Photo Credits

Grade 6


Facing Fear BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Need for Speed?: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
Are Infants Afraid of Heights?: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
5 Fears Mentally Strong People Face Head-On: ©Ryan McVay/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Dr. Maya Angelou on Overcoming Fear: ©Dennis MacDonald/Alamy
What Frightens America’s Youth?: ©Elmer Frederick Fischer/Corbis
The Science of Choking Under Pressure: ©Corbis
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
How Cliff Diving Works: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
The science of stage fright (and how to overcome it):
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
How MRI Works: ©Corbis
What Really Scares People: Top 10 Phobias: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
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
Dr. Maya Angelou, Poet: ©B&Y Photography/Alamy
13 Scariest Freshwater Animals: Juniors Bildarchiv/Alamy
When fear is a weapon: How terror attacks influence mental health: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Peer-pressure fears make teens dance to same tune: ©sturti/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images

Animal Intelligence ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

Opinion: We Didn’t Domesticate Dogs. They Domesticated Us.: ©Cybernesco/iStockphoto.com
How Smart Is An Octopus?: ©Paul Whitehead /Alamy
Parrots Are a Lot More Than ‘Pretty Bird’: Stockdisc/Getty Images
Smart vultures never, ever cross the Spain-Portugal border. Why?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Police geese: A Chinese crime-fighting plan isn’t quite as ridiculous as it sounds:
A New Frontier in Animal Intelligence: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Horses are smarter than we realize: Comstock/Getty Images
What Do Cats Think About Us? You May Be Surprised: Comstock/Getty Images
Why some animals can never be domesticated: Comstock/Getty Images
Bat Echo: Rolf Nussbaumer Photography/Alamy
Cats Are Not Dependent on Humans, Study Shows: DAJ
Guard Dogs 101: What You Need to Know Before Getting a Dog for Protection: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
“Wassup, Sheep?” He Asked: ©Chase Swift/Spirit/Corbis
Monkeys Can Do Math: ©DLILLC/Corbis
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
The 10 Smartest Animals: Creatas / Getty Images
Can dogs understand what we say?: Don Mason/Blend images/Getty Images
Tool Use Found in Octopuses: ©Juniors Bildarchiv/Alamy
Just how smart is an octopus?: ©photonimo/iStockphoto.com

Dealing with Disaster ©Corbis

One of the Worst Man-Made Disasters in History: ©GoJo024/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
About Pet and Disaster Safety: ©Ermolaev Alexander/Shutterstock
Building a Rescue Roach: ©Dr. Morley Read/Shutterstock
Even kids can have a role in helping after natural disasters: ©Blend Images - KidStock/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Michael McDaniel: Cheap, Effective Shelter for Disaster Relief: Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Bill Huntington
How social media is helping Nepal rebuild after two big earthquakes: ©Martin Gillespie/Shutterstock
Bert the Turtle Ducks and Covers: National Archives and Records Administration
In Eastern Alabama, communities reel from tornado’s “annihilation”: ©D. Falconer/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
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
A Desk That Can Take a Ton of Earthquake Rubble: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Massive Fire Engulfs Beloved Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris: ©Corbis
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
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
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
Dramatic Video Shows Deadly Tsunami Hitting Greenland: ©oversnap/iStockphoto.com

Making Your Voice Heard ©Alvaro Ortiz/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

High-tech approach to taming New Mexico’s wild horses: ©mariait/Shutterstock
Syrians Speak Out Through Their Art: Dmytro Tolokonov/Alamy
Detroit students want poor school conditions addressed: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A 12-year-old app developer: Bananastock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Selfie-esteem: Teens say selfies give a confidence boost:
Cesar Chavez:
With Seattle Shelter Effort, Amazon Shows Glimmers of a ‘Good Neighbor’: Philip Kramer/Photodisc/Getty Images
How To Fight—and How Not To: ©John Langford/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Lascaux: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Power of Introverts: Dynamic Graphics/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Christo’s Newest Project: Walking on Water: Photodisc/Getty Images
Students explore fashion, promote self expression through clothing: DreamPictures/Blend Images/Corbis
Top 10 skills children learn from the arts: ©David Fischer/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Martin Luther King, Jr.: 8 peaceful protests that bolstered civil rights: ©Luiz Felipe Castro/Flickr/Getty Images
Your body language shapes who you are: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Art + Technology = New Art Forms, Not Just New Art: ©Helder Almeida/Fotolia
Texas teenager creates $20 water purifier to tackle toxic e-waste pollution: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Ai Weiwei Alcatraz tour: Legos, protest songs and prison cells: Photodisc/Getty Images
Haters Gonna Hate. Teen Girl Activists Shake it Off and Try Again: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Behold, the power of a good idea!: Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Decisions That Matter ©Radius Images/Alamy

The Real Story of Revere’s Ride: Photodisc/Getty Images
How do we make decisions?: ©Rich Legg/iStockphoto.com
Report on Desegregation in the Schools of Alabama, September 9, 1963: Comstock/Getty Images
What If: Britain and France Had Not Appeased Hitler in 1938?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How I stopped the Taliban from shutting down my school: ©Zurijeta/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Are we in control of our own decisions?: ©Corbis
Biologists Could Soon Resurrect Extinct Species. But Should They?: Photodisc/Getty Images
Brain Confidence: How Our Neurons Make Decisions: ©gecko753/Getty Images/iStockphoto.com
The Desegregation of Sturgis High School:
1969 Alcatraz Takeover “changed the whole course of history”: ©Jeff Dalton/Shutterstock
The Flight 93 National Memorial Park: Alan Becker/PhotoDisc/Getty Images
An Act of Courage: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Marie Curie: ©fStop/Alamy
The Real Story of Revere’s Ride: ©Photodisc/Alamy
Teenagers, Friends and Bad Decisions: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
News and America’s Kids: ©Hiya Images/Corbis
9/11 hero’s actions become a lesson in character: ©Corbis
Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1985: ©C. Lee/PhotoLinkPhotodisc/Getty Images
WI-Fi-enabled school buses leave no child offline: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How a paramedic’s split-second decision may have saved a Parkland student’s life: ©Corbis

