Photo Credits

Grade 6


Facing Fear BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Your Worst Nightmares: 10 Spine-Tingling Phobias: ©jaclynwr/iStockphoto.com
Top 10 Most Poisonous Plants: ©Geza Farkas/Fotolia
Why Are People So Afraid of Sharks?: ©Nantawat Chotsuwan/Shutterstock
What Fear Can Teach Us: ©ollyy/Shutterstock
Teens Against Bullying: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Fear Factor Gene Discovered: ©CLIPAREA l Custom media/Shutterstock
Acrophobia: Ragnar Schmuck/fStop/Getty Images
Facebook Catches Two Chatbots Speaking Their Own Language: ©ThomasVogel/Getty Images
How Can Adrenaline Help You Lift a 3,500-Pound Car?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Fear prompts teens to act impulsively: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
“Brave Man’s” glass bridge offers vertigo-inducing views: Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
Lightning: Artville/Getty Images
Searching the Brain for the Roots of Fear: ©Redmond O. Durrell/Alamy
10 Common Nightmares: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
10 Signs That You Might Have Fear of Failure: ©Cardinal/Corbis
Mountains out of Molehills: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Phobia Makes Spiders Appear Larger Than They Are: ©slobo/iStockphoto.com
Aaahh! The world’s scariest roller coasters: John Foxx/Stockbyte/Getty Images
How can I overcome my fear of public speaking?: Comstock/Getty Images
The Power of Expressing Yourself: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images

Animal Intelligence ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

Masters of Disguise—Amazing Insect Camouflage: ©Antonio Clemens/Shutterstock
Chimps Can’t Cook, But Maybe They’d Like To: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Rats Aren’t Smarter Than Mice and That Actually Matters: ©Africa Studio/Shutterstock
Why the zebra got its stripes: to deter flies from landing on it: Comstock/Getty Images
Test Your Pet: A Dog IQ Test: DAJ/Getty Images
Horse Domestication Happened Across Eurasia, Study Shows: Comstock/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
Why Dogs Are More Like Humans Than Wolves: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Are Cats Smarter Than Dogs?: ©CARAAZUL/iStockphoto.com
How Smart Are Planet’s Apes? 7 Intelligence Milestones: Photodisc/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
Man’s Best Friend: The Science Behind the Dog and Human Relationship: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Citizen scientists contribute to dog research: Don Mason/Blend images/Getty Images
The CIA’s Most Highly-Trained Spies Weren’t Even Human: ©Corbis
Masters of Undersea Camouflage: ©Krzysztof Wiktor/Shutterstock
An IQ test for animals?: Creatas / Getty Images
How Guide Dogs Work: ©iStockphoto.com
Canine combat vet guards Pentagon halls: Photodisc/Getty Images

Dealing with Disaster ©Corbis

How Search-and-Rescue Dogs Work: ©Corbis
Fukushima nuclear crisis continues to unfold: Photodisc/Getty Images
Video Feature: Apps to Cope and Help in a Disaster: Stockdisc/Getty Images
How a Nuclear Meltdown Works: ©H. Wiesenhofer/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
2015 is warmest year on record, NOAA and NASA say: Hans Neleman/ Photodisc/ Getty Images
Hurricane Katrina: ©Stocktrek Images, Inc./Alamy
The Science Behind Lightning’s Electric Shows: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
What Is Drought?: ©Evgeny Dubinchuk/Fotolia
Causes and Effects of Hurricanes:
Wisconsin family’s fallout shelter becomes historical exhibit: Photodisc/Getty Images
How the Pacific Northwest is preparing for a catastrophic tsunami: Stockbyte/Getty Images
The Storm After the Storm: Disaster’s Mental Toll: Thinkstock / Getty Images
How the trauma of Hurricane Harvey plagues some survivors’ mental health 1 year later: ©Denise Arzer/Shutterstock
New Satellite Helps Scientists Track El Niño: Artville/Getty Images
How to prepare for spring flash flooding: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A decade into the Katrina diaspora: ©Jerry Sharp/Shutterstock
In the dark over power grid security: ©Corbis
Fire in Nature: ©art-pho/Shutterstock
How can our blue planet be running out of fresh water?: Comstock Images/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Giant plastic-cleaning system headed to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: ©Rich Carey/Shutterstock

