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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
Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos): ©All-a-Shutter/Alamy
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
Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Lake’: ©Peter Wey/Fotolia
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

Animal Intelligence ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

What Is Your Dog Thinking? A Psychological Guide: Comstock/Getty Images
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
Orcas communicating: ©Fer Gregory/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
Masters of Disguise—Amazing Insect Camouflage: ©Antonio Clemens/Shutterstock
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
Animal Intelligence: How We Discover How Smart Animals Really Are: Photodisc/Getty Images
African Bird “Cries Wolf” to Steal Food: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
An IQ test for animals?: Creatas / Getty Images
Bees ‘get’ addition and subtraction, new study suggests: ©Dmytro Khlystun/Shutterstock
Study: Ants create stable tunnels in nests, much like humans play Jenga: ©Narupon Nimpaiboon/Dreamstime

Dealing with Disaster ©Corbis

Housing the Victims of Natural Disaster: ©John Nakata/Corbis
Landslide Safety: ©Alfsky/
Johnstown Dam Tragedy: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
How frigid polar vortex blasts are connected to global warming: ©Dreef/iStock/Getty Images
What to do if you’re in the middle of a power outage: ©Pixsooz/Shutterstock
Hurricane Hunters Association: Courtesy National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Can We Predict Earthquakes?: ©John Nakata/Corbis
Building a Rescue Roach: ©Dr. Morley Read/Shutterstock
Even kids can have a role in helping after natural disasters: ©Blend Images - KidStock/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Suez Canal reopens after giant stranded ship is freed: ©Carabay/Fotolia
One of the Worst Man-Made Disasters in History: ©GoJo024/ Images
About Pet and Disaster Safety: ©Ermolaev Alexander/Shutterstock
Bert the Turtle Ducks and Covers: National Archives and Records Administration
In Eastern Alabama, communities reel from tornado’s “annihilation”: ©D. Falconer/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Masks and gloves are saving lives—and causing pollution: ©Siede Preis/Photodisc/Getty Images
Michael McDaniel: Cheap, Effective Shelter for Disaster Relief: Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Bill Huntington
How social media is helping Nepal rebuild after two big earthquakes: ©Martin Gillespie/Shutterstock
A Desk That Can Take a Ton of Earthquake Rubble: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Massive Fire Engulfs Beloved Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris: ©Corbis
Global Climate Change Interactive Features: ©Sino Images/Getty Images

Making Your Voice Heard ©Alvaro Ortiz/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Nelson Mandela: Photodisc/Getty Images
A Jazzed-Up Langston Hughes: ©Getty Images
What Is Fashion?: ©Pop Paul-Catalin/Shutterstock
Not Up for Debate—Southside student is national champion: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The not-so-secret life of a TikTok-famous teen: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
‘Herd Mentality: Are we programmed to make bad decisions?: Comstock/Getty Images
Fighting big farm pollution with a tiny plant: ZenShui/Michele Constantini/Getty Images
Write your story, change history: ©bo1982/
The hidden power of smiling: Comstock/Getty Images
This ASL interpreter steals the show at rap concerts: Rubberball/Getty Images
Watch: Quarantined Italians are singing their hearts out. It’s beautiful.: ©Corbis
High-tech approach to taming New Mexico’s wild horses: ©mariait/Shutterstock
Why Introverts Can Be Great Leaders: Photodisc/Getty Images
Why Are Shirt Buttons on Different Sides for Men and Women?: Stockdisc/Getty Images
Marjory Stoneman Douglas, “Mother of the Everglades”: ©John Anderson/Fotolia
With a gay protagonist, Pixar short ‘Out’ makes history: ©Pimpak/Adobe Stock
Selfie-esteem: Teens say selfies give a confidence boost:
Syrians Speak Out Through Their Art: Dmytro Tolokonov/Alamy
Egypt’s Oldest Known Art Identified, Is 15,000 Years Old: Karl Weatherly/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Power of Journaling: ©BlueSkyImage/Shutterstock

Decisions That Matter ©Radius Images/Alamy

Mark Bezos: A Life Lesson from a Volunteer Firefighter: Photodisc/Getty Images
Wilma Mankiller, Cherokee Chief and First Woman to Lead Major Tribe, Is Dead at 64: ©Comstock Images/Getty Images
Colin Powell: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Last stop — graduation: Utah refugee’s nearly 5-hour commute pays off: ©Syda Productions/Shutterstock
Decatur students get historic marker approved to memorialize MLK’s arrest, release: ©Courtesy: CSU Archives/Everett Collection Inc/Alamy
What Happened to the Two Other Men on Paul Revere’s Ride?: jStock/Fotolia
Rosa Parks: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
Having Too Many Choices Is Making You Unhappy: ©asierromero/Fotolia
A war of independence that divided American colonies: ©Ivy Close Images/Alamy
A high school student needed help with tuition, so an unlikely group stepped up: prison inmates: Photodisc/Getty Images
Little Rock Central High School: National Historic Site: ©Robert W. Ginn/Alamy
Flight 93: ©Mikhail Starodubov/Shutterstock
Wilma Mankiller: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Thurgood Marshall: ©Glynnis Jones/Shutterstock
Farmers across India have been protesting for months. Here’s why:: ©Radiokafka/Shutterstock
A Pep Talk from Kid President to You: Photodisc/Getty Images
Saving a Lost Language: Oliver Gerhard /Alamy
Decision-Making Strategies: SW Productions/Photodisc/Getty Images
Linda Brown obituary: ©Douglas Toombs/Shutterstock
Who were Las Mariposas, and why were they murdered?: ©tkacchuk/ Images

