals: The Piglet Squid: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
How Two Big Earthquakes Triggered 16,000 More in Southern California: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How Dogs and Humans Evolved and Migrated in Tandem: ©Lightfieldstudiosprod/Dreamstime
What is a Green Roof?: ©Stephanie Friedman/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Underdogs: The Bloodhound’s Amazing Sense of Smell: ©Per Dahl/Getty Images Royalty Free
What’s it like to live without nature?: ©Christopher Meder/Shutterstock
15 Examples of the Most Epic Metamorphoses from Youth to Adult: ROM/imagebroker/Alamy

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
7 Characteristics of Heroism: ©fergregory/Fotolia
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
Yes, scientists are actually building an elevator to space: ©Photobank gallery/Shutterstock
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
Is NASA Really Crashing a Spacecraft into an Asteroid?: ©fongfong/Shutterstock
What Hardships Did Early Explorers Face?: ©Galina Barskaya/Shutterstock
Photographing on Top of the World: ©Shutterstock

The Stuff of Consumer Culture

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

Guided by a Cause

How Cesar Chavez Changed the World: Photodisc/Getty Images
One 9 year old’s dream for changing the world — with knitting: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Homeless Hero Reader Stories: ©ArtisticCaptures/
Gitanjali Rao: Finding solutions to real problems: ©RBFried/
Decatur students get historic marker approved to memorialize MLK’s arrest, release: ©Courtesy: CSU Archives/Everett Collection Inc/Alamy
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Images
Before Rosa Parks, A Teenager Defied Segregation On An Alabama Bus: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
China Places We Protect: The Yangtze River: ©stephen rudolph/Shutterstock
This Tech Nonprofit Is Trying to Help Homeless People Get IDs: ©Kai_Wong/iStock/Getty Images
A high school student needed help with tuition, so an unlikely group stepped up: prison inmates: Photodisc/Getty Images
A moment that changed me – the Christmas I didn’t get any presents: ©Petro Feketa/
Hoping to aid veterans, Ohio teen invents physical therapy device: ©Ian Lishman/Juice Images/Corbis
Wangari Maathai: ©Shutterstock
This 12-year-old girl built a robot that can find microplastics in the ocean: ©Richard Whitcombe/Shutterstock
Farmers across India have been protesting for months. Here’s why:: ©Radiokafka/Shutterstock
12-Year-Old Invents Braille Printer Using Lego Set: Perry Mastrovito/Corbis
Life as a Young Carer: ©Kim Steele/Photodisc/Getty Images
3 brilliant inventions from a 12-year-old scientist: Planetpix/Alamy
Students ‘strike for climate’ across the United States: ©Alexander/Fotolia
Who were Las Mariposas, and why were they murdered?: ©tkacchuk/ Images

Grade 8

Culture and Belonging ©

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

E-Book Recreates a Monster: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Why do we read scary books?: ©Tom Tom/Shutterstock
Beyond the Scream: What I Learned from Horror Movies: ©Voyagerix/Adobe Stock
Finding Frankenstein: On the trail of a monster across Europe: ©YorkBerlin/Shutterstock
Movies may cause special effects on the body: ©Crazytang/Getty Images/
Not Even Science Can Figure Out Which Horror Film is The Scariest Ever Made: ©Andrey Prokhorov/Getty Images/
HP Lovecraft: The man who haunted horror fans: ©Juniors Bildarchiv/Alamy
Scientists study the thrill of a chill: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
Brain scans gauge horror flick fear factor: ©Getty Images
Lovecraft tribute still haunting on a beautiful spring day: ©
The Krampus and Fear in the Holidays: ©Sumikophoto/Shutterstock
7 Horror Movie Tricks Used To Scare You: ©Maxim Blinkov/Shutterstock
Is horror the most disrespected genre?: ©kjohansen/
Movie Monsters, Monster Movies And Why ‘Godzilla’ Endures: Photodisc/Getty Images
Hollywood Horror: The Evolution of the Horror Movie Poster: ©STILLFX/Shutterstock
Horror movies tap into a primal fear instinct in your brain: ©Fuse/Corbis/Getty Images
Can Fear Actually Be Healthy? 5 Health Effects of Halloween Horrors: ©Mix and Match Studio/Shutterstock
How to Love Horror When You’re a Weenie: ©Antonio Guillem/Shutterstock
Is That a Movie or Video Game?: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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
The past is the past? How slavery still benefits white Americans: ©Vladimir Melnik/Shutterstock
150 Years Later, Myths Persist about the Emancipation Proclamation: Library of Congress
Frederick Douglass: 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
In 1865, thousands of Black South Carolinians signed a 54-foot-long freedom petition: ©TAVEESUK/Shutterstock
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
New Year’s Eve, Day holds special meaning for Black Americans: ©Corbis
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: Images