Making Your Voice Heard ©Alvaro Ortiz/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Dangerous Exotic Pets: ©Ocean/Corbis
What Are The Dangers Of A Single Story?: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
A New Wrinkle on School Uniforms: ©Age Fotostock
Texting May Be Taking a Toll: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
The First Writings: ©kmiragaya/Fotolia
Rowlett teen makes run for city council seat: ©Mike Flippo/Shutterstock
Nouns Slow Down Our Speech: ©Corbis
Langston Hughes: Biography: ©Tetra Images/Corbis
Spoken Without Words: Poetry with ASL SLAM: ©B&Y Photography/Alamy
Listening Is an Act of Love: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Life of the Buddha: ©John Wang/Photodisc/Getty Images
Art Therapy: Self-Expression Reduces Stress: ©Rana Faure/Fancy/Corbis
Stylized Fairy Tales Inspired Sandra Cisneros’ Cross-Cultural Voice: ©Corbis
A promising test for pancreatic cancer . . . from a teenager: ©olivier/Shutterstock
What Is Fashion?: ©Pop Paul-Catalin/Shutterstock
Not Up for Debate—Southside student is national champion: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Illegal Wildlife Trade: ©feraru nicolae/Fotolia
A Jazzed-Up Langston Hughes: ©Getty Images
The hidden power of smiling: Comstock/Getty Images
This ASL interpreter steals the show at rap concerts: Rubberball/Getty Images

Decisions That Matter ©Radius Images/Alamy

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
17 Tips to Steer Kids of All Ages Through the Political Season: ©Ariel Skelley/DigitalVision/Getty Images
4 Steps to Making Better Decisions: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Teen Brain: Behavior, Problem Solving, and Decision Making: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
YA Memoirs to Read ASAP: ©Juanmonino/iStockphoto.com
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
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
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

What Tales Tell The Palma Collection/Getty Images

Coatlicue: ©Tandemich/Dreamstime
How the Vikings Worked: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Little Red Riding Hood gets an evolutionary makeover: ©Regissercom/Shutterstock
J.K. Rowling wrote a new fairy tale: ©Kaylie_Kell/Shutterstock
Rings, dwarves, elves, and dragons: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Old Norse influences:
Odysseus’ Ship: Stephen Frink/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
Rick Riordan: Mythology for middle school: ©Authors Image/Alamy
Rainsticks and Folklore: ©Dani Simmonds/Shutterstock
Trojan War: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A Life Lived in a Rapidly Changing World: Samuel L. Clemens, 1835 – 1910: Folio/Alamy
Real Landscapes of the Great Flood Myths: ©pedrobingham/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
The Curse of King Tut: Facts & Fable: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Fairy-Tale Adaptations: It’s Ever After, All Right: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why the Story of Cinderella Endures and Resonates: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Japanese ‘Prince’ Was Switched at Birth and Raised a Pauper: ©Corbis
Secrets of the Dead: The Real Trojan Horse: ©Anibal Trejo/Fotolia
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

Grade 7


Bold Actions

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
College athletes take steps to form labor union: ©Design Pics/Superstock
Teen sets record as youngest pilot to circle the globe: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Wilma Rudolph Biography: ©Forgiss/Fotolia
Teen sailor Abby Sunderland’s yacht found intact 8 years after her rescue: ©mbbirdy/E+/Getty Images
U.S. Olympian is doing his best to adopt all the stray puppies in Sochi: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Roughest, Toughest Race in the World: ©Rido/Shutterstock
Behind the Scenes of ‘Maidentrip’: ©Getty Images
Teen Completes Record-Breaking 76-Day Flight Around the World: ©mountainpix/Shutterstock
Teen Sailor Gives ‘Maidentrip’ a Big Thumbs’ Up: ©Nigel Hicks/Alamy
Inside the Endurance Athlete’s Mind: JGI/Blend Images/Corbis
A Privileged Walk: ©Corbis
Meet National Geographic’s 2019 Adventurers of the Year: ©Greg Epperson/Shutterstock
To the South Pole and Back – The Hardest 105 days of my life: Kim Steele/Photodisc/Getty Images
Cliff Young — The farmer who outran the field: ©Corbis
The Evolution of the Charity Run/Walk and the Road Ahead: ©Neil Beer/Photodisc/Getty Images
Bessie Coleman, The First Female African American Pilot: ©Alexandr Shevchenko/Shutterstock