What Tales Tell The Palma Collection/Getty Images

Where Did Dragons Come From?: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Archaeological Evidence of Homer’s Trojan War Found: ©Marion Bull/Alamy
‘Hamilton’ the Broadway musical is now a dazzling book: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
The Pre-Viking Legend of Ragnarӧk: ©Corbis
Fairy Tales Are Over 6,000 Years Old: ©SongSpeckels/
More ‘disease’ than ‘Dracula’—how the vampire myth was born: ©Ysbrand Cosijn/Shutterstock
Library of Congress Digs into 170 Billion Tweets: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Atlantis—True Story or Cautionary Tale?: ©DeVIce/Fotolia
The World’s Oldest Papyrus and What It Can Tell Us About the Great Pyramids: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why Myths Still Matter: Hercules and His 12 Healing Labors: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How we showed Homer’s Odyssey is not pure fiction, with a little help from Facebook: ©DeiMosz/Shutterstock
20 Must-Read Middle Grade Fairytale Retellings: ©Federico Caputo/Alamy
Was There a Trojan War?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
King Arthur: Bradley Mason/Vetta/Getty Images
Why Are Dragons Important in Chinese Culture?: ©imagebroker/Alamy
Why Black Panther’s representation matters, according to the cast: ©Ocean/Corbis
Quiz: What YA mythological tale should you read next?: ©connel/Shutterstock
The Tragic Myth of the Sun God’s Son: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Author Says a Whole Culture—Not a Single “Homer”—Wrote “Iliad,” “Odyssey”: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Mark Twain: ©Folio/Alamy

Grade 7

Bold Actions

Bessie Coleman: ©National Geographic Image Collection/Alamy
Tightrope Between the Towers: ©Corbis
The Early History of Bungee Jumping: ©Karl Weatherly/Photodisc/Getty Images
Historic Photos Celebrate Pioneering Black Explorer: ©Kris Grabiec/Shutterstock
The First All-Black Team Will Climb Mount Everest Next Year: ©Nicole Kucera/Moment/Getty Images
“Space Dive” Success: Baumgartner Breaks Skydive Record, Sound Barrier: ©Denis Tabler/Shutterstock
Stray dog Arthur bonds with adventure team: paul prescott/Alamy
Dashrath Manjhi Road: ©Stephanie Friedman/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
20 unmissable extreme sports (and where to try them): ©German-skydiver/iStock/Getty
bell hooks, author and activist, dies aged 69: Comstock/Getty Images
The Red Tail Squadron: Honoring Tuskegee Airmen: [none provided:] Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Photo Shoot
Why I’m rowing across the Pacific: ©Corbis
Henry Worsley, a British Adventurer Trying to Cross Antarctica, Dies at 55: ©Frank Krahmer/Fuse/Getty Images
Crossing the Ocean Blue: ©Getty Images
Why does Amelia Earhart still fascinate us?: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Afghan women: Secret diaries of changing lives: ©Ragne Kabanova/Shutterstock
How Wingsuit Flying Works: Darryl Leniuk/Digital Vision/Getty Images
That Selfie May Be Epic, But Not Worth Your Life: ©OULAILAX NAKHONE/Shutterstock
Is it more difficult for vegans to push themselves to physical extremes?: ©Martin Gillespie/Shutterstock
Are polar bear plunges good for you?: 157179753.jpg

Perception and Reality

3D movie reveals hidden dimensions of universe: ASO FUJITA/a.collectionRF/amana images inc./Alamy
As Life Slips By: Why Eye Movement Doesn’t Blur the Picture: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Neuroscience of Imagination: ©Gwoeii/Shutterstock
Event Horizon: How Space Changes Your Perspective On Life: ©Juergen Faelchle/Shutterstock
Why time feels so weird in 2020: ©Andy Sotiriou/Photodisc/Getty Images
Magnified photos expose the secret beauty of sand grains: Comstock/Getty Images
Beauty Is in the Brain of the Beholder: ©Andrea Danti/Fotolia
What Can Magicians Teach Us about the Brain?: ©Surkov Dimitri/Shutterstock
See what U.S. bills would look like with all women on them: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Eight Ways Your Perception of Reality Is Skewed: ©Corbis
How your brain sees the world, according to Kepler: ©Tatiana Makotra/Shutterstock
Secrets Behind the Sidewalk: How 3D Sidewalk Art Is Made: Ingram Publishing/Alamy
Change the Way You Look at Things and the Things You Look at Change: ©irin-k/Shutterstock
AR app lets kids with cancer escape into an imaginary world: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Your Brain Perceives Reality By Hallucinating: ©Vinicio Chirivi/EyeEm/EyeEm/Getty Images
Pokémon GO: U.S. Holocaust museum asks players to stay away: ©Christian Richter/Westend61 GmbH/Alamy
Escher’s gravity-defying waterfall: ©Oleksiy Fedorov/Kalium/Age Fotostock
Robot Takes Recovering Child to Her Seat in Class: ©Andersen-Ross/Corbis
You Can’t See This (Mind Tricks): Dimitri Vervitsiotis/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
10 Surprising Ways Senses Shape Perception: Shutterstock

