Photo Credits

Grade 6


Facing Fear BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

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
How your worst fears stack up against reality: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Benefits of Fear: ©Marili Forastieri/Photodisc/Getty Images
5 ways to face your fears through travel: ©Corbis
How Roller Coasters Work: Roller Coaster Components: Purestock/Getty Images
Dr. Maya Angelou on Overcoming Fear: ©Dennis MacDonald/Alamy
What is the Science Behind Fear?: Jim Wehtje/Photodisc/Getty Images
Migraines: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Infographic: Curiosity Rover’s “Seven Minutes of Terror”: Purestock/Getty Images
What Is Cliff Diving?: Brand X Pictures / Getty Images
The Primitive, Complicated, Essential Emotion Called Fear:
Famous Ghosts in American History: ©Jacob Ammentorp Lund/Alamy
Migraines: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Here’s the Science Behind the World’s Rarest and Weirdest Phobias: ©g-stockstudio/Shutterstock
Need for Speed?: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
Are Infants Afraid of Heights?: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
5 Fears Mentally Strong People Face Head-On: ©Ryan McVay/Digital Vision/Getty Images
The Real Reason That Going to the Doctor Gives You Anxiety: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images

Animal Intelligence ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

The 10 Smartest Animals: Creatas / Getty Images
Can dogs understand what we say?: Don Mason/Blend images/Getty Images
Tool Use Found in Octopuses: ©Juniors Bildarchiv/Alamy
It’s so hot in Australia that snakes are seeking refuge in people’s toilets: ©fivespots/Shutterstock
Harnessing the Military Power of Animal Intelligence: ©Image Source/Corbis
Crows are smarter than you think: ©Radius/SuperStock
Dogs Know When You’re Praising Them. That Doesn’t Mean They Understand Human Speech: Kane Skennar/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Why the zebra got its stripes: to deter flies from landing on it: Comstock/Getty Images
What Is Your Dog Thinking? A Psychological Guide: Comstock/Getty Images
Leatherback Turtles Don’t Need Google Maps: ©Greg Adams Photography/Moment Open/Getty Images
The 10 Smartest Animals: ©lorenzo puricelli/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Meow Hear This: Study Says Cats React to Sound of Their Name: ©Ermolaev Alexander/Shutterstock
Orcas communicating: ©Fer Gregory/Shutterstock
Is your dog a genius? Putting Fido to the test: ©Feverpitched/iStockphoto.com
The Unexpected Genius of Corvids: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Study: Treats Might Mask Animal Intelligence: Creatas / 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
Goats can distinguish emotions from each other’s calls—study: ©Dovgaya/iStock/Getty Images

Dealing with Disaster ©Corbis

Building a Rescue Roach: ©Dr. Morley Read/Shutterstock
Several Quakes of 3.5 Magnitude or Greater Shook California This Week: ©irin717/iStock/Getty Images
One of the Worst Man-Made Disasters in History: ©GoJo024/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
About Pet and Disaster Safety: ©Ermolaev Alexander/Shutterstock
Bert the Turtle Ducks and Covers: National Archives and Records Administration
Thousands Left Homeless in Bangladeshi Capital after Fire Burns Hundreds of Shanties: ©nielsdesign/iStock/Getty Images
Michael McDaniel: Cheap, Effective Shelter for Disaster Relief: Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Bill Huntington
How social media is helping Nepal rebuild after two big earthquakes: ©Martin Gillespie/Shutterstock
A Desk That Can Take a Ton of Earthquake Rubble: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
How rural areas like Florida’s Panhandle can become more hurricane-ready: ©Blend Images - REB Images/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
10 Worst Things to Donate After a Disaster: Artville/Getty Images
In 5 to 10 years, robots will deal with disasters, not humans: Mick Roessler/Corbis
What Would Happen If Yellowstone’s Supervolcano Erupted?: ©Idamini/Alamy
Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up: ©maiteali/iStockphoto.com
What Will Really Happen When San Andreas Unleashes the Big One?: ©FEMA News Photo/Federal Emergency Management Agency
Dramatic Video Shows Deadly Tsunami Hitting Greenland: ©oversnap/iStockphoto.com
Be Red Cross Ready: TRBfoto/PhotoDisc/Getty Images
Earthquakes, Megaquakes, and the Movies: Lights! Cameras! Disaster!: ©STILLFX/Shutterstock
Floods, Fires, Storms are Fodder for Centuries of Poems: ©Corbis
Natural disasters — statistics & facts: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Making Your Voice Heard ©Alvaro Ortiz/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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
The Power of Journaling: ©BlueSkyImage/Shutterstock
Illegal Wildlife Trade: ©feraru nicolae/Fotolia
A Jazzed-Up Langston Hughes: ©Getty Images
The hidden power of smiling: Comstock/Getty Images
A 12-year-old app developer: Bananastock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Nelson Mandela: Photodisc/Getty Images
Write your story, change history: ©bo1982/iStockphoto.com
Why Are Shirt Buttons on Different Sides for Men and Women?: Stockdisc/Getty Images
How To Fight—and How Not To: ©John Langford/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Fighting big farm pollution with a tiny plant: ZenShui/Michele Constantini/Getty Images
Why Introverts Can Be Great Leaders: Photodisc/Getty Images
Egypt’s Oldest Known Art Identified, Is 15,000 Years Old: Karl Weatherly/Photodisc/Getty Images
Students explore fashion, promote self expression through clothing: DreamPictures/Blend Images/Corbis
High-tech approach to taming New Mexico’s wild horses: ©mariait/Shutterstock
Syrians Speak Out Through Their Art: Dmytro Tolokonov/Alamy
Detroit students want poor school conditions addressed: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Art + Technology = New Art Forms, Not Just New Art: ©Helder Almeida/Fotolia

