Photo Credits

Grade 6

Facing Fear BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

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

Animal Intelligence ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

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

Natural Disasters: ©Corbis
Tsunami: An interactive guide that could save your life: ©Reniw-Imagery/
How to Survive an Avalanche: ©Corbis
Ready: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How South Korea Reined in the Outbreak Without Shutting Everything Down: ©leungchopan/Shutterstock
Tornado Safety: ©Minerva Studio/Shutterstock
Beautiful Plastic Sculptures Tell Ugly Story of Human Garbage in the Ocean: ©s0ulsurfing - Jason Swain/Moment/Getty Images
Ready for Wildfire: ©Mark Gibson/Photo Disc/Getty Images
Trash-mapping expedition sheds light on “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
How a Nuclear Meltdown Works: ©H. Wiesenhofer/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Florida middle schoolers win big for inventing device to stop flash floods: ©ricardoazoury/Getty Images/
Heard, Felt, but Barely Seen: How a Volcano Severed Tonga from the World: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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
What Is Drought?: ©Evgeny Dubinchuk/Fotolia
This Shook Lebanon Like Nothing Before: ©Claudiad/
Shark Attack Survivors Unite to Save Sharks: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
2015 is warmest year on record, NOAA and NASA say: Hans Neleman/ Photodisc/ Getty Images
Hurricane Katrina: ©Stocktrek Images, Inc./Alamy

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

The Desegregation of Sturgis High School:
1969 Alcatraz Takeover “changed the whole course of history”: ©Jeff Dalton/Shutterstock
The Flight 93 National Memorial Park: Alan Becker/PhotoDisc/Getty Images
An Act of Courage: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Old times not forgotten: Mississippi furls rebel-themed flag: Stockbyte/Getty Images
6 Black Heroes of the Civil War: ©Phillip Reeves/Dreamstime
Marie Curie: ©fStop/Alamy
The Real Story of Revere’s Ride: ©Photodisc/Alamy
Teenagers, Friends and Bad Decisions: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
News and America’s Kids: ©Hiya Images/Corbis
Vacaville inmates train shelter dogs to become service dogs in new program: Comstock/Getty Images
Social Change: ©maxstockphoto/Shutterstock
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
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Fast Facts: ©FSO/Alamy
Ohio boy’s $20 investment in kindness yields big return: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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

What Tales Tell The Palma Collection/Getty Images

9 Legends of American Folklore: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Chinese New Year Traditions:
Multicultural Cinderella Stories: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Importance of Scaring Children: ©Edward Lara/Shutterstock
Savitri and Satyavan: The legend of the princess who outwitted Death: ©Bartosz Hadyniak/E+/Getty Images
Talos the First Robot: ©aeduard/
Eagles: Lions of the Sky: ©Corbis
How the Vikings Worked: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Little Red Riding Hood gets an evolutionary makeover: ©Regissercom/Shutterstock
J.K. Rowling wrote a new fairy tale: ©Kaylie_Kell/Shutterstock
The long-standing myth of sea monsters has a dark explanation: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
9 Legends of American Folklore: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Coatlicue: ©Tandemich/Dreamstime
Odysseus’ Ship: Stephen Frink/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
Rick Riordan: Mythology for middle school: ©Authors Image/Alamy
Rainsticks and Folklore: ©Dani Simmonds/Shutterstock
10 Facts about Madame D’Aulnoy Who Coined the Word Fairytale: ©Denis Belitsky/Shutterstock
Rings, dwarves, elves, and dragons: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Old Norse influences:
A Life Lived in a Rapidly Changing World: Samuel L. Clemens, 1835 – 1910: Folio/Alamy
Real Landscapes of the Great Flood Myths: ©pedrobingham/ Images

Grade 7

Bold Actions

What makes a hero?: © Stock
The Defiant Ones: ©Image Source/Getty Images
Teen Climber Survives Deadly Everest Avalanche: ©Shutterstock
7 Things Really Bold People Do: ©Creativa/Shutterstock
Extreme photo of the week: ©PHOTOCREO Michal Bednarek/Shutterstock
Sumaya Sadurni: photojournalist and ‘rock’n’roll Mother Teresa’ dies at 32: ©Photodisc/Getty Images
UK Teen Wins Mongol Derby, World’s Longest Horse Race: Getty Images
Nik Wallenda completes wire walk across Chicago skyline: ©Ffooter/Fotolia
Scott Jurek: Eat & Run: ©Shutterstock
50 Years After Sparking a Revolution, an Icon Runs Boston Again: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Malala Yousafzai: Youngest Winner of Nobel Peace Prize: ©JStone/Shutterstock
The volunteers saving animals in Ukraine – photo essay: ©hedgehog94/Shutterstock
Zach Hodskins, One-Handed Basketball Player, Gets Shot at College Team: Getty Images
Erik Weihenmayer shows once again that barriers can be broken with ambition: Photodisc/Getty Images
Around the world…the hard way…: ©thp73/
Six Female Explorers Who Took Adventure Into Their Own Hands: ©Henn Photography/cultura/Corbis
The Man of 1,000 Insect Stings: ©feathercollector/iStock/Getty Images
The guitarist who saved hundreds of people on a sinking cruise liner: ©corradobarattaphotos/Adobe Stock
A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia: Photodisc/Getty Images
Girl helps paramedics through sign language skills: Photodisc/Getty Images