Nature at Work

Nature: Now Showing on TV: ©Corbis
Why are there so many arches at Arches?: Nicholas Pitt/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Less Algae, Not Clearer Water, Keeps Tahoe Blue: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A Chinese perspective on Autumn: ©Photolibrary
The allure of fluorescence in the ocean: ©Hannu Viitanen/Hemera/Getty Images
How radical gardeners took back New York City: ©Yellow Dog Productions/DigitalVision/Getty Images
National Parks: ©Darren J. Bradley/Shutterstock
The Amazon Basin: Philip Coblentz ©Brand X Pictures
The Curiosity of Animal Camouflage: ©EW CHEE GUAN/Fotolia
15 striking photos from the best wildlife photographers of the year: ©Shutterstock
Calculate Your Dog’s Age With This New, Improved Formula: ©Michael Pettigrew/Shutterstock
The Best Tool for Helping Damaged Young People—Nature: ©Matthew Williams-Ellis/Shutterstock
Ah, Wilderness! Nature Hike Could Unlock Your Imagination: Getty Images
Help your local honey bees: Plant a bee-friendly garden: ©ElementalImaging/E+/Getty Images
Just How Big Is the Ocean?: ©PBNJ Productions/Blend Images/Corbis
Connemara’s 435m-year-old fossil starfish confirmed as new species: ©Getty Images
Surfers ride glowing bioluminescent waves: ©Duncan Selby/Alamy
Is It Better to Plant Trees or Let Forests Regrow Naturally?: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Underwater Volcano Is Earth’s Biggest: Corbis
Bird ID Skills: How to Learn Bird Songs and Calls: William Leaman/Alamy

Risk and Exploration

The Biggest Physical Risk of Exploration Today Is Carpal Tunnel: Alamy
Sir Ranulph Fiennes in Marathon des Sables record bid: ©Fotolia
NASA Finally Found A Spacecraft It Lost Almost 2 Years Ago: ©PaulPaladin/Alamy
Explore the Largest Known Volcanoes: ©Elena Kalistratova/Vetta/Getty Images
NASA Astronauts Vote From Space: ©Andrey Armyagov/Shutterstock
China to complete ‘Heavenly Palace’ and break world record for space launches in 2022: ©3dsculptor/Adobe Stock
10 Offbeat Things Humans Have Launched into Space: ©Corbis
The Sea Women of South Korea: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Fighting for Visibility:
How Much Would It Cost To Live On Mars?: ©peepo/E+/Getty Images
This 12-Year-Old Is (Probably) The Youngest Person To Ever Find A Comet: ©StockTrek/Photodisc/Getty Images
New ‘Selfie’ MicroSatellite Captures Images of Chinese Space Station: ©3DSculptor/iStock/Getty Images
Meet the Incredible Woman Who Seeks to Be the First Female to Row from Japan to San Francisco: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Path to Mars: Deep Space Mission: ©Ian Lishman/Juice Images/Corbis
The New Arecibo Message: ©Phototreat/iStock/Getty Images
Five ways artificial intelligence can help space exploration: ©Paper Boat Creative/DigitalVision/Getty Images
Retirement Plan: Transatlantic Kayak Expedition: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Silent Darien: The gap in the world’s longest road: ©rchphoto/ Images
These Wild Robots Will Compete to Explore the Last Frontier on Earth: ©craftvision/iStock/Getty Images
What makes a hero?: ©sirtravelalot/Shutterstock

The Stuff of Consumer Culture

How Teenagers Spend Money: Comstock/Getty
With a Few Bits of Data, Researchers Identify ‘Anonymous’ People: ©Pressmaster/Shutterstock
Souvenirs are an important part of the holiday experience: ©D. Hurst/Alamy
People Are Paying Insane Amounts of Real Money for “Virtual Real Estate”: ©karamysh/Shutterstock
The Mask Barons of Etsy: ©Nenad Aksic/Shutterstock
Will The 2020s Be Like The Roaring 20s?: ©Pictorial Press Ltd/Alamy
Too Much TV Linked to Future Fast-Food Intake: Alamy
You can’t talk about millennials without mentioning this:
Economy in The 1950s: ©ollyy/Shutterstock
Why People With Disabilities Want Bans On Plastic Straws To Be More Flexible: MNPhoto/Alamy
The Invisible Way That Marketers Set the Menu for Your Thanksgiving Feast: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Google Self-Driving Car Project: ©Eddie J. Rodriquez/Shutterstock
Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures: ©Alexander Gordeyev/Shutterstock
A student’s perspective on technology in her school and classroom: Tetra Images/Alamy
Get ready for a future in which your favorite products act like helicopter parents: ©laurent/
What Would You Do if You Won the Lottery?: ©Danilo Calilung/Corbis
The Psychology Of Vanity Sizing: Photodisc/Getty Images
The 11 Ways That Consumers Are Hopeless at Math: ©Steve Williams/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Berlin Duo Launch a Supermarket With No Packaging: ©Thomas La Mela/Shutterstock
Impossible foods: how startups are changing what we eat – in pictures: ©Jaimie Duplass/Fotolia

Guided by a Cause

Study: Social Media Helps with Teenage Empathy, Awareness: ©kurhan/Shutterstock
Social Change: ©maxstockphoto/Shutterstock
The 10 Most Generous Nations in the World: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
The Student Walkout Against Gun Violence, in Photos: ©Zoe/Fotolia
Meet the COVID-19 frontline heroes: Getty Images Royalty Free
6 Black Heroes of the Civil War: ©Phillip Reeves/Dreamstime
Jack Andraka, the Teen Prodigy of Pancreatic Cancer: Photodisc/Getty Images
Antioch Teens Raising Money to Help Orphans in Ethiopia: ©Bartosz Hadyniak/Vetta/Getty Images
Believe: ©Corbis
Biblioburro: The amazing donkey libraries of Colombia: Purestock/Getty Images
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life and work propelled women’s equality front and center: ©FSO/Alamy
Peace First Prize Rewards Youth Who Are Making a Difference: Getty Images
Selma to Montgomery March: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
Why I Don’t Use A Smart Phone: ©D. Hurst/Alamy
How Misty Copeland is empowering at-risk youth through dance: ©demidoff/Shutterstock
‘Speak up!’ — ‘Sesame Street’ tackles racism in TV special: ©Corbis
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America: Letter From the President: ©SnowWhiteimages/Shutterstock
How this guide dog helps one blind triathlete chase her Paralympic dream: ©Shutterstock
7 Scientific Facts About the Benefit of Doing Good: ©sezer66/Shutterstock
Map of the Freedom Riders Route: ©kickstand/E+/Getty Images