Approaching Adulthood Jupiterimages/Getty Images

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

Anne Frank’s Legacy ©Shutterstock

Adults are remembering Elie Wiesel. But his testimony mattered most for youths.: ©Tracy Montana/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Amid Tensions, a New Portrayal of Anne Frank: ©Tracy Whiteside/Shutterstock
Researchers say Anne Frank perished earlier than thought: ©Yakovlev Sergey/Shutterstock
How can we stop the Holocaust from happening again?: ©SkunkChunk/Shutterstock
Anne, from Diarist to Icon: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Holocaust survivors reunite with the woman who cared for them after the war: ©Jonathan Noden-Wilkinson/Shutterstock
Japanese American Internment During World War II: Jeremy Woodhouse/Photodisc/Getty Images
German Parliament Votes To Recognize Mass Killing Of Armenians As Genocide: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Fear in Chemnitz: ©Thomas Perkins/Fotolia
#WeRemember: Death Marches: ©Nic Miller/Organics image library/Alamy
Anne Frank Today Is a Syrian Girl: ©Corbis
Denmark – Oral History: Niels Bamberger: ©Corbis
Why You Should Be Reading Wislawa Szymborska: ©marekuliasz/
Holocaust and memory: An alarming new study shows growing ignorance: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Anne Frank inspires new writing award: ©valiza14/Adobe Stock
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
Why Biden’s Armenian Genocide Declaration Really Is a Big Deal: ©H. Wiesenhofer/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images

The Value of Work ©Shutterstock

Here’s What Teens Think It Takes To Work In Tech: ©zimmytws/Fotolia
Changing the Destiny of People and Bicycles: ©Mr_Twister/
How Do You Create Attentive, Responsible Teens? Give ’Em Jobs!: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Best Careers for the Future: 51 Jobs for 2020 and Way Beyond!: ©vchal/Shutterstock
What turned the Wright brothers into pioneers of flight? Their library.: Images
Middle school key to college, career pipeline: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A Volunteer Placement in Sri Lanka Changed My Life: ©gallas/Fotolia
20 skills you learn volunteering to help you get a job: ©Creatas RF/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
After coronavirus subsides, we must pay teachers more: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Six Native Artists and Their Works Receive Major Recognition: ©Scenics of America/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Everyone Benefits when Middle School Students Volunteer: ©mangostock/Fotolia
Invisibles at Work, Take a Bow!: ©Tetra Images/Alamy
How to Find an Internship You’ll Value: ©Goodluz/Shutterstock
5 Ways Millennials Will Transform The Workplace In 2018: ©Helder Almeida/Fotolia
COVID-19’s essential workers deserve hazard pay: ©RonTech2000/E+/Getty Images
Shirley Raines, who brings beauty and hope to Skid Row, is CNN’s Hero of the Year: ©Shantell/
5 Ways to Find Career Ideas: Image Source/Getty Images
10 Awesome Business Ideas for Teen Entrepreneurs: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Value of Doing Nothing: ©Corbis
Helping Strangers May Help Teens’ Self-Esteem: ©Steve Debenport/ Images

Grade 9

Finding Common Ground Stockbyte/Getty Images

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

The Struggle for Freedom ©Shutterstock

Dying for Freedom: ©Corbis
The Legacy of Medgar Evers: ©sgreer721/Fotolia
Remembrances of the Mysterious, Maligned Soviet Censor: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
10 Steps to Fighting Injustice Through Social Media: ©Roberto Westbrook/Blend Images/Getty Images
Hong Kong Protesters Return to Streets as New Year Begins: ©GlebSStock/Shutterstock
Remembering the most important civil rights hero most Americans have never heard of: Courtesy of the Library of Congress
Japanese-American Relocation: ©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
Fortnite’s Civil Rights Movement Inclusion Was Well-Intentioned But Messy: ©Leo Kanaka/Alamy
The Backstory: Civil rights lessons. Why we need to learn about 1961 to better understand 2021.: ©Everett Collection Historical/Alamy
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
Between Two Worlds: Black Women and the Fight for Voting Rights: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
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