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

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

Risk and Exploration

The Biggest Physical Risk of Exploration Today Is Carpal Tunnel: Alamy
Photographing on Top of the World: ©Shutterstock
How Terraforming Mars Will Work: ©Purestock/Alamy
The Kepler Space Telescope is About to Run Out of Fuel: ©StockTrek/Photodisc/Getty Images
They were on a quest to visit every country. Then coronavirus happened.: ©Comstock Images/Getty Images
NASA chief: Moon mission is in preparation for Mars: ©Gorodenkoff/Shutterstock
10 Offbeat Things Humans Have Launched into Space: ©Corbis
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
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
This 12-Year-Old Is (Probably) The Youngest Person To Ever Find A Comet: ©StockTrek/Photodisc/Getty Images
How do you make a mummy? Ancient Egyptians’ surprising formulas revealed: ©Jose Ignacio Soto/Shutterstock
Why Australia Bottles Up Its Air: ©Mamiko Sasaki/EyeEm/Getty Images
Meet the Incredible Woman Who Seeks to Be the First Female to Row from Japan to San Francisco: Photodisc/Getty Images

The Stuff of Consumer Culture

Are We Genetically Inclined To Be Materialistic?: Photodisc/Getty Images
Buying begets buying: how stuff has consumed the average American’s life: ©Comstock/Getty Images
1950’s Car Culture: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Here’s How Streaming Music is Killing the Planet: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why Do We Buy What We Buy?: ©Dragon Images/Shutterstock
Stuff: If That’s What You Wanted: ©PaulPaladin/ Images
Retail Therapy: Does It Help?: ©Alamy
5 Ways “Tech Addiction” Is Changing Human Behaviour: ©Steve Debenport/
Consumers want a climate label for food, research shows: ©Spauln/E+/Getty Images
‘We Are All Accumulating Mountains of Things’: ©Stoked/Jupiterimages/Media Bakery
How Money Is Made: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Technology firms explore ‘second screen’ opportunity: ©sturti/E+/Getty Images
Too Consumed to Ingest the world around us?: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Fall Seed Saving Tips: ©goir/Fotolia
The Rise of the Zombie Mall: ©pryzmat/Shutterstock
How to Stop Discarded Face Masks from Polluting the Planet: ©Photodisc/Getty Images
Brain Scans of Hoarders Reveal Why They Never De-Clutter: ©Corbis
5 Ways Consumers Can Be More Socially Conscious in Shopping: Photodisc/Getty Images
How Wearable Tech Is Creeping into the Beauty Industry: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Some Reflections on ‘My Year of No Shopping’: ©Getty Images

Guided by a Cause

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

Grade 8

Culture and Belonging ©

Soccer Helping Young Refugees Find Footing in U.S.: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
‘Beyond Bollywood’: Inside the Smithsonian’s exhibition on Indian Americans: Hill Street Studios/Getty Images
Fighting Fiction with Facts: The BCN Anti-Rumor Campaign: Comstock/Getty Images
UChicago research finds location plays critical role in assimilation of U.S. immigrants: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
‘There are no words’: As coronavirus kills Indigenous elders, endangered languages face extinction: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
About the Author: Kao Kalia Yang: ©thaikrit/Shutterstock
How Culture Shapes Emotions: ©George Rudy/Shutterstock
What Americans Can Learn From Other Food Cultures: ©Shutterstock
My Identity as Haitian-American Is an Asset, Not a Deficit: ©Corbis
December Holidays around the World: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Kids Interpreting Medical Information to Parents: ©Rob Lewine/Getty Images
Yiddish Culture Takes Center Stage: ©aerogondo2/Shutterstock
Adapting to a New Culture: ©Payless Images, Inc./Alamy
Undocumented journalist describes immigrant experience, American dream: Comstock/Getty Images
‘Low and Slow’: Latino lowriders cruise for community: ©harlequin9/Fotolia
Newest Immigrants Assimilating as Fast as Previous Ones, Report Says: ©Paul Brennan/Shutterstock
What if everyone on Earth spoke the same language?: Comstock/Getty Images
About Our Antagonisms: ©bikeriderlondon/Shutterstock
Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, 1990-2017: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Mardi Gras: ©benedek/iStock/Getty Images