Perception and Reality

But Did You See the Gorilla? The Problem With Inattentional Blindness: ©Alamy
How Mirages Work: Jeremy Woodhouse/PhotoDisc/gettyimages
Perception vs. Reality: The Importance of Being Yourself on Social Media: ©Forster Forest/Shutterstock
Perspective in Paintings: ©Corbis
Can You Think Your Way To That Hole-In-One?: ©Corbis
Video games’ visual effects leaking into our reality: ©Dm_Cherry/Shutterstock
UW scientists, biotech firm may have cure for colorblindness: ©Steve Allen/Brand X/Corbis
Augmented Reality: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Science of Optical Illusions: ©fotoadrenalina/iStockphoto.com
Woman On Street Attacked By Giant Snail, It Seems: ©Nick Norman/National Geographic/Getty Images
I Wonder What It’s Like To Be Dyslexic: ©INSADCO Photography/Alamy
Strange Worlds: Miniature Condiment Landscapes: ©Olga Khoroshunova/iStockphoto.com
Think Like Einstein: ©Shutterstock
Special Relativity in a Nutshell: ©Corbis
‘Back to Bed’: The Creepy, Addictive Game About Sleepwalking: ©Corbis
Brain game: bringing Paddington to life on screen: ©Shutterstock
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

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

New ‘Selfie’ MicroSatellite Captures Images of Chinese Space Station: ©3DSculptor/iStock/Getty Images
The Sea Women of South Korea: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Fighting for Visibility:
How Much Would It Cost To Live On Mars?: ©peepo/E+/Getty Images
Retirement Plan: Transatlantic Kayak Expedition: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Meet the Incredible Woman Who Seeks to Be the First Female to Row from Japan to San Francisco: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Path to Mars: Deep Space Mission: ©Ian Lishman/Juice Images/Corbis
The New Arecibo Message: ©Phototreat/iStock/Getty Images
Tall storeys: Lucinda Grange’s daredevil photography: McDaniel Woolf/Photodisc/Getty Images
Silent Darien: The gap in the world’s longest road: ©rchphoto/Stockphoto.com/Getty Images
These Wild Robots Will Compete to Explore the Last Frontier on Earth: ©craftvision/iStock/Getty Images
Indian teen builds world’s ‘lightest satellite’: ©Nastco/iStock/Getty Images
500-year-old mystery: Wreck off Haiti may be Columbus’ flagship Santa Maria: ©Galina Barskaya/Shutterstock
Risks and Challenges: ©Goddard Space Flight Center/NASA
Underwater robot vacuums up lionfish: Georgette Douwma
Looking for Life Beyond Earth: Martian Discoveries: NASA
Pursuing the Impossible, and Coming Out on Top: ©Focus_on_Nature/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Kepler Discovers Solar System’s Ancient ‘Twin’: ©Kirill Putchenko/iStockphoto.com
Deep-Sea Sub Crushed Under Pressure: Stockbyte/Getty Images
How caves give astronauts a preview of life in space: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images

The Stuff of Consumer Culture

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
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
Brain Scans of Hoarders Reveal Why They Never De-Clutter: ©Corbis