What Tales Tell The Palma Collection/Getty Images

Greek Mythology: ©Vava Vladimir Jovanovic/Shutterstock
Best children’s books with wishes: REB Images/Blend Images/Corbis
Eight female authors your class should know for the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s “Emma”: ©AmandaLewis/iStockphoto.com
Shared Stories: Common themes in myths and legends across cultures: ©Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Blend Images/Getty Images
Greek Myths Have Scary Ideas About Robots and A.I.: ©Ociacia/Shutterstock
Greek Mythology: ©Henry George Beeker/Alamy
In Search of Myths & Heroes: ©Vladimirs Poplavskis/Fotolia
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
Where Did Dragons Come From?: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Archaeological Evidence of Homer’s Trojan War Found: ©Marion Bull/Alamy
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 /iStockphoto.com
Library of Congress Digs into 170 Billion Tweets: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Atlantis—True Story or Cautionary Tale?: ©DeVIce/Fotolia
‘Hamilton’ the Broadway musical is now a dazzling book: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
The Pre-Viking Legend of Ragnarӧk: ©Corbis
Was There a Trojan War?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Heroes and Legends Before Superman: ©Diverstudio/iStockphoto.com

Grade 7


Bold Actions

Zach Hodskins, One-Handed Basketball Player, Gets Shot at College Team: Getty Images
Erik Weihenmayer shows once again that barriers can be broken with ambition: Photodisc/Getty Images
Around the world…the hard way…: ©thp73/iStockphoto.com
Six Female Explorers Who Took Adventure Into Their Own Hands: ©Henn Photography/cultura/Corbis
A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia: Photodisc/Getty Images
Girl helps paramedics through sign language skills: Photodisc/Getty Images
Women Explorers: ©Vova Shevchuk/Shutterstock
Everest is becoming a conveyor belt of hikers who pay $25,000 to do the climb — these images reveal what the trek really looks like: ©kapulya/iStock/Getty Images
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
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 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

Perception and Reality

Extraordinary Artist Stephen Wiltshire Sees Cities Once, Draws Detailed Panoramas From Memory: ©Corbis
Why do we see illusions?: Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Corbis
23 Positive Subliminal Messages in Everyday Life: ©Corbis
What is a Mental Map?: ©Getty Images
Imagination Can Change What We Hear and See: ©rolffimages/Fotolia
A street magician’s tricks make everyday technology magical and mysterious: ©Corbis
Stereotypes Can Fuel Teen Misbehavior: Moment/Cultura Creative/Alamy
Truth vs. Perception vs. Reality: ©Duncan Smith/Photodisc/Getty Images
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
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
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

Nature at Work

It’s the Season: ©Ursula Alter/Getty Images
Ocean Life: ©Carlos Davila/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
Great Monarch Butterfly Migration Mystery Solved: ©Wave/Corbis
Can You Find The Mimics In America’s Largest Insect Collection?: ©Christopher Grimmer/Shutterstock
A dog has given birth to the first identical twin puppies: ©JUPITERIMAGES/Creatas/Alamy
How reintroducing wolves helped save a famous park: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Large Abelisaurus dinosaur footprint found in Bolivia: ©MELBA PHOTO AGENCY/Alamy
The Wood Wide Web: How trees secretly talk to and share with each other: ©Zu Sanchez Photography/Flickr RF/Getty Images
Beautiful X-Ray Photos Reveal Nature in New Light: Photodisc/Getty Images
Announcing the Finalists of the 12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest: ©Shutterstock
Confirmed: Your Dog Understands What You’re Saying: ©Gina Smith/Shutterstock
In 100 Years, This Forest Will Be Turned Into Secret Books By Your Favorite Writers: ©AVTG/iStockphoto.com
‘Nature Is a Powerful Teacher’: The Educational Value of Going Outside: Comstock/Getty Images
California’s worst drought in 1,200 years in pictures: Comstock/Getty Images
Why It’s Impossible to Predict When That Giant Antarctic Ice Sheet Will Split: ©Frank Krahmer/Fuse/Getty Images
Why Ravens and Crows Are Earth’s Smartest Birds: ©D. Longenbaugh/Shutterstock
Pictures: Winter Splendor Unveiled at Ice Caves: ©Corbis
Brilliant Time-Lapse of Alaska’s Northern Lights: Carol Falcetta/Flickr/Getty Images
21 Reasons Why Forests Are Important: ©Sami Sarkis (6)/Alamy
Bees May Understand Zero, a Concept That Took Humans Millennia to Grasp: ©Kuzmin Andrey/Shutterstock

Risk and Exploration

Life at the Bottom: The Prolific Afterlife of Whales: ©Getty Images
Georgia Douglas Johnson: ©Connie Barr/Shutterstock
What are the dangers of living on Mars?: ©Purestock/Alamy
In a First, Gravitational Waves Linked to Neutron Star Crash:
DeepSea Challenge: Photodisc/Getty Images
Out of Eden Walk: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Personal submarine brings ocean exploration to all: ©Andrey_Kuzmin/Shutterstock
The Next Step: ©Getty Images
Exoplanet Travel Bureau: ©Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
The new lighter-than-air race for space: ©3DSculptor/iStock/Getty Images
Explorer Vasco da Gama’s Shipwreck Found: ©Corbis
Blue Planet II: What you can do to help save our oceans: ©Shutterstock
Platforms: Submersibles: Anndrey Nekrasov/Alamy
Decade-Old Rover Adventure Continues on Mars and Earth: NASA
All Systems Go for NASA’s Mission to Jupiter Moon Europa: ©Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
Final frontiers: rainforests: ©Edmond Van Hoorick/Photodisc/Getty Images
Eating on Mars? Be Sure to Pack the Tortillas: Photodisc/Getty Images
Philae lander makes historic touchdown on comet: courtesy of 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 Stuff of Consumer Culture