The Thrill of Horror Rubberball/Getty Images

Why Do Some Brains Enjoy Fear?: ©Jacob Ammentorp Lund/Alamy
Why we love ghost stories: Photodisc/Getty Images
5 reasons why scary books are better than scary movies: ©Vit Kovalcik/Shutterstock
How to write a horror story: 6 terrific tips: ©StaceStock/Shutterstock
Victoria siblings explore chilling creatures from Indigenous stories in horror-themed podcast: ©fizkes/Adobe Stock
Laughter in the Dark: A History of Dark Rides: ©Hurst Photo/Shutterstock
The Psychology of a Horror Movie Fan: ©Crazytang/Getty Images/
One third of parents avoid reading children scary stories, study finds: ©Renphoto/
8 books that wouldn’t exist without Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’: ©Skylines/Shutterstock
An A.I. Bot Named “Shelley” Is Generating Spooky Stories on Twitter: ©ImYanis/Shutterstock
Why Do People Love Horror Movies? They Enjoy Being Scared: ©Corbis
A Legacy of Horror Films: ©vhpfoto/Shutterstock
Horror Movies: Why People Love Them: ©jwblinn/
Fiction Podcasts Are Finally a Thing! Thank You, Sci-Fi and Horror: ©alwyncooper/
Why do we like to be scared?: ©MANDY GODBEHEAR/Shutterstock
Searching the Brain for the Roots of Fear: ©Redmond O. Durrell/Alamy
Poe Museum: Library of Congress
Pop Culture’s Undying Edgar Allan Poe Obsession: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Top 10 Scariest Flicks of All Time: ©Andreas Gradin/Shutterstock
Without Edgar Allan Poe, We Wouldn’t Have Sherlock Holmes: Joshua Ets-Hokin / PhotoDisc / Getty Images

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

“12 Years a Slave” based on true story: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
10 Facts about the Emancipation Proclamation: Library of Congress
Jefferson Davis Statue Comes Down at University of Texas: ©Corbis
A Close, Intimate Look at Walt Whitman: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
America Has Tried Reparations Before. Here Is How it Went: ©NG Images/Alamy
One Man’s Epic Quest to Visit Every Former Slave Dwelling in the United States: Images
Harriet Beecher Stowe: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Courage And Ingenuity Of Freedom-Seeking Slaves In America: ©drbimages/
Louisa May Alcott: Abolitionist, Suffragette, and Mercenary: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Health Inequality Actually Is a “Black and White Issue”, Research Says: ©RubberBall Selects/Alamy
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: © Images
Why Texas Still Celebrates Confederate Heroes Day: ©Digital Vision/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
‘Make Farmers Black Again’: African Americans Fight Discrimination To Own Farmland: ©digitalskillet/

Approaching Adulthood Jupiterimages/Getty Images

The Teen Brain: It’s Just Not Grown-Up Yet: ©Fotolia
Volunteer Program Helps Lincoln Middle-Schoolers Prepare for Their Futures: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Teens Vulnerable To Identity Theft, Financial Crimes And Impersonation: ©Stokkete/Shutterstock
Why many teens don’t want to get a driver’s license: ©Digital Vision Ltd./SuperStock
Zoom camera option impacts classroom experience: ©OJO Images Ltd/Alamy
Our privacy is for sale, we have to accept that. But what’s the price tag?: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
‘Herd Mentality: Are we programmed to make bad decisions?: Comstock/Getty Images
Is There an App for That?: ©arrow/Fotolia
Do children and teenagers have constitutional rights?: ©webking/
Navigating the Election Process for Students and First Time Voters: ©adamkaz/Getty Images
Students Use the Los Angeles Marathon as a Way to Keep Going: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Failure Is Your Friend: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast: ©tlorna/Shutterstock
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
How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Good news for teen voting: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Getty Images
What Is Diffusion of Responsibility?: ©Katrina Brown/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
Teens on a Year That Changed Everything: ©Edwin Verin/Shutterstock

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
A discovery of Holocaust-era photos helps a Jewish family connect with its past: Comstock/Getty Images
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
For Holocaust survivors in the U.S., more than remembrance is needed: ©Kiselev Andrey Valerevich/Shutterstock
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