Guided by a Cause

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
12-Year-Old Invents Braille Printer Using Lego Set: Perry Mastrovito/Corbis
Life as a Young Carer: ©Kim Steele/Photodisc/Getty Images
3 brilliant inventions from a 12-year-old scientist: Planetpix/Alamy
Students ‘strike for climate’ across the United States: ©Alexander/Fotolia
Tiny houses helping with homeless problem in U.S.: BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
5 Teens Who Are Helping Others Online: ©Tetra Images/Getty Images
Meet the female entrepreneurs using tech for good: Photodisc/Getty Images
Fighting Food Waste in Los Angeles: ©Baloncici/Shutterstock
Building a healthy community in ‘the nation’s salad bowl’: thieury/Fotolia
Teen Inventor Alexis Lewis on Youth and the Innovative Spirit: ©ollo/iStockphoto.com
Diana, Princess of Wales:
Civil Rights era activist reflects on struggles, triumphs: ©FeyginFoto/Shutterstock
Fr. Peter McVerry: ©C. Sherburne/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
‘Cajun Navy’ heads to Texas to aid Harvey rescues: ©Radius Images/Getty Images
Greatest Charity Achievements of All Time!: ©Fly_dragonfly/Shutterstock
8-year-old empties piggy bank, campaigns to save Syrian refugees: Photodisc/Getty Images

Grade 8


Culture and Belonging ©iStockphoto.com

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

The Thrill of Horror Rubberball/Getty Images

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

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

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

Approaching Adulthood Jupiterimages/Getty Images

What Stresses You Out About School?: Photodisc/Getty Images
Volunteer Program Helps Lincoln Middle-Schoolers Prepare for Their Futures: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Is There an App for That?: ©arrow/Fotolia
Do children and teenagers have constitutional rights?: ©webking/iStockphoto.com
Getting Gen Z Primed to Save the World: ©Hero Images Inc./Alamy
‘Herd Mentality: Are we programmed to make bad decisions?: Comstock/Getty Images
Middle schoolers navigate transitional tween years: ZZ/Alamy
U.S. Drivers Are Distracted More Than Half the Time They’re Behind the Wheel: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Teen Brain: It’s Just Not Grown-Up Yet: ©Fotolia
Failure Is Your Friend: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast: ©tlorna/Shutterstock
Children should be allowed to get bored, expert says: ©akulamatiau/Fotolia
Psychology says you need to achieve these 3 goals to become an adult: ©RubberBall/Age Fotostock
Our privacy is for sale, we have to accept that. But what’s the price tag?: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
What Is Diffusion of Responsibility?: ©Katrina Brown/Shutterstock
Teaching Teenagers to Cope With Social Stress: ©godfer/Fotolia
Teens struggle to combat conformity: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Good news for teen voting: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Getty Images
Why Air Force Cadets Ought to Study Philosophy: Photodisc/Getty Images
Teen Night Owls Struggle To Learn And Control Emotions At School: ©Dean Drobot/Shutterstock
The distracted teenage brain: ©slobo/E+/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

Sorry, Strivers: Talent Matters: ©Svemir/iStockphoto.com
Cool Jobs (That Pay!): Comstock/Getty Images
This 14-year-old turned down a $30M buyout offer: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Professional Students: Benefits and Risks of Working While in High School: ©Steve Debenport/iStock/Getty Images
Cool Jobs: Sports Science: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
From World’s Fair to Maker Faire: Isaac Asimov: ©Liz Boyd/Alamy
The fading of the teen summer job: ©gchutka/iStockphoto.com
8 Job Skills You Should Have: ©Steve Debenport/E+/Getty Images
Job Application Tips for Teenagers: ©moodboard/Cultura/Getty Images
Seven Time Management Strategies from Some Brilliant Teenage Prodigies: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How Hard Is It for Teenagers in Your Community to Get a Job?: Adam Gault/Digital Vision/Getty Images
It took a century to create the weekend—and only a decade to undo it: ©Hero Images/Getty Images
Most Americans Would Still Work After Lottery Win—Would You?: ©Brand X Pictures/Alamy
Without Janitors, Students Are in Charge of Keeping School Shipshape: Photodisc/Getty Images
Is 8th Grade Too Early to Pick a Career?: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
High score, low pay: why the gig economy loves gamification: ©aastock/Shutterstock
National Geographic Hosts the Energy Department’s STEM Mentoring Café for Students: ©13/Image Source/Ocean/Corbis
National Inventors Hall of Fame: ©chippix/Shutterstock
For migrant workers on Illinois farms, the job is hot, risky: ©Digital Vision/Alamy
50 Business Ideas for Teens: ©Georgijevic/E+/Getty Images