Following Garbage’s Long Journey Around The Earth: ©Ulrich Mueller/Shutterstock
​Look, something shiny!: Comstock/Getty Images
Is There A Genetic Basis to Online Media Consumption?: ©DeiMosz/Shutterstock
How to Spend Money Wisely – A Guide for Teens : ©SW Productions/Stockbyte/Getty Images
Litter To Your Heart’s Content With This Seed-Bomb Coffee Cup: ©amenic181/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
Are We Genetically Inclined To Be Materialistic?: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Psychology of Holiday Impulse Buying: ©Corbis
The Hidden Beauty of a Walmart Store:
When Not Reading The Fine Print Can Cost Your Soul: ©LesByerley/iStock/Getty Images
Stuff: If That’s What You Wanted: ©PaulPaladin/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Buying begets buying: how stuff has consumed the average American’s life: ©Comstock/Getty Images
1950’s Car Culture: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Here’s How Streaming Music is Killing the Planet: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How Money Is Made: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Technology firms explore ‘second screen’ opportunity: ©sturti/E+/Getty Images
Retail Therapy: Does It Help?: ©Alamy
5 Ways “Tech Addiction” Is Changing Human Behaviour: ©Steve Debenport/iStockphoto.com

Guided by a Cause

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
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
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/iStockphoto.com
Gitanjali Rao: Finding solutions to real problems: ©RBFried/iStockphoto.com
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty 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 moment that changed me – the Christmas I didn’t get any presents: ©Petro Feketa/iStockphoto.com
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

Grade 8


Culture and Belonging ©iStockphoto.com

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

The Thrill of Horror Rubberball/Getty Images

Is horror the most disrespected genre?: ©kjohansen/iStockphoto.com
Movie Monsters, Monster Movies And Why ‘Godzilla’ Endures: Photodisc/Getty Images
Hollywood Horror: The Evolution of the Horror Movie Poster: ©STILLFX/Shutterstock
Horror movies tap into a primal fear instinct in your brain: ©Fuse/Corbis/Getty Images
Is That a Movie or Video Game?: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Can you be scared to death?: ©Shutterstock
7 Nightmarish Reads: ©Trueboy/Shutterstock
Why 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
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
Geology And Ancient Fossils Inspired H.P. Lovecraft To Write His Best Horror Story: ©Arpad Benedek/E+/Getty Images
Literary thrills and chills: the rising trend of terror for teens: ©ostill/Shutterstock
Interview With A Vampire Maker – The Face Behind The Horror: ©Jandrie Lombard/Shutterstock
Social Lessons from Our Favorite Horror Movies: ©Bornfree/Shutterstock

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

Sojourner Truth: Library of Congress
The Revised Dred Scott Case Collection: History of Dred Scott: ©Corbis
The Star-Spangled Banner: Comstock/Getty Images
English professor digitizes historic slave manuscript in Library of Congress: ©Tetra Images/Tetra Images/Getty Images
Crispus Attucks, Martyr for Freedom and Champion of Liberty: ©Science History Images/Alamy
Black soldier’s letter offers rare view of Civil War: ©Eunice Harris/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
A century after Harriet Tubman died, scholars try to separate fact from fiction: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Statue of Liberty: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Harriet Tubman: American Hero: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Slave Rebellions: A Timeline: Library of Congress
What Does It Mean for America to Put Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill?: ©Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Battle Lines: A Graphic History of the Civil War: Dynamic Graphics/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Frederick Douglass On How Slave Owners Used Food As A Weapon Of Control: ©stockelements/Shutterstock
What the Emancipation Proclamation Didn’t Do: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery: ©webking/iStockphoto.com
How the Civil War Changed Modern Medicine: ©Corbis
African American Spirituals: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Solving a Civil War Photograph Mystery: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Lincoln-Douglas Debates: ©Gary Blakeley/Fotolia
In the 1800s, a freed slave built bridges across the South: ©Gene Ahrens/Alamy

Approaching Adulthood Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Psychology says you need to achieve these 3 goals to become an adult: Hemera Technologies/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
True Facts About Teens and Media, Now & Then: ©Tetra Images/Corbis
10 Things Teens Should Know About Money: Marcus Clackson/Photodisc/Getty Images
How Long is Someone an Adolescent?: Comstock/Getty Images
Quinceañeras often symbolize family’s hard work, success: ©Stockbyte/Jupiterimages/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
Apache Girl’s Rite of Passage: ©Corbis
Mindful Warriors: Meditation for Teenagers: ©vladm/Shutterstock
How puberty prepares adolescents for adulthood through changing face perceptions: Purestock/Getty Images
Self-Defense Tips for Teens: Comstock/Getty Images
How to Stop Negative Thinking: ©Noel Hendrickson/Digital Vision/Getty Images
The Impulsive “Teen Brain” Isn’t Based in Science:  ©Corbis
Why ‘Eighth Grade’ is the most painfully real middle-school movie you’ve ever seen: ©Sage78/iStockphoto.com
How Adulthood Happens: ©Jodi Matthews/iStockphoto.com
Graduating from high school: Tears, fears and peers: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
Researchers Study Effects Of Social Media On Young Minds: ©martiapunts/iStock/Getty Images
Teens, Your Brain Needs Real Food: ©Steve Debenport/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Teens and Sleep: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Think Like a Child: Comstock/Getty Images