Grade 8

Culture and Belonging ©

Coming from nothing makes giving all the more important to refugees: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Students, Swedish-Americans swap immigrant stories: ©Shutterstock
How African Immigrants Are Creating a New Identity for Themselves in Houston: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Stuck Between Two Cultures: ©
National Hispanic Heritage Month: 157603965.jpg
Top 5 Influences on Regional Cooking in the United States: mrslevite/Fotolia
Embracing My Chinese-American Identity: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Nationality, identity and the pledge of allegiance: ©S. Meltzer/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
A Young Immigrant’s Inspiring Story of Survival Moves the Internet to Take Action: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
Marvel’s “Shang-Chi” jabs, flips Asian American film cliches: ©Corbis
Ellis Island: ©Gary/Fotolia
When These Latinos Tell Immigration Stories, They Push Beyond Fairy Tales: Hill Street Studios/ Getty Images
Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs: ©Carolyn lagattuta/Flickr/Getty Images
I am Indian American, and it’s 2017. But I still get asked ‘What are you?’: ©TheFinalMiracle/Shutterstock
Deaf Individuals Explain What It Means To Be Deaf: ©Huntstock/Disability Images/Getty Images
Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos): ©All-a-Shutter/Alamy
Why Bilinguals Are Smarter: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Cross-border life in Juárez, El Paso: Work, family—and long waits: ©Denis Jr. Tangney/E+/Getty Images
New Beginnings: Immigrant Women and the American Experience: ©Shutterstock
Am I rootless, or am I free? ‘Third culture kids’ like me make it up as we go along: ©fergregory/Fotolia

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

Where opera & abolitionist heroine Harriet Tubman meet: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Frederick Douglass’ Take on Independence Day: The Library of Congress
Fleeing To Dismal Swamp, Slaves And Outcasts Found Freedom: ©Brian Yarvin/Corbis
Children of the Civil War: On the Home Front: ©DenGuy/iStock Unreleased/Getty Images
Boston Art Commission Votes To Remove Emancipation Memorial From Park Square: ©sutham/Shutterstock
Underground Railroad: Primary Source Documents: ©Circa/Imagezoo/Getty Images
Who Was Edmund Pettus?: ©Radius/SuperStock
Alabama Senate Passes Confederate Monuments Bill: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Stop making second American Civil War clickbait: ©Georgijevic/E+/Getty Images
Reconstruction and Its Aftermath: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Classic Slave Narratives: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
“I Will be Heard!”: Abolitionism in America: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Harriet Tubman Wins Unofficial Vote to Be on $20 Bill: ©Library of Congress
New photo shows ‘beautiful, resilient’ Harriet Tubman: ©Library of Congress
6 Southern Unionist Strongholds During the Civil War: ©chapin31/iStock/Getty Images
What Is Critical Race Theory, and Why Is It Under Attack?: ©Laurence Gough/
A Free Man’s Letter to A Former Slaveowner in 1865: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
5 things you didn’t know about Frederick Douglass: ©Corbis
The American Civil War Then and Now: ©steheap/Fotolia
Final Confederate statue coming down in New Orleans: ©Corbis

Approaching Adulthood Jupiterimages/Getty Images

How Volunteer Work for Teens Works: ©mangostock/Shutterstock
Why Air Force Cadets Ought to Study Philosophy: Photodisc/Getty Images
Teaching Teenagers to Cope With Social Stress: ©godfer/Fotolia
Teens struggle to combat conformity: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Disability activist shares biggest tips for young people who want to make a difference: ©wellphoto/Shutterstock
When Does Adulthood Really Begin?: ©D. Hurst/Alamy
10 Supreme Court Cases Every Teen Should Know: Image Ideas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Teen Night Owls Struggle To Learn And Control Emotions At School: ©Dean Drobot/Shutterstock
The distracted teenage brain: ©slobo/E+/Getty Images
Teens around the world are lonelier than a decade ago. The reason may be smartphones.: ©fizkes/Shutterstock
Why teenagers take risks: ©djgis/Shutterstock
When I Grow Up: © jon challicom / Alamy
6 takeaways about teen friendships in the digital age: ©ra2studio/Shutterstock
Does Your Mother Still Do Your Laundry?: ©sirtravelalot/Shutterstock
Black interns: ‘You just need to give us a chance’: ©Flamingo Images/Shutterstock
Psychology says you need to achieve these 3 goals to become an adult: Hemera Technologies/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Jon Savage on his documentary “Teenage”: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Most Students Don’t Know When News Is Fake, Stanford Study Finds: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Should the Voting Age be 16?:
Young, Black Native activists say it’s time to appreciate Indigenous diversity: ©funky-data/iStock/Getty Images

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
Aberystwyth: Holocaust refugee meets woman who fled Syrian war: Stockbyte/Getty Images
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