Decisions That Matter ©Radius Images/Alamy

The Real Story of Revere’s Ride: Photodisc/Getty Images
How do we make decisions?: ©Rich Legg/iStockphoto.com
Report on Desegregation in the Schools of Alabama, September 9, 1963: Comstock/Getty Images
What If: Britain and France Had Not Appeased Hitler in 1938?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How I stopped the Taliban from shutting down my school: ©Zurijeta/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Are we in control of our own decisions?: ©Corbis
Biologists Could Soon Resurrect Extinct Species. But Should They?: Photodisc/Getty Images
How a paramedic’s split-second decision may have saved a Parkland student’s life: ©Corbis
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
YA Memoirs to Read ASAP: ©Juanmonino/iStockphoto.com
Marie Curie: ©fStop/Alamy
The Real Story of Revere’s Ride: ©Photodisc/Alamy
Teenagers, Friends and Bad Decisions: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Last stop — graduation: Utah refugee’s nearly 5-hour commute pays off: ©Syda Productions/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
A war of independence that divided American colonies: ©Ivy Close Images/Alamy

What Tales Tell The Palma Collection/Getty Images

Greek Mythology: ©Vava Vladimir Jovanovic/Shutterstock
Best children’s books with wishes: REB Images/Blend Images/Corbis
Eight female authors your class should know for the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s “Emma”: ©AmandaLewis/iStockphoto.com
Shared Stories: Common themes in myths and legends across cultures: ©Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Blend Images/Getty Images
Greek Mythology: ©Henry George Beeker/Alamy
In Search of Myths & Heroes: ©Vladimirs Poplavskis/Fotolia
Top 8 Special Animals in Greek Mythology: ©Comstock/Comstock Images/Getty Images
20 Writing Tips from Fiction Authors: ©Fancy/Alamy
Where Did Dragons Come From?: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Archaeological Evidence of Homer’s Trojan War Found: ©Marion Bull/Alamy
The (Still) Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe: ©Annie Reynolds/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle May Finally Be Solved: ©Lightguard /iStockphoto.com
Library of Congress Digs into 170 Billion Tweets: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Atlantis—True Story or Cautionary Tale?: ©DeVIce/Fotolia
‘Hamilton’ the Broadway musical is now a dazzling book: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
The Pre-Viking Legend of Ragnarӧk: ©Corbis
Was There a Trojan War?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Heroes and Legends Before Superman: ©Diverstudio/iStockphoto.com
The World’s Oldest Papyrus and What It Can Tell Us About the Great Pyramids: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Chilling True Story Behind the Pied Piper of Hamelin: ©Guy Jarvis/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Grade 7


Bold Actions

Zach Hodskins, One-Handed Basketball Player, Gets Shot at College Team: Getty Images
Erik Weihenmayer shows once again that barriers can be broken with ambition: Photodisc/Getty Images
Women Explorers: ©Vova Shevchuk/Shutterstock
Everest is becoming a conveyor belt of hikers who pay $25,000 to do the climb — these images reveal what the trek really looks like: ©kapulya/iStock/Getty Images
A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia: Photodisc/Getty Images
Girl helps paramedics through sign language skills: Photodisc/Getty Images
Meet Simon Wheatcroft, the blind ultramarathon runner: ©Maridav/iStockphoto.com
These Women Stepped In to Fill a WWII Pilot Shortage: U.S. Air Force photo
Pat Tillman: Biography: Photodisc/Getty Images
Bombing Survivor Rebekah Gregory On Marathon: ‘I Took My Life Back Today’: ©Christopher Futcher/E+/Getty Images
Book Excerpt from The Mountain: My Time on Everest: ©Getty Images
Brazilian Big-Wave Surfer Sets a Record: ©Willyam Bradberry/Shutterstock
San Jose Teen Honored as Hero For Yosemite Rescue: Photodisc/Getty Images
Nellie Cashman – Pioneering the Mining Camps: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Navigating Without the Crutch of Technology: ©Andrey_Kuzmin/Shutterstock
Sky Racing: Competitive Paragliding With the World’s Best: jennyt/Shutterstock
The road to ruin: are ultra-endurance events worth the risk?:
Kayla Montgomery: Young runner’s brave battle with MS: ©Warren Goldswain/Shutterstock
Wilma Rudolph Biography: ©Forgiss/Fotolia
Teen sailor Abby Sunderland’s yacht found intact 8 years after her rescue: ©mbbirdy/E+/Getty Images