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

In ‘The New Face Of America,’ Journalist Alex Wagner Saw Herself: ©Michael Matisse/Photodisc/Getty Images
What Unites These States?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Native American ‘Warriors’ Mark Military Service: Comstock/Getty Images
The self-reliant individual is a myth that needs updating: ©Valentyn Volkov/Shutterstock
Dare to Disagree:
How Watching a Good Deed Elevates and Inspires: ©Nick Clements/Digital Vision/Getty Images
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
Is Abraham Lincoln the Most Unifying President in U.S. History?: ©Corbis
How to connect and find common ground in any situation: ©Divine Images/ Bakery
Many Black and Asian Americans Say They Have Experienced Discrimination Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak: ©Ivelin Radkov/Fotolia
Creating Common Ground in Tense, Difficult Situations: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
South African Town Accused of Keeping Apartheid Alive: ©Corbis
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial: Comstock/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
Healing the political divide: ©Comstock Images/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Americans Are Getting Better at Cooperating With Strangers: ©Corbis
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

The Struggle for Freedom ©Shutterstock

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:
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The Rohingya Crisis: ©Corbis
Why Junteenth is a celebration of hope: ©Rawpixel/iStock/Getty Images
Constance Baker Motley Taught the Nation How to Win Justice: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
An Oral History of the March on Washington: National Archives
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Brother Outsider: Hisham Ibrahim/Photodisc/Getty Images
Who is Martin Luther King Jr. to us, 50 years later?: ©Image Source/Getty Images
Afghan women negotiating with the Taliban say they feel ‘heavy responsibility’:  ©Ragne Kabanova/Shutterstock
What America’s voting rights activists can learn from past movements for civil rights: ©Rrodrickbeiler/Dreamstime
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
Without the Right to Protest, America Is Doomed to Fail: ©Bastiaan Slabbers/iStock Unreleased/Getty Images
A Battle between Voting Laws and Voting Rights: ©Ryan Rodrick Beiler/Shutterstock
The U.S. Constitution Needs You: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage: Library of Congress

The Bonds Between Us Photodisc/Getty Images

The Joy of Food: ©Wavebreakmedia Ltd/Wavebreak Media/Getty Images
Dogs Recognize Familiar Faces from Images: ©Dave Stamboulis/Alamy
Children’s author Eric Carle reconnects with lost Syracuse friend after 82 years: Photodisc/Getty Images
Thanks, Robot! Humans Are Showing Kindness with Their AI Helpers: ©LindaMarieB/
Melissa Malzkuhn on the power of connecting through language: ©Creativa Images/Shutterstock
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Play Me, I’m Yours: Images
Orphans’ Lonely Beginnings Reveal How Parents Shape A Child’s Brain: Comstock/Getty Images
Lanterns That Carried Prayers: ©Corbis
Loneliest Human: ©Corbis
Why you need acquaintances, not just BFFs: ©PeopleImages/E+/Getty Images
Marvel’s “Shang-Chi” jabs, flips Asian American film cliches: ©Corbis
Urban Farms Herald Green City ‘Revolution’: Compassionate Eye Foundation/Steven Errico/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Dogs at War: Smoky, a Healing Presence for Wounded WWII Soldiers: ©Emery Way/Flickr/Getty Images
How the Five Web Literacies Are Becoming Essential Survival Skills: ©KidStock/Blend Images/Getty Images
Watch a Rescued Baby Wombat Bond with his Caretaker: ©covenant/Shutterstock
Why People are Using the Term ‘Latinx’: ©pathdoc/Shutterstock
Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos): ©All-a-Shutter/Alamy
Dolphins Have “Names,” Respond When Called: Photodisc/Getty Images
To Gossip or Not to Gossip: That Is the Question: ©Christopher Futcher/E+/Getty Images

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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
The dead we honor: Shakespeare’s apt words for Memorial Day: Liquidlibrary/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

A Matter of Life or Death National Archives and Records Administration

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

Heroes and Quests ©Corbis

Odysseus’ Journey: MedioImages/Getty Images
The Scott Expedition: ©Corbis
Slow boat to Timbuktu: Getty Images/iStockphoto
Wonder Woman and the Importance of the Female Hero Moment: ©Fuse/Getty Images
Girl Scouts Take on Cyber Security: ©whiteMocca/Shutterstock
Matthew Henson, the Arctic Explorer Who Stood on Top of the World: ©Michel Cecconi/Shutterstock
Land of Odysseus: Stockbyte/Getty Images
‘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
Biography of Tenzing Norgay, First Man to Conquer Mt Everest: ©isoft/
The Coldest Journey: ©Corbis
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
This classic formula can show you how to live more heroically:
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Discovery Rekindles Wish for a Journey to the Stars: NASA
What makes a hero? – Matthew Winkler: ©Tatiana Popova/Shutterstock