The Value of Work ©Shutterstock

3 Awesome Teen Entrepreneurs Who Will Put You to Shame: ©Push Pictures/Somos Images/Corbis
Why Taking Breaks Will Help You Get More Work Done: ©Aaron Amat/Shutterstock
Today’s Teens: More Materialistic, Less Willing to Work: Purestock/Getty Images
How to Develop a Work Ethic and Be an Amazing Employee: ©Beau Lark/Fancy/Corbis
Why we need to praise kids’ teachability, not just their ability.: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Getty Images
16-Year-Old Chess Prodigy Defeats World Champion Magnus Carlsen: ©Comstock/Getty Images
African-American Girl Blazing a Trail Through Chess: ©Corbis
Local girl collects shoes, makes a world of difference: Comstock/Getty Images
Debunking The Millennials’ Work Ethic “Problem”: Brand X Pictures/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Migrant Farm Workers: Our Nation’s Invisible Population: ©Corbis
John Legend: Success Through Effort: ©Scott Chernis/Alamy
Wildlife and celebrity photographer reveals secrets behind most iconic shots: ©rdonar/Shutterstock
Sorry, Strivers: Talent Matters: ©Svemir/
Cool Jobs (That Pay!): Comstock/Getty Images
This 14-year-old turned down a $30M buyout offer: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Professional Students: Benefits and Risks of Working While in High School: ©Steve Debenport/iStock/Getty Images
Kizzmekia Corbett, an African American woman, is praised as key scientist behind COVID-19 vaccine: ©jarun011/iStock/Getty Images
Malorie Blackman’s ‘dynamic imaginary worlds’ win her the PEN Pinter prize: ©pelfophoto/Shutterstock
Cool Jobs: Sports Science: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
From World’s Fair to Maker Faire: Isaac Asimov: ©Liz Boyd/Alamy

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
‘I’m a Friendship Expert, This Is How Many Friends You Need’: ©
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

The Struggle for Freedom ©Shutterstock

Manal al-Sharif: A Saudi Woman Who Dared to Drive: ©RCH/Fotolia
Finishing the Dream: ©Nancy Louie/E+/Getty Images
How Sojourner Truth used photography to help end slavery: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Speech on Campus: ©Jorge Salcedo/Shutterstock
Study of 2020 Protests Shows Difference Between Reality and Perception: ©Rawpixel/iStock/Getty Images
The librarian who defied the Taliban: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
Slavery’s Last Stronghold: ©Lagui/Shutterstock
Emancipation Proclamation: Library of Congress
Why a Free Media Means a Free Society: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Robert Kraft teams with Jay-Z, Meek Mill in starting criminal justice reform organization: ©Josef Kubes/Alamy
8 Leaders Who Carry On Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy: ©Karin Hildebrand Lau/Shutterstock
Around the world, protesters take to the streets in solidarity with Iranian women: ©thomas koch/Shutterstock
The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela: William J. Clinton Presidential Library
An Oral History of the March on Washington: National Archives and Records Administration
The New Separate and Unequal: ©Comstock/Getty Images
How 19th-Century Women Used Department Stores to Gain Their Freedom: Photodisc/Getty Images
Pastor Says Fight for Civil Rights Looks Different in 2021: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Joseph Sohm/Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
Solomon Northup: ©Cyrille Gibot/Alamy
The Argentine mother who took on the Junta dictatorship over her ‘disappeared’ son: ©Lawrence Manning/Spirit/Corbis

The Bonds Between Us Photodisc/Getty Images

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

Sweet Sorrow Photodisc/Getty Images

Shakespeare in lockdown: Did he write King Lear in plague quarantine?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Elizabethan Playhouses, Actors, and Audiences: ©Steve Gorton/Getty Images
Hip-Hop and Shakespeare: ©Corbis
With Utah’s concerns about youth suicide, should students study ‘Romeo and Juliet’?: ©monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Getty Images
When was greatness thrust upon William Shakespeare?: Dynamic Graphics/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
All the World’s a Stage for Shakespeare, But We No Longer Understand Him: ©Tracy Whiteside/Shutterstock
Romeo and Juliet: The Sources of the Plot: ©valzan/Shutterstock
Retellings of ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ ranked: ©Fer Gregory/Shutterstock
Kate Tempest: a winning wielder of words: ©AndreyTTL/E+/Getty Images
No, Shakespeare isn’t being ‘canceled,’ says this teacher accused of doing it: ©Castleski/Shutterstock
Elizabethan Theatre Conventions: ©Tracy Whiteside/Shutterstock
A Modern-Day Tale of Romeo and Juliet: ©Vladimir Melnik/Fotolia
Is There Love at First Sight?: Photodisc/Getty Images
10 Ways Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk: Bananastock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
WWII love letters tell of romance and tragedy: ©Izzzy71/Dreamstime
How to read Shakespeare for pleasure: ©Steve Vidler/Alamy
Ten Out-of-the-Ordinary Valentine’s Day Customs: ©Corbis
Can you die of a broken heart? Science proves ‘broken heart syndrome’ is real.: ©blackie/Getty Images/
Teen Brains, Under Construction: PhotoAlto/Getty Images
Marriage and Family in Shakespeare’s England: Eyewire/Getty Images

A Matter of Life or Death National Archives and Records Administration

Goodbye to Berlin: Postcards from Nazi Germany Tell Story of the Kindertransport: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt: ©Mie Ahmt/E+/Getty Images
Making the risky crossing: ©Corbis
Seat Belts: Get the Facts: ©leolintang/Shutterstock
A Newly Digitized Logbook Documents Life and Death on a Slave Trading Ship: ©HOORAY!/Alamy
Natural Disasters: ©Corbis
Six Tornado Survivor Stories: Corbis
Chernobyl Might Get a Second Life as a Solar Power Plant: ©C. Sherburne/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Tales of the Super Survivors: ©Lisa F. Young/Getty Images/
How weaponizing the body’s immune system can deliver a cure for cancer: ©Ashok Tholpady/Alamy
Man shelters 300 dogs from Hurricane Delta in Mexico home: ©arhendrix/Shutterstock
East Aleppo’s last hospital destroyed by airstrikes: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
Sixty Years Later, the Story of PT-109 Still Captivates: ©Corbis
11 crazy facts about getting struck by lightning (and how to avoid it): Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Fire Escapes Are Evocative, But Mostly Useless: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
What You Need To Know As The First COVID-19 Vaccine Heads Your Way: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Sunflowers Melt Fukushima’s Nuclear “Snow”: Photodisc/Getty Images
How Near-Death Experiences Work: Photodisc/Getty Images
Mine Kafon: Wind-blown landmine clearance: ©Corbis
How to Survive a Natural Disaster: ©Blend Images - REB Images/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images