Perception and Reality

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

Nature at Work

The Wood Wide Web: How trees secretly talk to and share with each other: ©Zu Sanchez Photography/Flickr RF/Getty Images
It’s the Season: ©Ursula Alter/Getty Images
How reintroducing wolves helped save a famous park: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Large Abelisaurus dinosaur footprint found in Bolivia: ©MELBA PHOTO AGENCY/Alamy
In 100 Years, This Forest Will Be Turned Into Secret Books By Your Favorite Writers: ©AVTG/iStockphoto.com
A dog has given birth to the first identical twin puppies: ©JUPITERIMAGES/Creatas/Alamy
Announcing the Finalists of the 12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest: ©Shutterstock
Confirmed: Your Dog Understands What You’re Saying: ©Gina Smith/Shutterstock
Why Ravens and Crows Are Earth’s Smartest Birds: ©D. Longenbaugh/Shutterstock
Beautiful X-Ray Photos Reveal Nature in New Light: Photodisc/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
Bees May Understand Zero, a Concept That Took Humans Millennia to Grasp: ©Kuzmin Andrey/Shutterstock
‘Nature Is a Powerful Teacher’: The Educational Value of Going Outside: Comstock/Getty Images
Brilliant Time-Lapse of Alaska’s Northern Lights: Carol Falcetta/Flickr/Getty Images
21 Reasons Why Forests Are Important: ©Sami Sarkis (6)/Alamy
Taking on Turtle Egg Poaching With Hollywood Decoys: ©mattwicks/iStock/Getty Images
Kids need to offset ‘screen time’ with ‘nature time’: Comstock/Getty Images
10 Famous Balancing Rocks Around the World: ©John Hoffman/Shutterstock
The History of Earth Day: ©Katrina Brown/Shutterstock

Risk and Exploration

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
Beyond: What drives the urge to explore?: National Archives and Records Administration
Cold-water coral reef found in Irish waters is deepest yet: ©Corbis
Apollo 11 tribute features stunning projections onto Washington Monument: ©Comstock Images/Getty Images
Why We Explore: ©Mike Brown/Fotolia
Shackleton’s Voyage of Endurance: ©Getty Images
2015 Emerging Explorers: ©Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
Where’s left to explore on Earth?: ©Lane V. Erickson/Shutterstock
Five Kitchen Objects Inspired by Nasa: ©adpePhoto/Shutterstock
Mars Science Laboratory: Curiosity Rover: Pixtal/SuperStock
Amelia Earhart didn’t die in a plane crash, investigators say: Photodisc/Getty Images
Why bother leaving the house?: ©Chase Jarvis/Photodisc/Getty Images
Check out the United Arab Emirates’ plans for building a Martian city—on Earth: ©Omar Dakhane/Moment RF/Getty Images
Oceanic Trouble? Summon These Aquanauts!: Stephen Frink/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
John F. Kennedy: The Space Program: National Archives and Records Administration
Under Arctic Ice: Kate Karrberg/Johner Images/Alamy
What are the dangers of living on Mars?: ©Purestock/Alamy
In a First, Gravitational Waves Linked to Neutron Star Crash:
Life at the Bottom: The Prolific Afterlife of Whales: ©Getty Images