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

Scientists just accidentally discovered a process that turns CO2 directly into ethanol: ©Martin McCarthy/E+/Getty Images
Emergency Response Plan: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
9/11 Attacks: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Green Energy Will Overtake Fossil Fuels by 2020, Morgan Stanley Analyst States: ©IKO/Fotolia
The World 9/11 Took From Us: ©Jahanzaib Naiyyer/Fotolia
In pictures: Hurricane Ida devastates Gulf Coast: ©ParkerDeen/E+/Getty Images
Climate Change Is Inevitable — It’s Time to Adapt: ©
Thinking of Home Makes It Harder to Learn a Foreign Language: Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Corbis
Post-Traumatic Stress’s Surprisingly Positive Flip Side: Rubberball/Getty Images
Effects of the Black Death: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
“Everything is changing”: Farmers seek solutions, not slogans, on climate change: Harald Sund/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
California families relay harrowing escape from Afghanistan: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
A Youth Renaissance for Native Americans: Nancy G Photography/Alamy
Teenage brains in the digital world: Photodisc/Getty Images
How a Technology That Helped Settle the West Became Known as the “Devil’s Rope”: Steve Roe - Images
California’s wildfires are not “natural” — humans made them worse at every step: ©Corbis
They’ve Contained the Coronavirus. Here’s How: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
UN endorses world’s 1st malaria vaccine as ‘historic moment’: ©Mile 91/Ben Langdon/Alamy
Inside the Teenage Brain: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
How space can change the human body: ©PhotoSpin, Inc./Alamy

How We See Things ©Corbis

The Common Belief Fallacy: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Man Who Invented Mars: Photodisc/Getty Images
Who Decided to Put 60 Seconds in a Minute?: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
The Amazing Ways Your Brain Determines What You See: Thinkstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
“Reality” is constructed by your brain. Here’s what that means, and why it matters.: ©Yuriy Vlasenko/Shutterstock
How To Make Eyewitness Testimony More Reliable: ©Alina555/E+/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
Why time feels so weird in 2020: ©Andy Sotiriou/Photodisc/Getty Images
Auden’s Musée des Beaux Arts: ©C Squared Studios/Photodisc/Getty Images
The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational: ©Corbis
Where Our Magic Lives: An Introduction to Magical Realism: ©Corbis
How does the way food looks or its smell influence taste?: ©Lesterman/Shutterstock
Eight Ways Your Perception of Reality Is Skewed: ©Corbis
Your Guide to How the Eye Sees: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s one-man mission: Stocktrek Images, Inc./Alamy
Experiments show how quickly we adjust to seeing everything upside-down: ©Milton Montenegro/Photodisc/Getty Images
Sense of sight is the most important for humans, right? Your hierarchy of senses is not objective: ©DrAfter123/DigitalVision Vectors/Getty Images

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This Is Your Brain on Shakespeare: ©Andrea Danti/Fotolia
Genghis Khan: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Take It from ‘Hamilton’: Why Unyielding Ambition Is a Blessing and a Curse: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How Power Corrupts Us: ©Keith Brofsky/Eyewire/Getty Images
How to read Shakespeare for pleasure: ©Steve Vidler/Alamy
A Conversation with Sir Patrick Stewart: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
The Gunpowder Plot: Photodisc/Getty Images
Dunsinane: An Interview with the Playwright: ©JUPITERIMAGES/Comstock Images/Alamy
Eight Current Dictators as of 2018: ©JHVEPhoto/Shutterstock
The Time Shakespeare Caused a Riot in New York City: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Shakespeare’s Sources for Macbeth: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Influence of Machiavelli on Shakespeare: Eyewire/Getty Images
Why Washington Relinquished His Power, and Why He Returned: ©Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Digital Vision/Getty Images
More than 12 years after Hurricane Katrina, scientists are learning what makes some survivors more resilient than others: ©briannolan/
Helicopters are ruining Shakespeare in the Park: ©ID1974/Shutterstock
The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders: William J. Clinton Presidential Library
Is Too Much Ambition Making You Miserable?: Image 100/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Fair is foul and foul is fair: Macbeth in Tunisia: ©Lotharingia/Fotolia
A Dictatorship Is Rising in My Country, Again: ©Globe Turner, LLC/Getty Images
Black Theater Artists Are Helping Shakespeare Speak To More Diverse Audiences: ©coward_lion/Adobe Stock