Heroes and Quests ©Corbis

What Is Ocean Exploration and Why Is It Important?: ©Snaprender/Alamy
The Girl Who Swims With Sharks: ©Mika Specta/Fotolia
5 Qualities of Incredibly Heroic Leaders: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Shackleton’s Ad – Men Wanted for Hazardous Journey: ©The Studio Dog/Photodisc/Getty Images
This kite could harness more of the world’s wind energy:  102151240.jpg
Yes, scientists are actually building an elevator to space: ©Photobank gallery/Shutterstock
Plan Your Own Expedition:
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
Meet the agoraphobic globetrotter who uses Street View to ‘travel’ the world: ©Brian Atkinson/Alamy
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
15 Unexplored Corners of the Earth: ©Corey Hochachka/Design Pics/Getty Images
Are All Movie Heroes the Same Person?: Photodisc/Getty Images

Grade 10

Ourselves and Others Image Source/Getty Images

‘Going with the Crowd’ Causes Us to Make the Wrong Choices: ©Creativemarc/Shutterstock
What Does Free Speech Mean?: ©Aaron Amat/Shutterstock
Three Clergymen, Three Faiths, One Relationship: Corbis
Strangers Spot People with Compassionate Genes in Seconds: ©Don Couch/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
A Syrian Refugee’s Story: ©John Langford/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How do children choose a best friend?: ©Estrada Anton/Shutterstock
Agreeing to Disagree: © Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Crisis Guide: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Photodisc/Getty Images
What happens in the brain when you learn a language?: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Blend Images/Alamy
Human Flow: ©Ken Usami/Photodisc/Getty Images
At 16, Coco Gauff’s voice is already as strong as her serve: ©andresr/E+/Getty Images
Attacks against Asian Americans are on the rise. Here’s what you can do: ©leolintang/Shutterstock
Our choices may be making us more individualistic: ©Eisenhans/Fotolia
CEOs say how you treat a waiter can predict a lot about character: Photodisc/Getty Images
Conflict Resolution Skills: ©Monica Lau/Photodisc/Getty Images
Stuck in an awkwardness vortex? Here’s how to embrace the cringe: ©Dennis Fagan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Revisiting Ursula K. Le Guin’s Novella About Interplanetary Racism: ©Gorodenkoff/Shutterstock
How Conformity Can Be Good and Bad for Society: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Flag Burning and Free Speech: Comstock/Getty Images
In-groups, out-groups, and the psychology of crowds: ©Corbis

The Natural World Carson Ganci/Design Pics Inc/Alamy

Planetary Science: Caught in the Act: ©Corbis
Technology That Imitates Nature: ©stocksnapper/ Images
Biblical bee-keepers picked the best bees: ©StudioSmart/Shutterstock
12 Surprising Facts About Starfish: ©Tony Sweet/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Nature crisis: Humans ‘threaten 1m species with extinction’: ©Snowshill/
The Best Tool for Helping Damaged Young People—Nature: ©Matthew Williams-Ellis/Shutterstock
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
Coronaviruses Often Start in Animals — Here’s How Those Diseases Can Jump to Humans: ©2630ben/Fotolia
Is It Better to Plant Trees or Let Forests Regrow Naturally?: ©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
Don Cheadle: ‘Plastic Is a Problem’: ©ead72/Adobe Stock
Monstrous ‘murder hornets’ have reached the US: ©Sergio Yoneda/Shutterstock
The googly eyes of the mantis shrimp inspire new optical sensors: ©Howard Chew/ Images
Life After People: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Theodore Roosevelt and the Environment: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Responses to Change ©Fotolia

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
‘Life may change for us all’: How we respond to the coronavirus crisis will be defining, historians say: ©Production Perig/Adobe Stock
Tornado Safety: ©Minerva Studio/Shutterstock
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/
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit: ©Image Source/Getty Images
Why do people react differently when confronting the same threat?: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Heard, Felt, but Barely Seen: How a Volcano Severed Tonga from the World: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Metamorphosis: Animal Shape-Shifters: ©Stephane Bidouze/Shutterstock
How Writing Changed the World: ©kmiragaya/Fotolia
Power from the people: Rural Electrification brought more than lights: ©Corbis
Guerilla Gardener Sparks Food Revolution in South Central LA: ©Getty Images
Man shelters 300 dogs from Hurricane Delta in Mexico home: ©arhendrix/Shutterstock
Natural Disasters: ©Corbis
The Battered Old Car That Drove My Father’s American Dream: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Mass Extinctions: Photodisc/Getty Images

How We See Things ©Corbis

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
10 Surprising Ways Senses Shape Perception: Shutterstock
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
‘Zoom Dysmorphia’: How Video Conferencing Can Wreck Our Self-Image: ©fizkes/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
How did 16 photographs change the way we see the world?: ©YsaL/
Why People Misperceive Crime Trends (Chicago Is Not the Murder Capital): ©Nick Rowe/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Decline of Violence: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
An eyetooth for an eye: A rare transplant restores sight to blinded woman: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
Animal Navigation: ©WoodenDinosaur/
Did Stone Age cavemen talk to each other in symbols?: Texas Department of Transportation