The Stuff of Consumer Culture

Following Garbage’s Long Journey Around The Earth: ©Ulrich Mueller/Shutterstock
Study: Wanting Things Makes Us Happier Than Having Them: MIXA/Getty Images
When Did Shopping Become a Leisure Activity?: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Poll Shows Americans Shun Physical Robots But Welcome Smart Home Assistants: ©Phonlamai Photo/Shutterstock
Litter To Your Heart’s Content With This Seed-Bomb Coffee Cup: ©amenic181/Shutterstock
The Psychology of Holiday Impulse Buying: ©Corbis
The Hidden Beauty of a Walmart Store:
When Not Reading The Fine Print Can Cost Your Soul: ©LesByerley/iStock/Getty Images
Stuff: If That’s What You Wanted: ©PaulPaladin/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Buying begets buying: how stuff has consumed the average American’s life: ©Comstock/Getty Images
1950’s Car Culture: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Here’s How Streaming Music is Killing the Planet: Liquidlibrary/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
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
Consumers want a climate label for food, research shows: ©Spauln/E+/Getty Images
How Money Is Made: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
5 Ways Consumers Can Be More Socially Conscious in Shopping: Photodisc/Getty Images
Too Consumed to Ingest the world around us?: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Fall Seed Saving Tips: ©goir/Fotolia

Guided by a Cause

Do Something: ©mangostock/Fotolia
Ohio boy’s $20 investment in kindness yields big return: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Oseola McCarty: ©Tim Pannell/Corbis
A Timeline of 1968: The Year That Shattered America: ©Comstock Images/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Healing the Ocean with a Garden of Coral: Darryl Leniuk/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Social Change: ©maxstockphoto/Shutterstock
The 10 Most Generous Nations in the World: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
The Student Walkout Against Gun Violence, in Photos: ©Zoe/Fotolia
Study: Social Media Helps with Teenage Empathy, Awareness: ©kurhan/Shutterstock
Antioch Teens Raising Money to Help Orphans in Ethiopia: ©Bartosz Hadyniak/Vetta/Getty Images
Believe: ©Corbis
Biblioburro: The amazing donkey libraries of Colombia: Purestock/Getty Images
Jack Andraka, the Teen Prodigy of Pancreatic Cancer: Photodisc/Getty Images
Selma to Montgomery March: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
Why I Don’t Use A Smart Phone: ©D. Hurst/Alamy
How Misty Copeland is empowering at-risk youth through dance: ©demidoff/Shutterstock
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America: Letter From the President: ©SnowWhiteimages/Shutterstock
How this guide dog helps one blind triathlete chase her Paralympic dream: ©Shutterstock
7 Scientific Facts About the Benefit of Doing Good: ©sezer66/Shutterstock
Map of the Freedom Riders Route: ©kickstand/E+/Getty Images

Grade 8


Culture and Belonging ©iStockphoto.com

How Minneapolis’ Somali immigrants are keeping their artistic traditions alive: ©sugar0607/Fotolia
Can we choose our ethnic identities based on random obsessions?: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
From Germany to Mexico: How America’s source of immigrants has changed over a century: Library of Congress
A beautiful voice and cultural bridge: Photodisc/Getty Images
‘My Name, My Identity’: Educators Promote Cultural Awareness in Campaign: ©EHStock/Vetta/Getty Images
Students, Swedish-Americans swap immigrant stories: ©Shutterstock
How African Immigrants Are Creating a New Identity for Themselves in Houston: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Stuck Between Two Cultures: ©Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock
Coming from nothing makes giving all the more important to refugees: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Embracing My Chinese-American Identity: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Nationality, identity and the pledge of allegiance: ©S. Meltzer/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
A Young Immigrant’s Inspiring Story of Survival Moves the Internet to Take Action: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
Top 5 Influences on Regional Cooking in the United States: mrslevite/Fotolia
Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs: ©Carolyn lagattuta/Flickr/Getty Images
I am Indian American, and it’s 2017. But I still get asked ‘What are you?’: ©TheFinalMiracle/Shutterstock
Deaf Individuals Explain What It Means To Be Deaf: ©Huntstock/Disability Images/Getty Images
When These Latinos Tell Immigration Stories, They Push Beyond Fairy Tales: Hill Street Studios/ Getty Images
New Beginnings: Immigrant Women and the American Experience: ©Shutterstock
Am I rootless, or am I free? ‘Third culture kids’ like me make it up as we go along: ©fergregory/Fotolia
Why Cultural Appropriation Isn’t Cool: ©Corbis