Anne Frank’s Legacy ©Shutterstock

Holocaust Survivor: Without Music, “I Wouldn’t Be Alive”: ©Thinkstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Otto Frank talks about Anne’s diary: ©pio3/Shutterstock
German Propaganda Archive: Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
This POW kept a secret diary that showed daily life in a concentration camp: ©Sunil Singh/Fotolia
Anne Frank’s Amsterdam: Photodisc/Getty Images
Deep Survival: Anne Frank’s Extraordinary Act of Survival: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Surviving Genocide in Rwanda: ©Corbis
How Hans and Sophie Scholl’s White Rose Movement Fought Back Against the Nazis: ©Andrew Ward/Life File/Photodisc/Getty Images
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
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
Anne Frank Today Is a Syrian Girl: ©Corbis
Denmark – Oral History: Niels Bamberger: ©Corbis
Why You Should Be Reading Wislawa Szymborska: ©marekuliasz/iStockphoto.com
Holocaust and memory: An alarming new study shows growing ignorance: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

The Value of Work ©Shutterstock

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

Grade 9


Finding Common Ground Stockbyte/Getty Images

Doris Kearns Goodwin On Lincoln And His “Team Of Rivals”: ©Tim Mainiero/Shutterstock
Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum: ©Corbis
Native American ‘Warriors’ Mark Military Service: Comstock/Getty Images
The self-reliant individual is a myth that needs updating: ©Valentyn Volkov/Shutterstock
In ‘The New Face Of America,’ Journalist Alex Wagner Saw Herself: ©Michael Matisse/Photodisc/Getty Images
What Unites These States?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Is Abraham Lincoln the Most Unifying President in U.S. History?: ©Corbis
How to connect and find common ground in any situation: ©Divine Images/PeopleImages.com/Media Bakery
Can Architecture Help Solve the Israeli-Palestinian Dispute?: ©Paul Fisher/Fotolia
A Cause Unites Unlikely Partners in South Wales: Joshua Ets-Hokin / PhotoDisc / Getty Images
Olympic refugee team greeted as heroes on return to Kenya camp: ©Jessica L Archibald/Shutterstock
The Words That Remade America: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
South African Town Accused of Keeping Apartheid Alive: ©Corbis
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial: Comstock/Getty Images
Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots: ©Leland Bobbe/Digital Vision/Getty Images
The barrier-breaking power of learning someone else’s story: ©Stockbroker X/Media Bakery
We Don’t Have to Choose Between Fossil Fuels and Green Energy: ©Getty Images
Why Your Family Name Was Not Changed at Ellis Island: philipus/Alamy
Novel Finding: Reading Literary Fiction Improves Empathy: ©tayindigo/Fotolia
How to disagree productively and find common ground: ©Hero Images/Hero Images/Getty Images

The Struggle for Freedom ©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
‘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
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
An Oral History of the March on Washington: National Archives
LBJ Civil Rights Gambit Set Stage for Modern Maneuver: LBJ Library photo by Cecil Stoughton/Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
Brother Outsider: Hisham Ibrahim/Photodisc/Getty Images
Who is Martin Luther King Jr. to us, 50 years later?: ©Image Source/Getty Images
The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela review – one man’s otherworldly patience: ©Alessia Pierdomenico/Shutterstock
NAACP: A Century in the Fight for Freedom: ©Library of Congress
Women’s rights under Iran’s revolution: ©Monica Lau/Photodisc/Getty Images
Martin Luther King Jr. ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech Anniversary: Who Organized the March on Washington?: ©Everett Collection Inc/Alamy
The U.S. Constitution Needs You: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage: Library of Congress
Shifting Gears: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Instead of Saying “Life’s Not Fair,” Teach Her How to Fight Injustice: ©andriano.cz/Shutterstock

The Bonds Between Us Photodisc/Getty Images

Why I Gave Up a High-Paying Corporate Career to Start a Charity: ©Alamy
Do Twins Have a Mysterious Connection?: ©Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Schoolkids Write Adorable Book About Orphaned Orangutan: ©Alan and Sandy Carey/Photodisc/Getty Images
Virtual reality can help make people more compassionate compared to other media, new Stanford study finds: ©LightField Studios/Shutterstock
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
Here’s Why Childhood Friendships End, According to Science: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Chimps Display a Hallmark of Human Behavior: Cooperation: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Survival of the Friendliest: Sean Justice/Corbis
You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.: ©Image Source/Getty Images
U.S. Olympic Athlete Gives Up Team Spot to Twin Sister: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
A Best Friend? You Must Be Kidding: ©Floresco Productions/Corbis
The best friendships never die: Randy Faris/ Corbis
Smartphones may serve as digital security blankets: ©View Apart/Shutterstock
The Japanese Festival of the Dead: Obon: ©Akira Kaede/Photodisc/Getty Images
A father-daughter dance—in prison: BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Newborns Can Bond to a “Mother” from a Different Species: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Rural schools often the heart of small E. Washington towns: ©Mark Karrass/Corbis