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

The Philosophical Differences on Immigration Between Canada and the U.S.: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Roanoke Wasn’t America’s Only Lost Colony: ©Ivy Close Images/Alamy
How Andy Serkis is bringing holographic magic to Shakespeare’s The Tempest: ©chinaface/ Images
John Smith Biography: S. Solum/PhotoLink/Getty Images
How America Thought About Refugees 70 Years Ago: ©Mitrija/Shutterstock
Biden administration will extend immigration relief to Ukrainians in the US: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Remains of Pilgrims’ Plymouth settlement unearthed: ©Scenics of America/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The strange fates of the Shakespeare First Folio: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
The History of Naturalization Requirements in the U.S.: ©Ariel Skelley/Blend Images/Getty Images
I say Hispanic. You say Latino. How did the whole thing start?: ©Roxana Gonzalez/Dreamstime
For a radical new perspective on immigration, picture the US as an ancient tree: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Ukraine war refugees: Swansea Covid field hospital beds donated: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Meet the Sacrifice Generation: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
News for All: How the Immigrant Experience Shaped American Media: ©Comstock/Getty Images
10 Questions for Charles C. Mann: ©Wikimedia Commons
Bringing Traditional Themes Into Contemporary Writing: Photodisc/Getty Images
First Encounters in the Americas: ©Constance McGuire/ Images
Ukraine refugees: UK set to admit lone teenagers after rule change: ©mizar_21984/Shutterstock
An Emerging Entry In America’s Multiracial Vocabulary: ‘Blaxican’: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Not So Fast, Jamestown: St. Augustine Was Here First: ©Jörg Hackemann/Fotolia

Building a Democracy ©Karl Kost/Alamy

James Madison: ©Craig Brewer/Photodisc/Getty Images
Dunmore’s Proclamation: A Time to Choose: ©VisionsofAmerica/Joe Soehm/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Top 10 Ben Franklin Inventions: ©Corbis
John Dickinson during the Continental and Confederation periods: ©silver-john/Shutterstock
Why are U.S. Supreme Court justices appointed for life?: ©Diego Grandi/Shutterstock
Continental Congress ratifies the Treaty of Paris, ending the American Revolution: ©Atomazul/Dreamstime
Dirty Little Secret: VisionsofAmerica/Joe Soehm/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Last Men of the Revolution: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Patriotism on Broadway: ©Fer Gregory/Shutterstock
Revolutionary War army comes to life in newly discovered painting: ©Victorian Traditions/Shutterstock
The Founding Fathers Weren’t Concerned with Inequality: ©North Wind Picture Archives/Alamy
Early edition of US Declaration of Independence to go on sale: ©Pamela Au/Shutterstock
Revolutionary Limits: Native Americans: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Where would we be without George Washington?: Comstock/Getty Images
Making Maps Under Fire During the Revolutionary War: ©Corbis
On this day, the Boston Massacre lights the fuse of revolution: ©Denis Tangney Jr/Photodisc/Getty Images
American Descendents: ©Universal Images Group North America LLC/Alamy
The battle of Yorktown: Historic victory or tragic memory?: ©egd/Shutterstock
Compromise 1: Philadelphia Story: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
When the United States Spoke French: Stockbyte/Getty Images

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America’s First Me Generation: ©Lana Isabella/Flickr Open/Getty Images
Edgar Allan Poe – Mini Biography: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why We Need the Wild: ©Terry J Alcorn/
Wheat People vs. Rice People: ©Image Plan/Corbis
Extinction Rebellion’s Regenerative Culture as an alternative to self-care: ©Jupiterimages/Polka Dot/Alamy
What the ‘Lyme wars’ can teach us about COVID-19 and how to find common ground in the school reopening debate: ©D. Kucharski K. Kucharska/Shutterstock
Black Walden: ©Richard Nowitz/National Geographic/Getty Images
People prefer electric shocks to time alone with thoughts: ©bo1982/
The British View the War of 1812 Quite Differently Than Americans Do: ©traveler1116/
Writers Work in Mobile Studios at This Incredible Residency in Massachusetts: ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
The Mexican American War: ©Niday Picture Library/Alamy
What We Owe Each Other: Dynamic Graphics/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
10 Things You May Not Know About Nathaniel Hawthorne: ©Scenics of America/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
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
Virtual Dance Parties Are Popular. What’s Behind Their Rise?: ©JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty Images
The Pandemic Has Shaken Students’ Sense of Themselves: ©Lana Isabella/Flickr Open/Getty Images
Creativity in the Wild: ©Tetastock/Fotolia
Mexican-American War: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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
What Really Destroyed Tulsa’s Black Wall Street: ©MCCAIG/E+/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
How Urban Design Can Make or Break Protests: ©Jonathan Rashad/Flickr/Getty Images
The shortest American Civil War summary you’ll ever read: ©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
Racial Economic Inequality: ©SW Productions/Photodisc/Getty Images
Huston middle-schoolers get tangible Civil War lesson: ©memedozaslanphotography/Shutterstock
From Divided States, A ‘United’ Nation—Thanks To These Men: SuperStock RF/SuperStock
The Root: How Racism Tainted Women’s Suffrage: ©Library of Congress