The Bonds Between Us Photodisc/Getty Images

Laughter Is Contagious, But It’s Not Alone: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Are Family Traditions Important?: Stockbyte/Getty Images
iCivics: ©Max Power/Corbis
Oxytocin: Facts About the “Cuddle Hormone”: Photodisc/Getty Images
A Basic Human Behavior Has Been Upended by COVID-19: ©Amble Design/Shutterstock
What it’s really like to have autism: ©MNStudio/Shutterstock
Joseph Kim: The Family I Lost in North Korea. And the Family I Gained.: Erik Von Weber/Digital Vision/Getty Images
How photography connects us: ©Kuzma/Shutterstock
5 Ways to Maintain Lifelong Friendships: Photodisc/Getty Images
The 13 Essential Traits of Good Friends: ©Corbis
Man fed injured fish. They’ve become unlikely friends.: ©Karl Weatherly/Photodisc/Getty Images
Black History Month: ©State Archives of Florida/Florida Memory/Alamy
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/
Online chess is thriving, a calming constant in a chaotic year: ©desifoto/
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

Sweet Sorrow Photodisc/Getty Images

Why Shakespeare’s English is still relevant today: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
On Bridges in Paris, Clanking with Love: Comstock/Getty Images
Would Shakespeare’s poisons and drugs work in reality?: ©Jupiter Images/Ablestock/Alamy
Can You Fix a Broken Heart by Writing About It?: ©Steve Debenport/
‘Sweet Sorrow: A Zombie Ballet’ Returns to the Stage for the Halloween Season: ©amygdala_imagery/E+/Getty Images
Bringing the Bard into modern day: ©Claudio Divizia/Shutterstock
What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Living With Pandemics:  ©igorstevanovic/Shutterstock
How to make someone fall in love with you, according to science: ©Getty Images
Shakespeare Inspired Robben Island Inmates, Including Mandela: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Juliet’s Wall Graffiti: ©Corbis
Romeo + Juliet: Integrating American Sign Language: ©Sergieiev/Shutterstock
Macbeth’s curse: study identifies link between sleeplessness and paranoia: Paul Burns/Digital Vision/Getty Images
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
Romeo and Juliet in the age of Covid-19: ©Robert Adrian Hillman/Shutterstock
New book celebrates the lost work of Shakespeare’s female editors: ©peepo/E+/Getty Images
When Romeo Is a Robot: ©Liz Boyd/Alamy
What can Shakespeare teach us about freedom?: ©Corbis

A Matter of Life or Death National Archives and Records Administration

‘The Holocaust did not begin with killing; it began with words.’: ©Corbis
How It Works: Putting Humans in Suspended Animation: ©Corbis
“I work as a paramedic in Sydney. What do you want to know?”: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Between Boredom and Terror: One U.S. Soldier’s Letters from Afghanistan: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A Decade Later, the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Has Left an Abyssal Wasteland: ©curraheeshutter/Shutterstock
UN endorses world’s 1st malaria vaccine as ‘historic moment’: ©Mile 91/Ben Langdon/Alamy
The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom: ©Corbis
10 Lucky Celebrities Who Escaped Disaster: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Marie Colvin obituary: U.S. Army
Anne Frank, and America’s dangerously shallow understanding of the Holocaust: ©Corbis
New ways to teach the Holocaust: ©LightField Studios/Shutterstock
Ready: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
What the rest of us can learn from the Wild Boars soccer team about the importance of survival, coping skills: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Hope, Despair, and Memory: ©Corbis
“I Was a Nazi, and Here’s Why”: ©Corbis
Who lives longest? CIA’s top 20 nations for life expectancy: ©Corbis
You’re Likely to Get the Coronavirus: ©mm88/
Tornado Safety: ©Minerva Studio/Shutterstock
How to Survive (Almost) Anything: 14 Survival Skills: ©kentoh/Fotolia
How Wilderness Survival Kits Work:

Heroes and Quests ©Corbis

What Is Ocean Exploration and Why Is It Important?: ©Snaprender/Alamy
Teen Pilot and Dad Killed in Fatal Flight Inspire Donors: Photodisc/Getty Images
SETI Reborn: The New Search for Intelligent Life: ©Kim Steele/Photodisc/Getty Images
Jade Hameister Responds to Internet Trolls by Making a Sandwich at the South Pole: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
How we showed Homer’s Odyssey is not pure fiction, with a little help from Facebook: ©DeiMosz/Shutterstock
Is NASA Really Crashing a Spacecraft into an Asteroid?: ©fongfong/Shutterstock
Plan Your Own Expedition:
Risking It All for Science: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Stark images of Shackleton’s struggle: ©Gentoo Multimedia Limited/Shutterstock
How to survive inside one of Earth’s deadliest volcanoes: Michael T. Sedam/Corbis
What is the future for travel and migration in age of COVID-19?: ©muratart/Shutterstock
NASA chief: Moon mission is in preparation for Mars: ©Gorodenkoff/Shutterstock
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
She became the first female mechanic in this country: ©monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Getty Images
China to complete ‘Heavenly Palace’ and break world record for space launches in 2022: ©3dsculptor/Adobe Stock
Kira Salak: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Russian Adventurer Completes Round-the-World Ballooning Record: ©Photographer Chris Archinet/Flickr/Getty Images

Grade 10

Ourselves and Others Image Source/Getty Images

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

The Natural World Carson Ganci/Design Pics Inc/Alamy

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

Responses to Change ©Fotolia

Bioluminescent Art: Beautiful Bacteria Glow in the Dark: Cre8tive Studios/Alamy
Gaming Can Make a Better World: ©BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
100 years ago, ‘The Rite of Spring’ incited a riot in a Paris theater: ©oleg66/
Who Gets to Claim Kafka?: ©Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock
What You Need To Know As The First COVID-19 Vaccine Heads Your Way: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Frog Fable Brought to Boil: ©D. Hurst/Alamy
How to Survive a Disaster: ©Claudiad/
Earth’s Magnetic Field Flip Could Happen Sooner Than Expected:
With Climate Change No Longer in the Future, Adaptation Speeds Up: ©Linda Bucklin/Shutterstock
Dogs ease pandemic isolation for nursing home residents: ©Corbis
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
What to do if you’re in the middle of a power outage: ©Pixsooz/Shutterstock
10,000 Year Clock: Photodisc/Getty Images
Stephen Hawking: Biography: ©plefevre/
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
Suez Canal reopens after giant stranded ship is freed: ©Carabay/Fotolia

How We See Things ©Corbis

The Common Belief Fallacy: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Man Who Invented Mars: Photodisc/Getty Images
Who Decided to Put 60 Seconds in a Minute?: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
The Amazing Ways Your Brain Determines What You See: Thinkstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
“Reality” is constructed by your brain. Here’s what that means, and why it matters.: ©Yuriy Vlasenko/Shutterstock
This Exhibition Will Help You Make Sense of Your Senses: ©Darq/Shutterstock
Inventing Telescopes: Comstock/Getty Images
Vigorous Exercise May Help Prevent Vision Loss:
Artists Who Lose Their Vision, Then See Clearly: ©C Jones/Shutterstock
Why time feels so weird in 2020: ©Andy Sotiriou/Photodisc/Getty Images
Auden’s Musée des Beaux Arts: ©C Squared Studios/Photodisc/Getty Images
The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational: ©Corbis
Where Our Magic Lives: An Introduction to Magical Realism: ©Corbis
How does the way food looks or its smell influence taste?: ©Lesterman/Shutterstock
Eight Ways Your Perception of Reality Is Skewed: ©Corbis
Your Guide to How the Eye Sees: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s one-man mission: Stocktrek Images, Inc./Alamy
Experiments show how quickly we adjust to seeing everything upside-down: ©Milton Montenegro/Photodisc/Getty Images
Sense of sight is the most important for humans, right? Your hierarchy of senses is not objective: ©DrAfter123/DigitalVision Vectors/Getty Images
Your Brain Perceives Reality By Hallucinating: ©Vinicio Chirivi/EyeEm/EyeEm/Getty Images