Sweet Sorrow Photodisc/Getty Images

Elizabethan Theatre Conventions: ©Tracy Whiteside/Shutterstock
Shakespeare Conspiracy Theory: ©Terry Sirrell/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
There’s No Such Thing as Everlasting Love (According to Science): ©Corbis
A chronicle of Afghanistan’s modern-day Romeo and Juliet: ©Jean-Philippe Tournut/Flickr Open/Getty Images
He’s Supposed to Marry a Japanese Princess. Just Don’t Call Him Her Fiancé.: ©Pigprox/Shutterstock
Ten Out-of-the-Ordinary Valentine’s Day Customs: ©Corbis
Letters Of Heartbreak Find Some Love In Verona, Italy: Comstock/Getty Images
Review: Kate Tempest, a Young Poet Conjuring Ancient Gods: ©Elerium/iStockphoto.com
Falling in love is the easy part: ©Corbis
People banded together to find the world’s loneliest frog true love: ©MarkMirror/iStock/Getty Images
‘Gnomeo & Juliet’: Shakespeare, Cheerfully Plastered: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
Romeo, Romeo, what’s Julian Fellowes done to you?: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Shakespeare and the Classics: Plutarch, Ovid, and Inspiration: ©volk65/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Shakespeare’s Source Material: Hemera Technologies/Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A Visit to the Museum of Broken Relationships:
Can You Die of a Broken Heart?: ©Alamy
Science of Love: Heartbreak: ©Getty Images/iStockphoto.com
To the brain, getting burned, getting dumped feel the same: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Romeo and Juliet’s balcony scene: ©D. Normark/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why Do We Fall in Love?: ©Mike Kemp/Rubberball Productions/Getty Images

A Matter of Life or Death National Archives and Records Administration

What the rest of us can learn from the Wild Boars soccer team about importance of survival, coping skills: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Hope, Despair, and Memory: ©Corbis
Experiment is Crowdfunding Science Projects; Just Don’t Ask Them to Find Bigfoot: Stockbyte/Getty Images
How the flu turns deadly: ©Pears2295/Getty Images/iStockphoto.com
How to Survive (Almost) Anything: 14 Survival Skills: ©kentoh/Fotolia
How Wilderness Survival Kits Work:
Making the risky crossing: ©Corbis
Seat Belts: Get the Facts: ©leolintang/Shutterstock
Goodbye to Berlin: Postcards from Nazi Germany Tell Story of the Kindertransport: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt: ©Mie Ahmt/E+/Getty Images
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
Six Tornado Survivor Stories: Corbis
Chernobyl Might Get a Second Life as a Solar Power Plant: ©C. Sherburne/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
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
East Aleppo’s last hospital destroyed by airstrikes: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
Sixty Years Later, the Story of PT-109 Still Captivates: ©Corbis
Mine Kafon: Wind-blown landmine clearance: ©Corbis
How to Survive a Natural Disaster: ©Blend Images - REB Images/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images

Heroes and Quests ©Corbis

The Quest to End the Flu: Steve Hix/Somos Images/Corbis
Can Travel Change You?: ©Corbis
Why exploration matters—and why the government should pay for it: ©Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
The Road to Resilience: ©Premysl/Shutterstock
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
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
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
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

The “Lottery” Letters: Stockbyte/Alamy
Conquering Cliques in School: Artville/Getty Images
America’s War on Language: Todd Davidson/Getty Images
A History in Which We Can All See Ourselves: ©Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock
How Watching a Good Deed Elevates and Inspires: ©Nick Clements/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Social Networking Sites and Politics: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
‘Writing Was Always an Act of Losing Control’: An Interview with Etgar Keret: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Growing up black in America: here’s my story of everyday racism: ©Dan Kosmayer/Shutterstock
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
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
Mirror Image: Twins and Identity: ©Corbis
RACE: Are We So Different?: ©4774344sean/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
American Indian Boarding Schools Haunt Many: ©Katrina Brown/Alamy
Ursula K. Le Guin Was a Creator of Worlds: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The United States Flag: © Digital Vision/Getty Images
Supreme Court Decision Making: Jupiterimages/Getty 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

The Natural World Carson Ganci/Design Pics Inc/Alamy

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
Planetary Science: Caught in the Act: ©Corbis
Technology That Imitates Nature: ©stocksnapper/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Biblical bee-keepers picked the best bees: ©StudioSmart/Shutterstock
12 Surprising Facts About Starfish: ©Tony Sweet/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Tasmanian devil milk fights superbugs: ©Patsy A. Jacks/Shutterstock
Using nature’s genius in architecture: Ted Foxx/Alamy
In Midwest, Bringing Back Native Prairies Yard by Yard: Radius Images/Getty Images
Your home is a jungle inhabited by 100 different species: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Brazilian Explorers Search “Medicine Factory” to Save Lives and Rainforest: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Urban Wildlife Refuges Highlight Nature That’s Closer Than You Think: ©duckeesue/Shutterstock
Tardigrades—the microscopic, oddly cute toughest animals on Earth—explained: ©Hero Images/Getty Images

Responses to Change ©Fotolia

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
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
Birdbrain Breakthrough: ©CMCD/Photodisc/Getty Images
Human Biological Adaptability: ©S. Wanke/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
McKinley vs. Denali: Who Decides Names on a Map?: ©Robert Glusic/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Marvel of Marfa: ©Kevin Taylor/Alamy
The Day the Universe Changed: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why Isn’t the U.S. on the Metric System?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Rising seas threaten to drown important mangrove forests, unless we intervene: ©apomares/iStockphoto.com
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit: ©Image Source/Getty Images
Metamorphosis: Animal Shape-Shifters: ©Stephane Bidouze/Shutterstock
How Writing Changed the World: ©kmiragaya/Fotolia
Power from the people: Rural Electrification brought more than lights: ©Corbis
Guerilla Gardener Sparks Food Revolution in South Central LA: ©Getty Images