The Thrill of Horror Rubberball/Getty Images

The Krampus and Fear in the Holidays: ©Sumikophoto/Shutterstock
Why Do People Love Horror Movies? They Enjoy Being Scared: ©Corbis
A Legacy of Horror Films: ©vhpfoto/Shutterstock
Beyond the Scream: What I Learned from Horror Movies: ©Voyagerix/Adobe Stock
Finding Frankenstein: On the trail of a monster across Europe: ©YorkBerlin/Shutterstock
Can Fear Actually Be Healthy? 5 Health Effects of Halloween Horrors: ©Mix and Match Studio/Shutterstock
Poe Museum: Library of Congress
Pop Culture’s Undying Edgar Allan Poe Obsession: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Brain scans gauge horror flick fear factor: ©Getty Images
Lovecraft tribute still haunting on a beautiful spring day: ©iStockphoto.com
E-Book Recreates a Monster: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Why do we read scary books?: ©Tom Tom/Shutterstock
Hollywood Horror: The Evolution of the Horror Movie Poster: ©STILLFX/Shutterstock
Horror movies tap into a primal fear instinct in your brain: ©Fuse/Corbis/Getty Images
HP Lovecraft: The man who haunted horror fans: ©Juniors Bildarchiv/Alamy
Scientists study the thrill of a chill: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
Can you be scared to death?: ©Shutterstock
7 Nightmarish Reads: ©Trueboy/Shutterstock
Is horror the most disrespected genre?: ©kjohansen/iStockphoto.com
Movie Monsters, Monster Movies And Why ‘Godzilla’ Endures: Photodisc/Getty Images

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

Groundbreaking Slavery Exhibit Opens at Tennessee State Museum: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
Richmond will fall again for 150th anniversary: ©Corbis
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
Where opera & abolitionist heroine Harriet Tubman meet: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Frederick Douglass’ Take on Independence Day: The Library of Congress
Alabama Senate Passes Confederate Monuments Bill: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Stop making second American Civil War clickbait: ©Georgijevic/E+/Getty Images
Underground Railroad: Primary Source Documents: ©Circa/Imagezoo/Getty Images
Who Was Edmund Pettus?: ©Radius/SuperStock
New photo shows ‘beautiful, resilient’ Harriet Tubman: ©Library of Congress
6 Southern Unionist Strongholds During the Civil War: ©chapin31/iStock/Getty Images
“I Will be Heard!”: Abolitionism in America: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Harriet Tubman Wins Unofficial Vote to Be on $20 Bill: ©Library of Congress
Final Confederate statue coming down in New Orleans: ©Corbis
Did Black Rebellion Win the Civil War?:  ©Corbis
Classic Slave Narratives: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
5 things you didn’t know about Frederick Douglass: ©Corbis
The American Civil War Then and Now: ©steheap/Fotolia
Grad Student Discovers A Lost Novel Written By Walt Whitman: ©Dmitry Pichugin/Fotolia

Approaching Adulthood Jupiterimages/Getty Images

Psychology says you need to achieve these 3 goals to become an adult: Hemera Technologies/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
8 Life Lessons Which You Can Learn From Sport and Hobbies: Comstock Images/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How puberty prepares adolescents for adulthood through changing face perceptions: Purestock/Getty Images
Apache Girl’s Rite of Passage: ©Corbis
Mindful Warriors: Meditation for Teenagers: ©vladm/Shutterstock
The Impulsive “Teen Brain” Isn’t Based in Science:  ©Corbis
Self-Defense Tips for Teens: Comstock/Getty Images
How to Stop Negative Thinking: ©Noel Hendrickson/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Researchers Study Effects Of Social Media On Young Minds: ©martiapunts/iStock/Getty Images
How Adulthood Happens: ©Jodi Matthews/iStockphoto.com
Graduating from high school: Tears, fears and peers: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
The Promise of Self-Compassion for Stressed-Out Teens: ©Peter Van Steen/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Why ‘Eighth Grade’ is the most painfully real middle-school movie you’ve ever seen: ©Sage78/iStockphoto.com
Teens and Sleep: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Think Like a Child: Comstock/Getty Images
Teens post online content to appear interesting, popular and attractive, UCI study finds: ©Hero Images/Hero Images/Getty Images
Teens, Your Brain Needs Real Food: ©Steve Debenport/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
How to Improve Communication with Your Parents: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Fatal crashes involving teen drivers decline sharply in U.S.: ©Christine Glade/iStockphoto.com
Why many teens don’t want to get a driver’s license: ©Digital Vision Ltd./SuperStock