Absolute Power Photodisc/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
Poem of the week: Sonnet 65 by William Shakespeare: ©IgorAleks/Shutterstock
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
Bringing the Bard into modern day: ©Claudio Divizia/Shutterstock
Macbeth Defeated at Dunsinane: ©Joe Cornish/Digital Vision/Getty Images
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’: Images
New book celebrates the lost work of Shakespeare’s female editors: ©peepo/E+/Getty Images
How Dictators Come to Power in a Democracy: National Archives and Records Administration
Modern ‘Macbeth’ spills blood in the kitchen: Photodisc/Getty Images
Shakespeare, Lincoln, and Ambition: ©wynnter/
Manga ‘Macbeth’, graphic novel ‘Romeo’, it’s Shakespeare for 21st century readers: ©Danomyte/Shutterstock

Hard-Won Liberty National Archives and Records Administration

Nelson Mandela’s ‘walk to freedom’ in 1990 after his release from prison: Comstock/Getty Images
How a book club is helping to keep ex-offenders from going back to jail: Photodisc/Getty Images
Ben Franklin’s Famous ‘Liberty, Safety’ Quote Lost Its Context In 21st Century: ©joecicak/E+/Getty Images
After 39 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment, Ricky Jackson Is Finally Free: ©C Squared Studios/Photodisc/Getty Images
A Protest Moment I’ll Never Forget: ©ertyo5/iStock/Getty Images
The challenge of the past: ©John Langford/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Saudi Arabia women defy authorities over female driving ban: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
Meeting in the Middle: Youth Activism and Formal Politics in Egypt: ©Fotolia
Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Nelson Mandela: ‘Synonymous with the fight for justice and equality’: ©jeremy sutton-hibbert/Alamy
The Angry Martin Luther King:
Arab spring: an interactive timeline of Middle East protests: ©Jonathan Rashad/Flickr/Getty Images
Barrett Brown Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison in Connection with Stratfor Hack: ©eldeiv/Shutterstock
The Kurdish Project: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Protests in Hong Kong Continue, Remain Peaceful Throughout the Weekend: Photodisc/Getty Images
Remembering the most important civil rights hero most Americans have never heard of: Courtesy of the Library of Congress
The night I helped my mother escape North Korea: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
A dangerous idea offers hope for girls in Afghanistan: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Blend Images/Getty Images
Martin Luther King Jr.: Nobel Lecture: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Online social change: Easy to organize, hard to win: ©ra2studio/Shutterstock

Grade 11

Coming to America ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy

The Philosophical Differences on Immigration Between Canada and the U.S.: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Roanoke Wasn’t America’s Only Lost Colony: ©Ivy Close Images/Alamy
How Andy Serkis is bringing holographic magic to Shakespeare’s The Tempest: ©chinaface/ Images
John Smith Biography: S. Solum/PhotoLink/Getty Images
How America Thought About Refugees 70 Years Ago: ©Mitrija/Shutterstock
Biden administration will extend immigration relief to Ukrainians in the US: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Remains of Pilgrims’ Plymouth settlement unearthed: ©Scenics of America/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The strange fates of the Shakespeare First Folio: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
The History of Naturalization Requirements in the U.S.: ©Ariel Skelley/Blend Images/Getty Images
I say Hispanic. You say Latino. How did the whole thing start?: ©Roxana Gonzalez/Dreamstime
For a radical new perspective on immigration, picture the US as an ancient tree: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Ukraine war refugees: Swansea Covid field hospital beds donated: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Meet the Sacrifice Generation: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
News for All: How the Immigrant Experience Shaped American Media: ©Comstock/Getty Images
10 Questions for Charles C. Mann: ©Wikimedia Commons
Bringing Traditional Themes Into Contemporary Writing: Photodisc/Getty Images
First Encounters in the Americas: ©Constance McGuire/ Images
An Emerging Entry In America’s Multiracial Vocabulary: ‘Blaxican’: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Not So Fast, Jamestown: St. Augustine Was Here First: ©Jörg Hackemann/Fotolia
What It Means to Live Life Working in the U.S. on a Visa: ©C. Sherburne/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images