How We See Things ©Corbis

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

Absolute Power Photodisc/Getty Images

Macbeth Defeated at Dunsinane: ©Joe Cornish/Digital Vision/Getty Images
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
All Power Tends to Corrupt: Bilderbuch/Design Pics/Corbis
Can Shakespeare help reform prisoners?: ©Corbis
Pol Pot’s Shadow: ©Tim Hall/Photodisc/Getty Images
Watergate Scandal: ©Corbis
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/iStockphoto.com
Manga ‘Macbeth’, graphic novel ‘Romeo’, it’s Shakespeare for 21st century readers: ©Danomyte/Shutterstock
When Satire Becomes Art: Library of Congress
An Interview with Poet Patricia Smith: ©hxdbzxy/Shutterstock
James Thurber Lost Most of His Eyesight to a Tragic Childhood Accident: ©Tischenko Irina/Shutterstock
Macbeth’s encounter with the witches: ©Corbis
Macbeth’s curse: study identifies link between sleeplessness and paranoia: Paul Burns/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Why Shakespeare Matters: Joshua Ets-Hokin / PhotoDisc / Getty Images
Toil and Trouble: The Curse of Macbeth: ©Leonard Mc Lane/Digital Vision/Getty Images

Hard-Won Liberty National Archives and Records Administration

Civil Disobedience: ©Richard Nowitz/National Geographic/Getty Images
Why did Gandhi march 240 miles for salt?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Living under ISIS rule—and then escaping it: Artville/Getty Images
Freedom Writer: Hemera Technologies/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Gene Sharp: How to Start a Revolution: ©wong yu liang/Shutterstock
American Experience: Freedom Riders: Blend Images/ColorBlind Images/Getty Images
Children of the Fifty-Sixers: Growing up in Hungarian Chicago: ©Ron Chapple/Creative/Corbis
Uganda’s Bobi Wine: ‘Tortured’ pop star MP returns home: Hemera Technologies/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The War Over King’s Legacy: ©Luiz Felipe Castro/Flickr/Getty Images
Malala Yousafzai’s Courage: ©Corbis
White clergymen urge local Negroes to withdraw from demonstrations: ©Stephen Firmender/Shutterstock
Gandhi statue removed from African university over claims of racism: ©popovaphoto/iStockphoto.com
Mixtape of the Revolution: Photodisc/Getty Images
Film Review: ‘Selma’: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Social Media Sparked, Accelerated Egypt’s Revolutionary Fire: ©Robert Churchill/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Martin Luther King was no prophet of unity. He was a radical: ©Uncle Leo/Shutterstock
Teaching Gandhi’s Nonviolent Principles in a Violent Time: ©PA Images/Alamy
French Revolution: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution: ©rostislav foursa/Alamy
AI is sending people to jail—and getting it wrong: ©oneword/iStock/Getty Images

Grade 11


Coming to America ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy

Remains of Pilgrims’ Plymouth settlement unearthed: ©Scenics of America/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The strange fates of the Shakespeare First Folio: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
How Andy Serkis is bringing holographic magic to Shakespeare’s The Tempest: ©chinaface/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
I say Hispanic. You say Latino. How did the whole thing start?: ©Roxana Gonzalez/Dreamstime
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
An Emerging Entry In America’s Multiracial Vocabulary: ‘Blaxican’: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
‘Beautiful Games’: An Interactive Map: Photodisc/Getty Images
What It Means to Live Life Working in the U.S. on a Visa: ©C. Sherburne/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Race to Save the World’s Disappearing Languages: ©Corbis
Destination America: Comstock/Getty Images
Not So Fast, Jamestown: St. Augustine Was Here First: ©Jörg Hackemann/Fotolia
Remarks by the First Lady at City College of New York Commencement: ©F. Schussler/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Augmented Reality Recreates A New York City Not Seen for Centuries: ©Scenics of America/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Seeing Opportunity In A Question: “Where Are You Really From?”: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
U.S. Immigration Before 1965: Comstock/Getty Images
Hernán Cortés Biography: Ocean/Corbis
BORDERLINE: ©stellalevi/iStock/Getty Images

Building a Democracy ©Karl Kost/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
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
Abigail Adams, Founding Mother: Getty Images
Louisiana Purchase: ©traveler1116/iStockphoto.com
How the Louisiana Purchase Changed the World: ©Corbis
This Engraved Infographic of the Revolutionary War Is From 1871: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Global Impact of the American Revolution: ©wong yu liang/Shutterstock
“Yankee Doodle” – Traditional: History of an American folk song: ©Milos Luzanin/Getty Images/iStockphoto.com
Religion and the Founding of the American Republic: Eyewire/Getty Images
When Slavery Is Erased From Plantations: ©Kevin Burke/Corbis
The Poisoning of King George III: ©Corbis
The Sharpened Quill: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
George Washington’s letter to Jewish community becomes musical call to action: ©Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Digital Vision/Getty Images
6 Unsung Heroes of the American Revolution: ©VisionsofAmerica/Joe Soehm/Digital Vision/Getty Images

The Individual and Society Photodisc/Getty Images

Creativity in the Wild: ©Tetastock/Fotolia
The Hudson River School: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Invention of the Telegraph: ©Photodisc/Getty Images
New humanities class explores the history of the ‘self’ from B.C. to VR: Photodisc/Getty Images
Did the United States put its own citizens in concentration camps during WWII?: ©Corbis
Mexican-American War: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Why Are Millennials Narcissistic? Blame Income Inequality: ©Sverre Haugland/Image Source/Corbis
See Why Thoreau’s Walden Still Inspires: ©Everett Collection Inc/Alamy
Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson and the War That Changed Poetry, Forever: ©Joseph Becker/Fotolia
What are the effects of isolation in the mind?: ©gpointstudio/Shutterstock
A Masterly Emily Dickinson Movie: ©Christian Kosanetzky/imagebroker/Alamy
How the California Gold Rush echoes in Silicon Valley: ©Vladislav Gurfinkel/Shutterstock
A Poet Who Pushed (and Recycled) the Envelope: ©Valentin Agapov/Shutterstock
Modern History Sourcebook: Harriet Robinson: Lowell Mill Girls: ©Pavel L Photo and Video/Shutterstock
Using data from social networks to understand and improve systems: Photodisc/Getty Images
Emily Dickinson Was Fiercer Than You Think: ©Lynne Furrer/Shutterstock
Lowell Mill Women Create the First Union of Working Women: Library of Congress
Studies in Scale: Excerpts from The Gorgeous Nothings: ©artkamalov/Shutterstock
9 Core Behaviors of People Who Positively Impact the World: ©John Wilkes Studio/Corbis
6 Afro-Latinos Open Up About What It Means To Be Black And Latino: ©John Langford/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