Grade 9


Finding Common Ground Stockbyte/Getty Images

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

When Romeo Is a Robot: ©Liz Boyd/Alamy
Shakespeare in Love: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why we can never recover from first love: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
4 Bloody Family Feuds in American History: ©Corbis
Sweet Sorrow: Image Source/Getty Images
History of Valentine’s Day: Photodisc/Getty Images
When Your Parents Disapprove of Your Partner: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A better way to talk about love: ©Corbis
The Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company: Thinkstock Images/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Can these 36 questions make you fall in love with anyone?: ©Corbis
10 Rare Salvador Dali Illustrations of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet: ©Corbis
How to Recover from Romantic Heartbreak: ©DimaBerlin/Shutterstock
You Can Love at First Sight: Scientists Discover Brain Region Responsible for Instant Attraction: Getty Images
The Hatfield & McCoy Feud: ©SREEDHAR YEDLAPATI/Fotolia
City of Verona: ©Corbis
Retelling Romeo and Juliet at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage: ©Nella/Shutterstock
In Search of Shakespeare: Timeline: ©Comstock Images/Getty Images
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

A Matter of Life or Death National Archives and Records Administration

Motherboard Knows Best: Should a Computer Make Life-or-Death Decisions?: ©Javier Larrea/Pixtal/Age Fotostock
Hemingway on War and Its Aftermath: U.S. Army Center of Military History
Circus ‘Families’ Bonded by Daring and Danger: ©Blend Images/Alamy
Ebola vaccine gives 100% protection, study finds: ©Charles Smith/Cardinal/Corbis
The Taliban Couldn’t Quash This Pakistani Squash Champ: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Aleppo Project: ©Sami Sarkis/Photodisc/Getty Images
Nevada Rescue: 5 Things Family Did Right to Survive: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
It Helps to Like Your Neighbor During a Natural Disaster: Photodisc/Getty Images
Maternal deaths fall across globe but rise in U.S., doubling in Texas: ©Brooklyn Production/Corbis
Woman describes what it was like to be the only survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm: ©REAL TIME IT02794870960/Shutterstock
Shark Attack Survivors Unite to Save Sharks: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Corrie ten Boom: ©nuttakit/Shutterstock
Modern Humans Retain Caveman’s Survival Instincts: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors: ©Corbis
Sri Lankan Catholics mark 1 week since Easter Sunday attacks: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Titanic’s 100th Anniversary: 6 Survivor Stories: Glowimages/Getty Images
Helping Fellow Plane Crash Survivors Has Changed My Life: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Possibilian: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
A psychologist explains the limits of human compassion: ©Valter Dias/Shutterstock
Stairwell A: The Only Way Out: Photodisc/Getty Images

Heroes and Quests ©Corbis

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
MIT ‘hackers’ turn Great Dome into Captain America’s shield: ©Diego Grandi/Dreamstime
Odysseus’ Journey: MedioImages/Getty Images
Mars One: Photodisc/Getty Images
Ocean Explorer: Technology: Michael Saul/Brand X/Corbis
8 Novels Inspired by the Odyssey: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Corbis
Land of Odysseus: Stockbyte/Getty Images
What makes a hero? – Matthew Winkler: ©Tatiana Popova/Shutterstock
Up, Up, and Oy Vey!: ©Alexandra Petruk/Shutterstock
Top 5 Reasons Why Traveling Without a Plan is the Best Plan: ©Corbis
The Coldest Journey: ©Corbis
Odyssey’s End?: The Search for Ancient Ithaca: ©Corbis
The heroes of the French train attack have given us all a gift—hope: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Fridtjof Nansen: ©Nigel Reed/Alamy
Discovery Rekindles Wish for a Journey to the Stars: NASA
The Girl Who Swims With Sharks: ©Mika Specta/Fotolia
5 Qualities of Incredibly Heroic Leaders: Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Grade 10