An Age of Realism ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

About Mark Twain: ©Folio/Alamy
Jack London Biography: ©AleksandarGeorgiev/
Reform the Nation’s Food System: ©Monty Rakusen/cultura/Corbis
This Mysterious Event Led to the Spanish-American War: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How the Gilded Age’s Top 1 Percent Thrived on Corruption: ©Corbis
Opulence in the “Gilded Age,” 1890: Getty Images
Lessons From Vanderbilt And Rockefeller: Know Your ‘One Big Thing’: Dynamic Graphics / Getty Images
Pioneering Social Reformer Jacob Riis Revealed “How The Other Half Lives” in America: ©kenny1/Shutterstock
Tenements: ©kenny1/Shutterstock
‘We were shocked’: RAND study uncovers massive income shift to the top 1%: ©Corbis
Louis Pasteur: The man who led the fight against germs: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
Why being a foodie isn’t ‘elitist’: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Why Russians flock to Jack London’s California ranch 100 years after his death: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Jacob Riis: Library of Congress
Critical Food and Farm Rules Have Been Rolled Back Amid Pandemic: ©Svetlana Lazarenka/Alamy
The Klondike Gold Rush: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
This Car Changed America: Stocksearch/Alamy
Driehaus exhibit flips through pages of satirical magazine Puck: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Ten Days in a Madhouse: The Woman Who Got Herself Committed: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Pullman Porters: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock

The Modern World Photodisc/Getty Images

Welcome to the Matrix: Are Humans Just a Computer Simulation?: Photodisc/Getty Images
Devices That Know How We Really Feel: ©Hero/Corbis
Aaron Douglas’s Magisterial Aspects of Negro Life: Nikreates/Alamy
Extracting the Woodchuck: ©Design Pics RF/Getty Images
How to colonize Venus, and why it’s a better plan than Mars: ©StockTrek/Photodisc/Getty Images
Killer robots? Get real. It’ll be easier for AI to just erase our minds and steal our bodies: ©sun ok/Shutterstock
Is the Internet Hurting Children?: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
How did the advent of television impact politics?: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Vietnam War Protests: ©Christopher Penler/Alamy
Stock Market Crash of 1929: Image Source/Getty Images
A Lost Work by Langston Hughes Examines the Harsh Life on the Chain Gang: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Banks Warned That Crypto Could Replace Dollar Within Five Years: ©Baiploo/Shutterstock
The AI Revolution Is On: Dynamic Graphics/Getty Images
Kent State Incident: Photodisc/Getty Images
Robert Frost Biography: ©Radius Images/Corbis
Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact: ©Atanas Bezov/Getty Images/
Imagine a world without fossil fuels: ©acilo/
Can the World’s First Space Sweeper Make a Dent in Orbiting Debris?: ©Saint Thomas Productions/Shutterstock
Growing Up Colored: ©Larry Mulvehill/Corbis
Double-Bind: Three Women of the Harlem Renaissance: Stockbyte/Getty Images

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
From Biggie to Kendrick: super-producer Pete Rock on hip-hop’s golden ages: Comstock / Getty Images
Teenage Stress: Comstock/Getty Images
Running Down a Dream: 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

A long-hidden mural is revealed, along with a piece of UCLA history: ©Corbis
Conversing With the World: The Poet in Society: ©Tischenko Irina/Shutterstock
This is what protest sounds like: ©Corbis
Teenagers Emerge as a Force in Climate Protests Across Europe: ©Nastco/iStock/Getty Images
This 15-year-old was the original Rosa Parks: ©Archive PL/Alamy
Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Joseph Sohm/Visions of America, LLC/Alamy
Peaceful protest is much more effective than violence for toppling dictators: ©FeyginFoto/Shutterstock
Thomas Paine: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Know Your Rights: What To Do If Your Rights Are Violated at a Demonstration or Protest: ©Craig Brewer/Photodisc/Getty Images
Is There Any Point to Protesting?: ©John Gomez/Shutterstock
Equality Act Would Extend Civil Rights Laws To LGBTQ People Throughout U.S.: ©railwayfx/Adobe Stock
Barbara Johns: The US’ forgotten civil rights hero: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Statue of Liberty Has Long Been a Magnet for Protest: ©spyarm/Shutterstock
Opinion: Remove the blindfold, fight injustices when they occur: ©Studio-Annika/
A Photographer Follows in Gandhi’s Footsteps: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Tech firms protest proposed changes to U.S. net neutrality rules: ©Corbis
Remembering Tiananmen Square in a new age of censorship: ©Corbis
The Color of Justice: ©Corbis
Everyday people were civil rights heroes, too. This is the story of one town’s fight: ©Everett Collection Historical/Alamy
Vietnam War Protests: ©Corbis