A New Birth of Freedom ©Corbis

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
“Slaves of the Marriage Union”: ©Corbis
Descendants of Chinese Laborers Reclaim Railroad’s History: ©Orhan Cam/Shutterstock
Photography and the Civil War, 1861–1865: ©Corbis
In His Own Words: Remembering Poet Robert Hayden: ©Marvin Dembinsky Photo Associates/Alamy
The Perilous Lure of the Underground Railroad: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Old Friends Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Made History Together.: Photodisc/Getty Images
A War of Words: ©valzan/Shutterstock
Blacks, Baseball, and the Civil War: ©Comstock/Getty Images
The Words That Remade America: Library of Congress
Hiram R. Revels Biography:
The Civilian Experience in the Civil War: ©Fotosearch/Photolibrary
Did the Civil War Achieve Equality? Stephen Kantrowitz’s ‘More Than Freedom’: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Pulling Down the Statue of King George III, New York City: ©Wikimedia Commons
Group Working To Publicize 1867’s ‘Fourth Of July To Remember’: Photodisc/Getty Images
Building the Transcontinental Railroad: ©Savushkin/E+/Getty Images
How technology and capitalism shaped America after the civil war: ©Corbis

An Age of Realism ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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

The Modern World Photodisc/Getty Images

New Study Says We Could Be Alone in the Universe: ©snvv/Adobe Stock
The Dawn of the Singularity: ©Illustration Art/Alamy
Mass Exodus From the Plains: National Archives and Records Administration
Three Reichs, You’re Out: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Mind-reading robots are no longer science fiction: ©metamorworks/Shutterstock
The Harlem Renaissance: Thinkstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Devices That Know How We Really Feel: ©Hero/Corbis
Aaron Douglas’s Magisterial Aspects of Negro Life: Nikreates/Alamy
Extracting the Woodchuck: ©Design Pics RF/Getty Images
How to colonize Venus, and why it’s a better plan than Mars: ©StockTrek/Photodisc/Getty Images
Welcome to the Matrix: Are Humans Just a Computer Simulation?: Photodisc/Getty Images
How did the advent of television impact politics?: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Vietnam War Protests: ©Christopher Penler/Alamy
Stock Market Crash of 1929: Image Source/Getty Images
A Lost Work by Langston Hughes Examines the Harsh Life on the Chain Gang: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Is the Internet Hurting Children?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Kent State Incident: Photodisc/Getty Images
Robert Frost Biography: ©Radius Images/Corbis
Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact: ©Atanas Bezov/Getty Images/iStockphoto.com
The AI Revolution Is On: Dynamic Graphics/Getty Images

Grade 12


Chasing Success ©Andres RodriguezFotolia

Don’t think too positive: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Fail Better: ©Colin Anderson/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Q and A with Malcolm: ©James Lauritz/Digital Vision/Superstock
Total Failure: The World’s Worst Video Game: ©Fuse/Getty Images
Chasing Success Is No Way to Achieve It: ©Flamingo Images/Shutterstock
What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland’s School Success: SuperStock RF/SuperStock
Youth sports ‘spill over’ to career success: ©Steve Hix/Somos Images/Corbis
What turned the Wright brothers into pioneers of flight? Their library.: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Education Innovation in the Slums: ©Photodisc/Alamy
Happiness doesn’t follow success: it’s the other way round: ©michaeljung/Shutterstock
What if the Secret to Success Is Failure?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
The key to success? Grit: ©Yuri Arcurs/Shutterstock
Moving Innovation in Education Forward: ©Goodluz/Shutterstock
Measuring Success in the Game of Life: ©Chones/Shutterstock
Why Ambition Could Make You Rich, but Not Happy: ©Corbis
Finnish Education Chief: ‘We Created a School System Based on Equality’: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Luck and Skill Untangled: The Science of Success: ©Comstock Images/Getty Images
How Praise Became a Consolation Prize: ©Randy Faris/Corbis
Why Are Superachievers So Successful?: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Eugene O’Neill Biography: ©Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Gender Roles ©Fotolia

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

Voices of Protest National Archives

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
Aung San Suu Kyi Biography: ©Tim Hall/Photodisc/Getty Images
How a Ragtag Band of Reformers Organized the First Protest March on Washington, D.C.: R. Morley/PhotoLink/Getty Image
Uprooted: ©DLILLC/Corbis
Fans Sticking It to the Man: Sports Edition: ©Brasil2/iStockphoto.com
Blogging the Slow-Motion Revolution: An Interview with China’s Huang Qi: Photodisc/Getty Images
‘Next Stop Is Vietnam’: A War In Song: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Ai Weiwei – from criminal to art-world superstar: ©Spondylolithesis/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
A Harvard study identified the precise reason protests are an effective way to cause political change: ©Comstock Images/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
From Walden to the White House: ©Corbis
Protesters Out to Reclaim King’s Legacy, but in Era That Defies Comparison: ©Shutterstock
Brazil’s Students Occupy Schools In Rio De Janeiro To Protest Conditions Ahead Of Olympics: Photodisc/Getty Images
Five protest poets all demonstrators should read: ©Mat Denney/Flickr/Getty Images
Address at the Conclusion of the Selma to Montgomery March: ©Luiz Felipe Castro/Flickr/Getty Images
Activism Or Slacktivism? How Social Media Hurts And Helps Student Activism: ©Goodluz/Shutterstock
Democrats end House sit-in protest over gun control: ©Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Digital Vision/Getty Images
After Gun Control Marches, ‘It’ll Go Away’ vs. ‘We Are Not Cynical Yet’: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Seeking Justice, Seeking Peace Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