Ourselves and Others Image Source/Getty Images

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
Timeline of Flag Desecration Issues: ©Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Digital Vision/Getty Images
How common threats can make common (political) ground: ©Corbis
Keeping Cultures Alive Today: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Question We Must Keep Asking: ©Shumadinac/Shutterstock
5 Ways to Listen Better: ©Getty Images
Indian Country Diaries: The Urban Relocation Program: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why do human beings speak so many languages?: Bananastock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Integration of Central High School: Comstock/Getty Images
Jews Are Fleeing Russia Because of Putin: Leland Bobbe/Corbis Yellow/Corbis
5 Super Simple Ways to Get to Know Your Neighbors: ©Randy Faris/Corbis
The Museum of Tolerance: ©bojorgensen/Fotolia
These Twins, One Black and One White, Will Make You Rethink Race: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
The History of the American Flag: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Kindness of Strangers:
The Team: Better Together: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
What Does Free Speech Mean?: ©Aaron Amat/Shutterstock

The Natural World Carson Ganci/Design Pics Inc/Alamy

Swift Water Rescue: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Story of Smallpox and Other Deadly Eurasian Germs: ©Mopic/Shutterstock
8 animals helping humans save the planet:
Destruction of nature as dangerous as climate change, scientists warn: ©MsLightBox/iStockphoto.com
Florida marks milestone in Everglades python control program: ©ZUMA Press Inc/Alamy
Connecting with Nature Boosts Creativity and Health: ©Steve Williams/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Sonoran Desert Fact Sheets: ©Design Pics Inc./Alamy
Nature’s calling — for more human diversity: ©jiawangkun/Shutterstock
Science and Poetry: Predation or Symbiosis?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Bats Are: Important: ©Ewen Charlton/Flickr/Getty Images
Nature Matters: ©Gallo Images/Danita Delimont/the Agency Collection/Getty Images
The Perks of a Play-in-the-Mud Educational Philosophy: ©Hero Images/Getty Images
What Separates Us from Chimpanzees?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
The Grand Canyon: How It Formed: ©Christopher Boswell/Shutterstock
It’s Time for a Conversation: ©Thomas Barrat/Shutterstock
The Best Places to See the Arizona Deserts in Bloom: ©John Wang/Photodisc/Getty Images
Laws of Man and Laws of Nature: ©Magcom/Shutterstock
The Body Politic: ©Ben Greer/E+/Getty Images
Celebrating Wildflowers: Image Ideas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change Isn’t a Technology: ©Corbis

Responses to Change ©Fotolia

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

Eureka!: Huntstock/Getty Images
Overview: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Einstein’s gravitational waves ‘seen’ from black holes: Photodisc/Getty Images
Selfie face distortion is driving people to get nose jobs: ©Maridav/Shutterstock
Optical Illusions: When Your Brain Can’t Believe Your Eyes: ©Atypeek Design/Shutterstock
‘Blindness’ May Rapidly Enhance Other Senses: BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How to Make a Tesselation: Artville/Getty Images
How To View Art: However You Want To: ©Sean Justice/Corbis
The Common Belief Fallacy: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Man Who Invented Mars: Photodisc/Getty Images
Who Decided to Put 60 Seconds in a Minute?: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
The Amazing Ways Your Brain Determines What You See: Thinkstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
This Exhibition Will Help You Make Sense of Your Senses: ©Darq/Shutterstock
Inventing Telescopes: Comstock/Getty Images
Vigorous Exercise May Help Prevent Vision Loss:
Artists Who Lose Their Vision, Then See Clearly: ©C Jones/Shutterstock
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

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
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
The “Scottish” Play: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

Hard-Won Liberty National Archives and Records Administration

Ideas Cost Peace Prize Winner Freedom: ©hepatus/E+/Getty Images
Decades Later, Photographer Searches for Gandhi’s Legacy: ©popovaphoto/iStockphoto.com
Josephine Baker—A French and American Hero: ©Corbis
Plessy and Ferguson: Descendants of a divisive Supreme Court decision unite: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
American Roots of the Indian Independence Movement: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Freedom of the Mind: ©Corbis
Saudi Arabia elects up to 17 female councilors in historic election: ©Patrik Dietrich/Fotolia
Quiz: What’s Your Freedom Type?: ©Gary/Fotolia
Welcome to the World’s Nicest Prison: ©Henglein and Steets/Cultura Creative/Alamy
South Sudan: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How the Arab Spring Became the Arab Cataclysm: ©freshidea/Fotolia
Spring Awakening: How an Egyptian Revolution Began on Facebook: ©DeiMosz/Shutterstock
Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Joseph Sohm/Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
There’s a war on books in prisons. It needs to end.: ©stocknroll/iStock/Getty Images
A Ride Home from Prison: ©S. Alden/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Lady Liberty’s Radical History: ©etraveler/Shutterstock
Civil Disobedience: ©Richard Nowitz/National Geographic/Getty Images
Why did Gandhi march 240 miles for salt?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Living under ISIS rule—and then escaping it: Artville/Getty Images
Freedom Writer: Hemera Technologies/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Grade 11