Anne Frank’s Legacy ©Shutterstock

Anne Frank Today Is a Syrian Girl: ©Corbis
Anne Frank: 10 beautiful quotes from The Diary of a Young Girl: ©Carolyn lagattuta/Flickr/Getty Images
Archaeologists Unearth Pendant That May Be Linked To Anne Frank: ©S. Meltzer/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Anne Frank’s Stepsister Meets Teenagers from Swastika Photo: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Anne Frank: Her Life, Her Diary, Her Legacy: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Mystery of Anne Frank’s informer revealed by Dutch author: Photodisc/Getty Images
Anne Frank Who? Museums Combat Ignorance About the Holocaust: ©Ronald Wilfred Jansen/Shutterstock
Instagram Story Aims to Engage New Generation With Holocaust: ©PhotoAlto/Alamy
Alexandra Zapruder: Comstock/Getty Images
Oskar Schindler: Unlikely Hero: ©Corbis
After 75 Years, Anne Frank’s Diary Still Holds Lessons for Us All: ©Ronald Wilfred Jansen/Shutterstock
The Diary of Anne Frank Introduction: ©Kaylie_Kell/Shutterstock
Anne Frank’s marbles to go on display in Rotterdam: ©Corbis
See Jewish Life Before the Holocaust Through a Newly Released Digital Archive: Artville/Getty Images
Elie Wiesel’s Only Son Steps Up to His Father’s Legacy: Comstock/Getty Images
The Holocaust Memorial Museum Digitizes Over 200 Diaries: ©John Lamb/Digital Vision/Getty Images
75 Years Later, Anne Frank’s Diary Still Has Much To Teach: ©feije/iStock/Getty Images
Elie Wiesel Taught the World How to Confront Atrocities: ©Corbis
Nelson Mandela on the Diary of Anne Frank: ©BortN66/Shutterstock
Anne Frank to have official comic adaption; animated film coming soon: ©Hero Images Inc./Hero Images Inc./Corbis

The Value of Work ©Shutterstock

Everyone Benefits when Middle School Students Volunteer: ©mangostock/Fotolia
10 Awesome Business Ideas for Teen Entrepreneurs: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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
5 Ways to Find Career Ideas: Image Source/Getty Images
Why Taking Breaks Will Help You Get More Work Done: ©Aaron Amat/Shutterstock
Debunking The Millennials’ Work Ethic “Problem”: Brand X Pictures/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Migrant Farm Workers: Our Nation’s Invisible Population: ©Corbis
3 Awesome Teen Entrepreneurs Who Will Put You to Shame: ©Push Pictures/Somos Images/Corbis
Local girl collects shoes, makes a world of difference: 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
African-American Girl Blazing a Trail Through Chess: ©Corbis
Cool Jobs (That Pay!): Comstock/Getty Images
The fading of the teen summer job: ©gchutka/iStockphoto.com
8 Job Skills You Should Have: ©Steve Debenport/E+/Getty Images
Sorry, Strivers: Talent Matters: ©Svemir/iStockphoto.com
From World’s Fair to Maker Faire: Isaac Asimov: ©Liz Boyd/Alamy
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

Grade 9


Finding Common Ground Stockbyte/Getty Images

Why Getting to Know Your Neighbors Is More Important Than You Realize: ©Ariel Skelley/Blend Images/Getty Images
Participatory Theater: ©bojorgensen/Fotolia
Why it’s time for South Africa to take down its walls: ©Mel Curtis/Photodisc/Getty Images
How the Stress of Disaster Brings People Together: ©Blend Images - KidStock/Getty Images
Teens’ Play Brings Immigration Conversation to North Texas: ©stellalevi/iStock/Getty Images
9/11 Memorial: Nathan Blaney/Photodisc/Getty Images
6 Things You May Not Know About the Vietnam Veterans Memorial: ©Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Alexander Gardner: The mysteries of the Civil War’s photographic giant: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Inside These Lines: ©Corbis
At this library, it’s humans on loan, not books: Andrey Kiselev/Fotolia
The Orchestra Playing for Peace: ©Ferenc Szelepcsenyi/Alamy
A Better Way to Talk About Faith: ©Creatas RF/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
What Explains the Rise of Humans?: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
How the homeless create homes: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Apartheid: ©Corbis
Tightness and Looseness: A New Way to Understand Differences across the 50 United States: Comstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Germany’s leap of faith in migrant crisis: ©Joel Carillet/E+/Getty Images
Native American Pow Wows Celebrate Patriotism, Unity: ©MEB-Photography/Alamy
The Full Nelson: Photodisc/Getty Images
Do uniforms make schools better?: ©epicurean/Vetta/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

Human Genome Project: Deco Images II/Alamy
Wife on Mars: A love story: ©Purestock/Alamy
What Makes Siblings Bond?: ©Corbis
Your Gloomy Friends Don’t Want Cheering Up: ©Elena Elisseeva/Shutterstock
The Emotional Lives of Animals: ©Policas/Shutterstock
Love hormone helps autistic children bond with others, study shows: Photodisc/Getty Images
We’re More Alike Than Different: ©Mika/Flame/Corbis
How Jhumpa Lahiri Learned to Write Again: Thomas Marchessault/Cutcaster
Choir Singers’ Hearts Beat as One: Tim Pannell/Corbis
Are some facial expressions universal across cultures?: ©Barbara Penoyar/Photodisc/Getty Images
Google’s India Strategy: One Teardrop at a Time?: ©Adrian Pope/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
Bromances may be good for men’s health: ©Echo/Juice Images/Getty Images
Lessons Learned from My Birthday Friend: Photodisc/Getty Images
The age of loneliness is killing us: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Scientist Finds the Beginnings of Morality in Primate Behavior: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Virtual reality can help make people more compassionate compared to other media, new Stanford study finds: ©LightField Studios/Shutterstock
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
Puppy-Dog Eyes May Have Evolved in Stages: ©Nature Art/Shutterstock