Building a Democracy ©Karl Kost/Alamy

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

The Individual and Society Photodisc/Getty Images

Bitter Sweets: joSon/Digital Vision/Getty Images
The Lesson of the Power Loom: Images
The Gold Rush of 1849: ©optimarc/Shutterstock
War of 1812: Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
Bedroom 360 Exhibit: ©esolla/
Need to Dust Off Your Social Skills?: © CREATISTA/Shutterstock
Walden Pond State Reservation: ©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
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
How social media turns online arguments between teenagers into real-world violence: ©rvlsoft/Shutterstock
Our choices may be making us more individualistic: ©Eisenhans/Fotolia
In ‘All the Wild That Remains,’ David Gessner illuminates two great writers on the American West.: ©Marco Brivio/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images

A New Birth of Freedom ©Corbis

A Time of Reckoning:
Documentary explores US exclusion of Chinese in the 1800s: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Black Leaders During Reconstruction: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
PRO AND CON: Should Confederate monuments be removed?: ©Corbis
Did Quilts Hold Codes to the Underground Railroad?: ©Eric Camden/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Civil Rights Movement: ©Luiz Felipe Castro/Flickr/Getty Images
Ida B. Wells: Library of Congress
A Cutting-Edge Second Look at the Battle of Gettysburg: ©Getty Images
A Civil War journal, up close and personal: ©Susan Law Cain/Shutterstock
3 Reasons Why Chinese Workers Were the MVP’s on the Transcontinental Railroad: HemeraTechnologiesJupiterimages/Getty Images
In 1870, Henrietta Wood Sued for Reparations—and Won: ©Billion Photos/Shutterstock
In 1865, thousands of Black South Carolinians signed a 54-foot-long freedom petition: ©TAVEESUK/Shutterstock
Where the Buffalo No Longer Roamed: ©Getty Images
‘Nurse, Spy, Cook:’ How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Food: ©Folio/Alamy
Dred Scott decision: ©Gary Blakeley/Shutterstock
In New Bedford, Frederick Douglass Finds Refuge as a Fugitive Slave: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
With slave ship Clotilda found, the work of healing a community begins: ©Andrew Jalbert/Dreamstime
New Year’s Eve, Day holds special meaning for Black Americans: ©Corbis
“Slaves of the Marriage Union”: ©Corbis
Descendants of Chinese Laborers Reclaim Railroad’s History: ©Orhan Cam/Shutterstock

An Age of Realism ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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
Mind Ablaze: ©Chaikovskiy Igor/Shutterstock
11 Outlandish Ways Aristocrats Displayed Their Wealth During the Gilded Age: ©Corbis
When Industrialists Got Rich, Architecture Went Wild: ©MedioImages/Getty Images
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
Another Obama Decision Reversed? Now It’s About Food Safety.: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Burger King’s plant-based Whopper gets glowing review – from a meat lobbyist: ©Mark Wineman/Getty Images/
America’s Gilded Age led by ‘forgettable presidents’ in post-Civil War era: ©nojustice/
Women’s Athletics a Battle for Respect: ©Corbis
Muckraking Journalist Jacob Riis and Gilded Age New York City: ©kenny1/Shutterstock
Spanish American War: ©Laurence Mouton/PhotoAlto/Getty Images
Jack London’s mark on literature: ©Corbis
Before there was coronavirus, there was yellow fever. Fear of it once gripped D.C.: ©Oteera/Shutterstock
The Women ‘Computers’ Who Revolutionized Astronomy: ©Cardens Design/Shutterstock
The Challenges and Opportunites of 21st Century Muckracking: ©Dennis MacDonald/Alamy
Robber barons and silicon sultans: ©C. Borland/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images