Coming to America ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy

The Peopling Of America: moodboard/SuperStock
19 Native American Authors You Need to Read: ©Diyosa Carter/Flickr/Getty Images
Jamestown Unearthed: Historic Jamestowne Opens Hands-On Archaeology to Guests: ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
The True Story of Pocahontas: ©Wikimedia Commons
Tribal Map of America Shows Whose Land You’re Actually Living On: ©Andrew Howe/E+/Getty Images
El Sueno: An Americano Project: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Can an iPhone App Help Save an Endangered Language?: ©scanrail/iStockphoto.comGetty Images
Error of Century? Balboa Park With No Statue of Balboa: ©Karen Grigoryan/Shutterstock
After 41 years, Louisville’s youth theater stages all 38 plays by Shakespeare: ©Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Europeans killed millions of Native Americans — and changed Earth’s climate, study says: ©F_N/Shutterstock
Plimouth Plantation: ©Fotolia
Tales of Migration Explore Modern-Day Odysseys and ‘Hyphenated Identities’: ©Comstock Images/Getty Images
As pope evokes nation of immigrants, a report shows it’s not reflected in Congress: ©emkaplin/Fotolia
Why American Cities Are Fighting to Attract Immigrants: Jeremy Woodhouse/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Mayflower: ©Shutterstock
Illegal Immigration Solutions – Pros and Cons: Historical Timeline: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How Alaska Natives created an Xbox game to preserve, spread their culture: ©JGI/Jamie Grill/Blend Images/Getty Images
Immigration In Esports: Do Gamers Count As Athletes?: ©Blend Images/Shutterstock
Hernando de Soto: ©Wikimedia Commons
Archaeologists Are Hunting for the Lost French Fleet That Nearly Conquered Spanish Florida: Library of Congress

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

Emily Dickinson Collection: ©Galushko Sergey/Shutterstock
Revising Himself: Walt Whitman and Leaves of Grass: Comstock/Getty Images
Indian removal: Nick Koudis/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Course explores new field at intersection of genomics and society: ©Andrew Brookes/Fuse/Getty Images
America’s First Me Generation: ©Lana Isabella/Flickr Open/Getty Images
In ‘All the Wild That Remains,’ David Gessner illuminates two great writers on the American West.: ©Marco Brivio/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
English Speakers Increasingly Use Self-Centered Words Like ‘Get’ And ‘Choose’: ©Diyosa Carter/Flickr/Getty Images
Did John Deere’s Best Invention Spark a Revolution or an Environmental Disaster?: ©C. Borland/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Black Walden: ©Richard Nowitz/National Geographic/Getty Images
Edgar Allan Poe – Mini Biography: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why We Need the Wild: ©Terry J Alcorn/iStockphoto.com
Wheat People vs. Rice People: ©Image Plan/Corbis
10 Things You May Not Know About Nathaniel Hawthorne: ©Scenics of America/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
People prefer electric shocks to time alone with thoughts: ©bo1982/iStockphoto.com
The British View the War of 1812 Quite Differently Than Americans Do: ©traveler1116/iStockphoto.com
Writers Work in Mobile Studios at This Incredible Residency in Massachusetts: ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
Creativity in the Wild: ©Tetastock/Fotolia
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

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
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
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
Muckraking Journalist Jacob Riis and Gilded Age New York City: ©kenny1/Shutterstock
Spanish American War: ©Laurence Mouton/PhotoAlto/Getty Images