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

American Roots of the Indian Independence Movement: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Freedom of the Mind: ©Corbis
Saudi Arabia elects up to 17 female councilors in historic election: ©Patrik Dietrich/Fotolia
Quiz: What’s Your Freedom Type?: ©Gary/Fotolia
How to Protect Civil Liberties in a Pandemic: ©Chris Aubrey/Alamy
A Battle between Voting Laws and Voting Rights: ©Ryan Rodrick Beiler/Shutterstock
Welcome to the World’s Nicest Prison: ©Henglein and Steets/Cultura Creative/Alamy
South Sudan: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How the Arab Spring Became the Arab Cataclysm: ©freshidea/Fotolia
Spring Awakening: How an Egyptian Revolution Began on Facebook: ©DeiMosz/Shutterstock
I’ve been fighting for freedom for years; now, I do it as an American citizen: ©Paul Hennessy/Alamy Live News
The librarian who defied the Taliban: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Joseph Sohm/Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
There’s a war on books in prisons. It needs to end.: ©stocknroll/iStock/Getty Images
A Ride Home from Prison: ©S. Alden/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Lady Liberty’s Radical History: ©etraveler/Shutterstock
Without the Right to Protest, America Is Doomed to Fail: ©Bastiaan Slabbers/iStock Unreleased/Getty Images
Around the world, protesters take to the streets in solidarity with Iranian women: ©thomas koch/Shutterstock
Civil Disobedience: ©Richard Nowitz/National Geographic/Getty Images
Why did Gandhi march 240 miles for salt?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Grade 11

Coming to America ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy

Destination America: Comstock/Getty Images
U.S. Immigration Before 1965: Comstock/Getty Images
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
Fort Mose: America’s Black Colonial Fortress of Freedom: ©Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
U.S. broadens immigration program for Haitian migrants, citing humanitarian crisis: ©dk_photos/iStock/Getty Images
Seeing Opportunity In A Question: “Where Are You Really From?”: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
‘One Nation with News for All’: Newseum looks at Ethnic media in America: ©John Langford/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Hernán Cortés Biography: Ocean/Corbis
BORDERLINE: ©stellalevi/iStock/Getty Images
5 Powerful and Influential Native American Women:  ©Michelle Gilders/Alamy
Navajos share stories about their past, the world: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
U.S. Immigration Since 1965: ©Adam Hester/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
How America became Italian: ©Hola Images/Getty Images
CONQUISTADORS: ©Constance McGuire/ Images
How Immigrants Created America’s Mixtape: Stockbyte/Getty Images
America, The Startup: How European Settlers Launched The Most Entrepreneurial Economy In The World: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
My Day One: From the Streets of Lahore to the Heart of Texas: ©DK Dixon/Fotolia
King Philip’s War: Gaja Snover/Alamy
Should America Take Down Monuments That Romanticize Conquistadors?: ©Neil Beer/Photodisc/Getty Images

Building a Democracy ©Karl Kost/Alamy

The Many Faces of Alexander Hamilton, Just in Time for the Fourth: ©Stocktrek Images/Alamy
Just A Few Important Words About The Declaration Of Independence: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Thank Your Taxes: ©topseller/Shutterstock
13 Fascinating Facts About Abigail Adams: ©Billion Photos/Shutterstock
The Real Story of Revere’s Ride: ©S Solum/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Alamy
10 Things You May Not Know About the French and Indian War: Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
Phillis Wheatley: ©Shutterstock
The Letter That Won the American Revolution: Hartnett/Hanzon/Photodisc/Getty Images
‘The Biggest Fireworks Show’ Means More Air Pollution This Fourth Of July: ©Tomwang112/iStock/Getty Images
Women in the American Revolution: ©North Wind Picture Archives/Alamy
The Real Birth of American Democracy: ©Wikimedia Commons
A democracy deficit plagues the US and the European Union: ©Image Source/Getty Images
The Stamp Act Riots, 250 Years Ago: ©Comstock/Getty Images
A New Museum of the American Revolution, Warts and All: ©Mark Karrass/Corbis
21 Things You May Not Know About the U.S. Constitution: ©larry1235/Shutterstock
How The Voting Rights Act Came To Be And How It’s Changed: ©adamkaz/Getty Images
Phillis Wheatley: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why the Colonies Most Galvanizing Leader Never Became a Founding Father: ©Centaur/Fotolia
The day the Constitution was adopted: ©webking/
American history unfolds in ‘Assassin’s Creed 3’: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock

The Individual and Society Photodisc/Getty Images

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
Why a German Photographer Trained His Lens on 100-year-old Models: ©Kiselev Andrey Valerevich/Shutterstock
How do children choose a best friend?: ©Estrada Anton/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
Civic Participation: ©Lisa F. Young/Shutterstock
Attacks against Asian Americans are on the rise. Here’s what you can do: ©leolintang/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
The surprising downsides of empathy: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How Conformity Can Be Good and Bad for Society: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
The issues behind Jefferson and Hamilton’s rivalry are still alive two centuries later: ©Karl Kost/Alamy
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Funny Civil War: ©steheap/Fotolia

A New Birth of Freedom ©Corbis

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
Land and the roots of African-American poverty: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
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
How Urban Design Can Make or Break Protests: ©Jonathan Rashad/Flickr/Getty Images
Pulling Down the Statue of King George III, New York City: ©Wikimedia Commons
Group Working To Publicize 1867’s ‘Fourth Of July To Remember’: Photodisc/Getty Images
Building the Transcontinental Railroad: ©Savushkin/E+/Getty Images
How technology and capitalism shaped America after the civil war: ©Corbis
Racial Economic Inequality: ©SW Productions/Photodisc/Getty Images
From Divided States, A ‘United’ Nation—Thanks To These Men: SuperStock RF/SuperStock
The Root: How Racism Tainted Women’s Suffrage: ©Library of Congress
Compromise of 1877: ©David Frazier/Corbis
The breathtaking courage of Harriet Tubman: © Images
America Has Tried Reparations Before. Here Is How it Went: ©NG Images/Alamy