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
A better way to talk about love: ©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
How to Recover from Romantic Heartbreak: ©DimaBerlin/Shutterstock
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
Retelling Romeo and Juliet at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage: ©Nella/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
With Utah’s concerns about youth suicide, should students study ‘Romeo and Juliet’?: ©monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Getty Images
In Search of Shakespeare: Timeline: ©Comstock Images/Getty Images
Elizabethan Playhouses, Actors, and Audiences: ©Steve Gorton/Getty Images
Hip-Hop and Shakespeare: ©Corbis
Kate Tempest: a winning wielder of words: ©AndreyTTL/E+/Getty Images

A Matter of Life or Death National Archives and Records Administration

East Aleppo’s last hospital destroyed by airstrikes: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
How Near-Death Experiences Work: Photodisc/Getty Images
X-Ray Vision Archaeology Reveals Holocaust Escape Tunnel: Pete Ryan/National Geographic/Getty Images
The Next Mass Extinction Might Be About Survival of the Laziest: ©Robert Matton AB/Alamy
Sunflowers Melt Fukushima’s Nuclear “Snow”: Photodisc/Getty Images
Incredible: How One Couple Saved 50 Children from the Nazis: Image Club Graphics/Getty Images
Survivor of Stalin’s prison camps runs first museum that looks at history of Russia’s Gulags: ©alfrag/Fotolia
Holocaust jacket found at tag sale leads to a life story: ©Jonathan Noden-Wilkinson/Shutterstock
Optimism May Be Hard-Wired into the Brain: Sebastian Kaulitzki/Alamy
Running for His Life: Inspirestock/Corbis
Ebola vaccine gives 100% protection, study finds: ©Charles Smith/Cardinal/Corbis
The Taliban Couldn’t Quash This Pakistani Squash Champ: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
How to make it as a female war correspondent: ©Billion Photos/Shutterstock
Circus ‘Families’ Bonded by Daring and Danger: ©Blend Images/Alamy
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
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
It Helps to Like Your Neighbor During a Natural Disaster: Photodisc/Getty Images
Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors: ©Corbis

Heroes and Quests ©Corbis

Kira Salak: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Russian Adventurer Completes Round-the-World Ballooning Record: ©Photographer Chris Archinet/Flickr/Getty Images
Hawking backs interstellar travel project: ©Corbis
Superheroes and the Hero Monomyth: Part I: ©RichVintage/E+/Getty Images
CNN Heroes: Razia Jan: ©Corbis
10 Inspiring Stories of Everyday Heroes: ©stphillips/iStockphoto.com
Krubera Cave—The World’s Deepest Cave: ©gynane/iStockphoto.com
From Nazi Germany to Australia: The Incredible True Story of History’s Longest Kayak Journey: ©Karl Weatherly/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why do we need heroes?: ©Corbis
Why We Explore: NASA
Bob Gilruth, the Quiet Force Behind Apollo: ©StockTrek/Photodisc/Getty Images
NASA’s on target to send humans to Mars within the next 2 decades — but here’s why the moon should come first: ©Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
Felicity Aston: Explorer, Speaker, Author: ©Exactostock/SuperStock
Ferdinand Magellan: Comstock/Getty Images
Why exploration matters—and why the government should pay for it: ©Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
The Road to Resilience: ©Premysl/Shutterstock
The Quest to End the Flu: Steve Hix/Somos Images/Corbis
Can Travel Change You?: ©Corbis
Expect crocs and killers when paddling down the Congo River in a canoe: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Are you monomythic? Joseph Campbell and the hero’s journey: ©Photodisc/Alamy

Grade 10


Ourselves and Others Image Source/Getty Images

Timeline of Flag Desecration Issues: ©Joseph Sohm-Visions of America/Digital Vision/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
This Georgetown sophomore wants to change how we view and talk about disabilities: ©Jack Hollingsworth/Getty Images
5 Ways to Listen Better: ©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
What Is a Stereotype?: ©Jim Arbogast/Photodisc/Getty Images
Integration of Central High School: Comstock/Getty Images
The History of the American Flag: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Kindness of Strangers:
Racist words and acts, like the El Paso shooting, harm children’s health: ©Monkey Business Images Ltd/Getty Images
These Twins, One Black and One White, Will Make You Rethink Race: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Dare to Disagree:
Everything You Need to Know About Israel-Palestine: ©H. Wiesenhofer/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Museum of Tolerance: ©bojorgensen/Fotolia
Crisis Guide: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Photodisc/Getty Images
Three Clergymen, Three Faiths, One Relationship: Corbis
Strangers Spot People with Compassionate Genes in Seconds: ©Don Couch/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Team: Better Together: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The Natural World Carson Ganci/Design Pics Inc/Alamy