Seeking Justice, Seeking Peace Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Should U.S. pay reparations for slavery? U.N.-appointed experts think so: Stockbyte/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
How to read Shakespeare for pleasure: ©Steve Vidler/Alamy
On Forgiveness: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
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
Why Shakespeare’s Stories Still Resonate: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
High and Inside: Morality and Revenge in Baseball: ©alens/Shutterstock
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
The Time Shakespeare Caused a Riot in New York City: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Opinion: Why Nazi Hunting is Still a Worthy Pursuit: ©Corbis
Kenya and Wangari Maathai: Taking Root: Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Photodisc/Getty Images

Taking Risks ©Deddeda/Design Pics/Corbis

Feasting and Fighting: The Long-Lost Secrets of Beowulf: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Case for Staying in Your Comfort Zone: ©moodboard/Corbis
Climber on the thrill and dangers of Mt. Everest: ©Kenneth Koh/Adventure Nomad/Flickr/Getty Images
A controversial technology could save us from starvation — if we let it: ©turbopixel/
750 million genetically engineered mosquitoes approved for release in Florida Keys: ©nechaev-kon/iStock/Getty Images
Sumaya Sadurni: photojournalist and ‘rock’n’roll Mother Teresa’ dies at 32: ©Photodisc/Getty Images
The Calculus of Risk: ©Tom Oliveira/Fotolia
World War II in a New ‘Light’: Empathy Found in Surprising Places: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Gambling rats reveal nerve cells which may control risk-taking behaviour: ©Jaroslav74/ Images
Is Football Worth Gambling With High School And College Players’ Brains?: ©John Johnson/Fotolia
Coronavirus pandemic adds risk to already dangerous job of firefighting in western U.S.: ©Chris Jensen/Adobe Stock
The volunteers saving animals in Ukraine – photo essay: ©hedgehog94/Shutterstock
Sarah Hendrickson Jumping Back In: Photodisc/Getty Images
The Don’s Don: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Beowulf translation finally arrives.: ©Dmitry Pichugin/Fotolia
Building a Better Human With Science? The Public Says, No Thanks: ©LAWRENCE LAWRY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty Images
Researchers to Release Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes in Africa for First Time: ©Kletr/Shutterstock
What the Future of Adventure Travel Looks Like: ©sirtravelalot/Shutterstock
To the South Pole and Back – The Hardest 105 days of my life: Kim Steele/Photodisc/Getty Images
Taking risks in pursuit of innovation is good. So is preparing for it: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why Do People Take Risks?: Photodisc/Getty Images

Finding Ourselves in Nature ©Corbis

The Benefits of Digging in the Dirt: Image Source/Getty Images
Nature Studies: Is it possible to put a price on nature? And if we can, should we?: ©vinnstock/Shutterstock
Not So Different: Finding Human Nature in Animal Nature: ©goldenangel/Shutterstock
Adventuring while female: why the relationship women have with nature matters: ©Marc Romanelli/Blend Images/Getty Images
How radical gardeners took back New York City: ©Yellow Dog Productions/DigitalVision/Getty Images
Do Michael Pawlyn’s nature inspired creations hold the key to designing buildings for the future?: ©Getty Images
How Living Off the Grid Works: ©Smileus/Shutterstock
Are we raising a generation of nature-phobic kids?: ©JGI/Jamie Grill/Blend Images/Corbis
What Impact Do We Have On Our Environment? An Arlington Art Installation Makes Us Think About Our Presence: ©Spirit/Corbis
Is It Better to Plant Trees or Let Forests Regrow Naturally?: ©Comstock/Getty Images
‘The Abundance,’ by Annie Dillard: ©Corbis
The emergence of nature phobias: Why more people are afraid of the outdoors: ©andreiuc88/Shutterstock
Nature and technology: friends or enemies?: ©Roberto Westbrook/Blend Images/Corbis
What Animals Taught Me About Being Human: ©Joseph Van Os/Stockbyte/Getty Images
Fractal Patterns in Nature and Art Are Aesthetically Pleasing and Stress-Reducing: ©wholden/
The googly eyes of the mantis shrimp inspire new optical sensors: ©Howard Chew/ Images
Minneapolis author Louise Erdrich finds writing humor is the ‘hardest thing’: ©Teri Dixon/Photodisc/Getty Images
How Nature Resets Our Minds and Bodies: ©constantgardener/Getty Images
Connecting With Nature Boosts Creativity and Health: ©Steve Glass/Aurora Open/Getty Images
Naturally Curious Introduces City Kids to the Great Outdoors: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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 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
Should U.S. Students Be Required to Learn a Language Other than English?: ©auremar/Shutterstock