The Modern World Photodisc/Getty Images

The Road Back: Frost’s Letters Could Soften a Battered Image: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
On Stephen Hawking, Vader, and Being More Machine Than Human: ©LindaMarieB/iStockphoto.com
Inside the Secret World of Russian’s Cold War Mapmakers: Wired
Could AI help to create a meat-free world?: ©Wavebreakmedia/iStock/Getty Images
The Dawn of the Age of Artificial Intelligence: ©lola1960/Shutterstock
Modernism: Comstock/Getty Images
Writing the future: A timeline of science fiction literature: ©Orla/Shutterstock
Zora Neale Hurston, Genius of the Harlem Renaissance: ©Corbis
How Much Sleep Are We Losing to Our Electronic Devices?: ©Corbis
Tinker v. Des Moines (393 U.S. 503, 1969): ©Ted Foxx/Alamy
Tinker v. Des Moines: Protecting student free speech: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
IBM says to expect 5 big changes in the next 5 years: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Why The Consumer Internet Of Things Is Stalling: ©Corbis
Technobiophilia: Can we get all the nature we need in digital form?: ©winui/Shutterstock
Muhammad Ali’s Legacy: Boxing Legend, Proud Muslim, Champion of Civil Rights: Comstock/Getty Images
The World Wide Web: The Invention That Connected The World: ©Corbis
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

Grade 12


Chasing Success ©Andres RodriguezFotolia

The Benefits of Optimism Are Real: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
This Is Your Brain on Summer: ©Corbis
Science says parents of successful kids have these 13 things in common: ©Tom Grill/Corbis
What does the spelling success of Indian American kids tell us?: ©Minnie Menon/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Want to succeed in business? Then play high school sports: ©Steve Hix/Somos Images/Corbis
12 Immigrants Who Came To America With Nothing And Made A Fortune: ©Amy Nichole Harris/Fotolia
Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong: Our research was key to the 10,000-hour rule, but here’s what got oversimplified: ©Corbis
Despite hurricanes, at-risk Houston students made gains: ©Image Source/Getty Images
3 Keys to Success: Provide Value to Your Network: Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Corbis
How a bunch of government space geeks at NASA won the internet: Photodisc/Getty Images
To Overcome the Fear of Failure, Fear This Instead: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
A physicist’s mathematical formula for success highlights a difficult truth about what makes some people outshine the rest: ©Neirfy/Shutterstock
6 Signs You’re Sacrificing Too Much for Success: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
You can do it, baby!: ©Andrew Rich/Vetta/Getty Images
How music benefits children: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Total Failure: The Mountain That Got Away: ©kapulya/iStock/Getty Images
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

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

Our Mission Is to Report These Horrors of War: ©Corbis
Do Women Take as Many Risks as Men?: ©iStockphoto.com
The risk and reward of sport: David Madison/Digital Vision/Getty Images
What Makes Risk Takers Tempt Fate?: ©Corbis
What Happy Teenagers Do Differently: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Case for Staying in Your Comfort Zone: ©moodboard/Corbis
Climber on the thrill and dangers of Mt. Everest: ©Kenneth Koh/Adventure Nomad/Flickr/Getty Images
A controversial technology could save us from starvation — if we let it: ©turbopixel/iStockphoto.com
Feasting and Fighting: The Long-Lost Secrets of Beowulf: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
World War II in a New ‘Light’: Empathy Found in Surprising Places: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Gambling rats reveal nerve cells which may control risk-taking behaviour: ©Jaroslav74/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Is Football Worth Gambling With High School And College Players’ Brains?: ©John Johnson/Fotolia
The Calculus of Risk: ©Tom Oliveira/Fotolia
The Don’s Don: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Beowulf translation finally arrives.: ©Dmitry Pichugin/Fotolia
Building a Better Human With Science? The Public Says, No Thanks: ©LAWRENCE LAWRY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty Images
Researchers to Release Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes in Africa for First Time: ©Kletr/Shutterstock
Sarah Hendrickson Jumping Back In: Photodisc/Getty Images
Why Do People Take Risks?: Photodisc/Getty Images
Kill All the Mosquitoes?!: ©Sergejs Nescereckis/Alamy
Pharrell Williams on How Taking Risks Can Lead to the Biggest Successes of Your Career: ©Blend Images - Andersen Ross/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images

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 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