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

How Can Women Gain Influence in Hollywood?: ©Fotolia
I’m an engineer, not a cheerleader. Let’s abandon silly rules about gender roles.: Getty Images
Target to move away from gender-based signs: ©IMG_191 LLC/Shutterstock
Millennial pink is exposing our culture’s worst anxieties about “girly stuff”: ©Alan and Sandy Carey/Photodisc/Getty Images
In their words: how children are affected by gender issues: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Tacoma teen speaks with Dr. Jill Biden on transgender, nonbinary rights: ©J Main/Shutterstock
Where the Boys Are Not: ©Carlos Hernandez/Westend61/Corbis
10 Ways to Raise Brave Girls: Peter Mason/Cultura Creative/Alamy
Where’s Bobbi Fischer?: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Sorry to ask but … do women apologize more than men?: ©Photodisc/Getty Images
Why figuring out what’s behind a big gender paradox won’t be easy: ©Pressmaster/Shutterstock
What a 13th-Century Medieval Text Can Teach Us About Queerness and Gender: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Women Have Been Part of U.S. Combat for Years, Although Not on Front Lines: Thinkstock Images/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Meet McKenna Pope, ‘Foot Soldier’ challenging gender stereotypes: ©moodboard/Corbis
Modern day Canterbury Tales refreshes Chaucer to tell the lost stories of refugees: ©Joan van Hurck/Alamy
Wives are partly to blame for the fact that men won’t take ‘female’ jobs, professor says: ©Corbis
How Parents Influence Kids’ Gender Roles: ©AE Pictures Inc./DigitalVision/Getty Images
‘Serious ramifications’: Why unshakeable gender stereotypes prevent men from taking paternity leave: Photodisc/Getty Images
From Bruce Springsteen to Tyson Fury, men are opening up about depression: ©Corbis
The Female Thor and the Female Comic-Book Reader: ©Diverstudio/

Voices of Protest National Archives

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

Seeking Justice, Seeking Peace Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Vicky Pryce: “Prison Clearly Does Not Work”: Getty Images
Forgiveness vs. Reconciliation: ©iceteastock/Fotolia
How a Black Lives Matter protest became a community picnic with police: ©Karin Hildebrand Lau/Shutterstock
Editorial: Why Chicago violent crimes go unsolved: ©Zack Frank/Shutterstock
What Shakespeare can — and can’t — teach us about Covid-19: ©GL Archive/Alamy
Revenge: Will You Feel Better?: ©Lisa F. Young/Fotolia
Iraq’s Cycles of Revenge: Images
Wangari Maathai Biography: Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Photodisc/Getty Images
Even 3-year-olds have a sense of justice: ©michaeljung/Shutterstock
The Infectious Pestilence Did Reign: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Israeli-Palestinian basketball teams that are breaking all barriers: Photodisc/Getty Images
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
When was greatness thrust upon William Shakespeare?: Dynamic Graphics/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Was Shakespeare Aware of the Scientific Discoveries of His Time?: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
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

Teens’ Penchant For Risk-Taking May Help Them Learn Faster: ©Fuse/Getty Images
That Selfie May Be Epic, But Not Worth Your Life: ©OULAILAX NAKHONE/Shutterstock
The Overprotected Kid: ©wibs24/
The Risky Side of Creativity: Domain Specific Risk Taking in Creative Individuals:
Beowulf Is Back!: ©Juan Manuel Kreiter/Shutterstock
Tightrope Between the Towers: ©Corbis
Falling Toward Grace: ©Joggie Botma/Alamy
With the Thrills Come Extreme Risks: Maxime Laurent/Photodisc/Getty Images
Once a Risk-Taker, Always a Risk-Taker: ©Corbis
Exotic pets: Why do Americans keep dangerous animals?: Photodisc/Getty Images
A day in the life of one emergency doctor in a New York hospital during coronavirus: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
bell hooks, author and activist, dies aged 69: Comstock/Getty Images
Our Mission Is to Report These Horrors of War: ©Corbis
Richard Branson on Taking Risks: Photodisc/Getty Images
Caltech Researchers Ask: Is Risk-Taking Behavior Contagious?: ©Corbis
Beowulf Is Back!: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
To find a coronavirus vaccine, can we ethically infect people with a disease with no cure?: ©LajosRepasi/
Afghan women: Secret diaries of changing lives: ©Ragne Kabanova/Shutterstock
What Happy Teenagers Do Differently: Photodisc/Getty Images
Do Women Take as Many Risks as Men?: ©

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/
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