The Israeli-Palestinian basketball teams that are breaking all barriers: Photodisc/Getty Images
A modern take on the timeless tragedy of ‘Hamlet’: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Kenya’s running champions walk 800km to break ‘cycle of violence’: ©Fotolia
The Fertility and Futility of Hatred: ©Corbis
Schoolyard conflicts may be linked to serious health problems later in life, research shows: ©SpeedKingz/Shutterstock
Was Shakespeare Aware of the Scientific Discoveries of His Time?: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
Art in the aftermath: healing the victims of trafficking and slavery: ©Don Couch/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
‘Map: Collected and Last Poems,’ by Wislawa Szymborska: ©Radka Tesarova/Shutterstock
Collective reparation in Colombia: when everyone suffers from the ravages of war: ©Filippo Manaresi/Moment Open/Getty Images
The curious history of the Nobel Peace Prize: ©dimbar76/Shutterstock
Should U.S. pay reparations for slavery? U.N.-appointed experts think so: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Letting it go: Take responsibility, make amends, forgive yourself: ©iceteastock/Fotolia
Revenge and the people who seek it: ©Thomas Perkins/Fotolia
Revenge really is sweet: study shows the mood-enhancing effect of retaliation: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Colombian Duque’s bid to change peace deal rattles sabers, but war unlikely: ©rchphoto/iStock/Getty Images
On Forgiveness: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Kenya and Wangari Maathai: Taking Root: Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Photodisc/Getty Images
A Wild, ‘Burning’ Journey Back To Old Mexico: ©GlowImages/Alamy
In one small Mexican town, the citizens become armed vigilantes to take on a drug gang: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The children trapped by Albania’s blood feuds: ©Poligrafistka/DigitalVision Vectors/Getty Images

Taking Risks ©Deddeda/Design Pics/Corbis

Teens aren’t just risk machines – there’s a method to their madness: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Are Pit Bulls Really Dangerous?: ©CMCD/Photodisc/Getty Images
The 10 Most Dangerous Jobs and How Much They Pay: ©Jules Frazier/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Real Risks of Texting and Driving: Thinkstock / Getty Images
Grand Canyon Stunts Over the Years: ©Christophe Testi/Shutterstock
Extreme sports: What are the risks?: ©Germanskydiver/Shutterstock
Things Every Courageous Leader Knows: ©Karramba Production/Shutterstock
What makes space travel so dangerous?: courtesy of NASA
The Science—and Art—of Taking Risks: ©Karl Weatherly/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why Are We Addicted To Extreme Sports?: ©2happy/Shutterstock
Challenger Disaster: courtesy of NASA
28 Years Ago, Challenger Shuttle Disaster Gave NASA Painful Lesson: ©Corbis
Wild Things Next Door: Dangers of Exotic Pets: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Hurricane Harvey shows benefits, risks of turning to social media in disaster: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
As Cars Get Safer, Drivers Take More Risks: ©Paul Guzzo/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Sacrifice Amid the Ice: Facing Facts on the Scott Expedition: ©Raldi Somers/Fotolia
Should I let my child take more risks?: Image Source/Getty Images
Why Success Makes Us Risk Averse: ©Goran Djukanovic/Shutterstock
5 wild risks taken by top entrepreneurs: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Kids (Who Use Tech) Seem to Be All Right: ©Ron Levine/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images

Finding Ourselves in Nature ©Corbis

What Can Bees Teach Us About Gang Warfare?: ©Old Dog Photography/Flickr/Getty Images
Hug a tree – the evidence shows it really will make you feel better: Comstock/Getty Images
Rick Bass on his new story collection, ‘For a Little While’: ©Jeff Vanuga/Spirit/Corbis
Poetry and the Environment: ©Samuel Borges Photography/Shutterstock
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
Reader View: The wilderness can handle bikes: ©Raphael Daniaud/Shutterstock
Nature Poems: Comstock/Getty Images
The Nature Cure: Mina Doroudi Photography/Flickr/Getty Images
Bucket lists are a good way to ruin the experience of nature: ©NoemiC/iStock/Getty Images
The Best Tool for Helping Damaged Young People—Nature: ©Matthew Williams-Ellis/Shutterstock
Connecting prisons with nature: ©YuriyS/iStockphoto.com
William Carlos Williams: ©Siede Preis/Photodisc/Getty Images
‘Rainbow Lightning’: One of Mother Nature’s Rare Shows: ©Morey Milbradt/Brand X/Corbis
What if nature, like corporations, had the rights of a person?: Bruce Golden/Digital Vision/Getty Images
How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain: Comstock/Getty Images
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal – review: ©FourOaks/iStock/Getty Images
As Grand Canyon National Park turns 100, a man hikes the entire length to save it: ©Erik Harrison/Shutterstock

For Argument's Sake


Should Physical Education Be Required in School?: ©Alistair Berg/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Should the Government Have a Say in Our Diets?: Bananastock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Is the Gender Pay Gap a Myth?: 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