An Age of Realism ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

5 Things You May Not Know About the Men Who Built America: Comstock/Getty Images
Does Fiction Have the Power to Sway Politics?: Comstock/Getty Images
Plessy and Ferguson: Descendants of a divisive Supreme Court decision unite: ©Steve Hamblin/Alamy
Are We Living in the Gilded Age 2.0 ?: ©gmutlu/E+/Getty Images
Laughing at the Expense of Labor and Capital: ©temmuzcan/iStock/Getty Images
Overview of the Gilded Age: ©National Archives (NARA)
Book Nook: The Wright Brothers, by David McCullough: ©Pgiam/
Dispatches from the Jungle: The Writers Who Reformed America: ©Corbis
The Poison Supper Club That Made Our Food Safe: Artville/Getty Images
How the Santa Fe Railroad Changed America Forever: ©jgorzynik/ Images
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
What Was the Klondike Gold Rush?: ©Everett Collection Inc/Alamy
At Gilded Age “Poverty Parties,” the Rich Felt Free: ©Denise LeBlanc/Shutterstock
Extreme Dining in the Gilded Age: ©Boris_Kuznets/iStock/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
Billionaire Philanthropists Are Shaping a New Gilded Age: Marcus Clackson/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
Good Art Is Popular Because It’s Good. Right?: Eyewire/Getty Images
7 Methods To Overcome Your Fear of Failure: ©Corbis
Is Music the Key to Success?: ©Simon Potter/cultura/Corbis
The surprising habits of original thinkers: ©Asier Romero/Shutterstock
Wildlife and celebrity photographer reveals secrets behind most iconic shots: ©rdonar/Shutterstock
When it’s good to be bad: Photodisc/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
Malorie Blackman’s ‘dynamic imaginary worlds’ win her the PEN Pinter prize: ©pelfophoto/Shutterstock
Jamaica Kincaid’s Antigua: ©Justin Kase z10z/Alamy
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
Teenage Stress: Comstock/Getty Images
Running Down a Dream: Photodisc/Getty Images
Not all psychopaths are criminals – some psychopathic traits are actually linked to success: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images

Gender Roles ©Fotolia

City Unveils Campaign to Improve Girls’ Self-Esteem: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
When Their Workday Ends, More Fathers Are Heading Into the Kitchen: ©Alamy
Manning up: Men may overcompensate when their masculinity is threatened: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
Mary Wollstonecraft Biography: ©Image Source/Getty Images
Do countries with female leaders truly fare better with Covid-19?: ©ZUMA Press, Inc./Alamy
Where the Women Rule: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
For Modern Women, ‘Ladylike’ Means Strong And Sporty: ©JUPITERIMAGES/Creatas/Alamy
Why a 1920s legal move is responsible for the gender-segregated bathrooms we have today: ©Margoe Edwards/Shutterstock
A New Rating for TV and Movies Tries to Combat Gender Stereotypes: ©Ariel Skelley/Blend Images/Getty Images
At least 11 women have vied for U.S. vice president: ©JasonDoiy/iStock/Getty Images
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
Coronavirus face masks: Why men are less likely to wear masks: ©ti-ja/E+/Getty Images
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/
How to be an ally to friends who’ve changed their pronouns: ©

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

Challenger Disaster: courtesy of NASA
28 Years Ago, Challenger Shuttle Disaster Gave NASA Painful Lesson: ©Corbis
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
9 Intrepid Women Explorers: ©Everett Collection/Shutterstock
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
Wild Things Next Door: Dangers of Exotic Pets: 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
US women dominated medal count at Tokyo Olympics in ways they’ve never done before: © PA Images/Alamy
Who Takes Risks?: ©Shutterstock
The Greatest Risks They Ever Took: Comstock/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
Teenage Aviator Aims to Be Youngest Woman to Circle the Globe Solo: ©Alexandr Shevchenko/Shutterstock
Philippe Petit: ©Corbis
The Fallen Heroes of Human Spaceflight: Photodisc/Getty Images

Finding Ourselves in Nature ©Corbis

Nature in Chinese Culture: ©Irina Afonskaya/Shutterstock
Survival Training, Ferret Style: Photodisc/Getty Images
Don’t Care About National Parks? The Park Service Needs You To: Getty Images Royalty Free
Women Writing About the Wild: 25 Essential Authors: ©Karen Grigoryan/Shutterstock
He went where no human had gone before. Our trash had already beaten him there.: ©Kip Evans/Alamy
New Study Analyzes Heavy Metal Dancing: ©1bestofphoto/Alamy
John Muir’s legacy questioned: ©David Davis/Fotolia
Politicians Should Make America Better for Parents by Thinking Swedish: ©Maxim Blinkov/Shutterstock
Today’s movement toward sustainable living echoes the not-so-distant past: ©Ted Foxx/Alamy
Fake animal news abounds on social media as coronavirus upends life: ©Aleksandar Todorovic/Shutterstock
Innovative Audubon Program Connects Elders with Alzheimer’s to the Outdoors While Creating Healthy Bird Habitats: ©Steve Byland/Fotolia
‘Wild’ film prompts surge in interest in Pacific Crest Trail: ©ImageSource/Age Fotostock
Environmental art is on the rise – with a little help from Leonardo DiCaprio: ©bikeriderlondon/Shutterstock
Nature: Closer Than It Seems: ©bo1982/ Images
How Animals Shaped Our Modern World: ©Jim Corwin/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
As We Seek Nature, We Wall It Out: ©Cristina Lichti/Flickr/Photolibrary
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

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