Nature: The Master Medicine-Maker: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
Family Farmers Fighting Climate Change: ©Corbis
Finding connections to nature in cities is key to healthy urban living: ©Corbis
Greening the Desert: Jupiterimages/Comstock Images/Getty Images
Losing the Dark: ©Victoria Smith/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Why You Should ‘Rewild’ Your Diet to Help Your Microbiome: ©Berit Kessler/Shutterstock
Coral reefs provide flood protection worth $1.8 billion every year— it’s time to protect them: ©Rafael Ben-Ari/Fotolia
There have been five mass extinctions in Earth’s history. Now we’re facing a sixth.: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Wildlife thriving around Chernobyl nuclear plant despite radiation: ©Corbis
How Green Buildings Could Save Our Cities: ©Alison Hancock/Shutterstock
Scientists work out way to make Mars surface fit for farming: ©Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
Microbes at Work: Photodisc/Getty Images
The True Story of Kudzu, the Vine That Never Truly Ate the South: ©Black Rock Digital/Shutterstock
Signs of Life: ©T. O'Keefe/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Oh Dear: Photos Show What Humans Have Done To The Planet: ©luoman/E+/Getty Images
Being outside can improve memory, fight depression, and lower blood pressure — here are 12 science-backed reasons to spend more time outdoors: ©Blazej Lyjak/Shutterstock
Biblical bee-keepers picked the best bees: ©StudioSmart/Shutterstock
12 Surprising Facts About Starfish: ©Tony Sweet/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Fake-Nature: © HMCo.
Technology That Imitates Nature: ©stocksnapper/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images

Responses to Change ©Fotolia

Gaming Can Make a Better World: ©BananaStock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
100 years ago, ‘The Rite of Spring’ incited a riot in a Paris theater: ©oleg66/iStockphoto.com
Who Gets to Claim Kafka?: ©Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock
Metamorphosis: Animal Shape-Shifters: ©Stephane Bidouze/Shutterstock
How to Survive a Disaster: ©Claudiad/iStockphoto.com
Earth’s Magnetic Field Flip Could Happen Sooner Than Expected:
With Climate Change No Longer in the Future, Adaptation Speeds Up: ©Linda Bucklin/Shutterstock
The Battered Old Car That Drove My Father’s American Dream: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Captured: The moment photosynthesis changed the world: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Kafka’s ‘Metamorphosis’ Turns 100: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Shareable quotes from experts about the impact of digital life: ©eclipse_images/iStock/Getty Images
Bioluminescent Art: Beautiful Bacteria Glow in the Dark: Cre8tive Studios/Alamy
Stephen Hawking: Biography: ©plefevre/iStockphoto.com
The ‘America effect’: How immigrants fall crazy in love: ©moodboard/SuperStock
5 Tips to Help You Respond Effectively to Change: ©SW Productions/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Frog Fable Brought to Boil: ©D. Hurst/Alamy
35 Who Made a Difference: Andy Goldsworthy: H. Richard Johnston/PhotoDisc/Getty Images
Arctic 2.0: What Happens After All the Ice Goes?: ©Christopher Wood/Shutterstock
11 dramatic ways the world has changed in the last 20 years alone: ©iQoncept/Fotolia
Hour of Horror Forever Alters American Lives: Image Source/Getty Images

How We See Things ©Corbis

Auden’s Musée des Beaux Arts: ©C Squared Studios/Photodisc/Getty Images
How to Build a Happier Brain: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
The Gambler’s Fallacy: ©Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images
Gabriel García Márquez remembers his dearest friend, Julio Cortázar: ©Grant Faint/Stockbyte/Getty Images
Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? To Create Optical Illusions: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
Secret of Photo 51: ©TRBfoto/Photodisc/Getty Images
Can Language Influence Our Perception of Reality?: ©nobiggie/iStock/Getty Images
The eyes have it: Seven tips for maintaining vision: ©Timofeyev Alexander/Shutterstock
James Webb Space Telescope: Marshall Space Flight Center / NASA
Fake memory implanted in mice with a beam of light: Photodisc/Getty Images
Emily Dickinson’s Letters: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
How did 16 photographs change the way we see the world?: ©YsaL/iStockphoto.com
Drawing Geometric Perspective: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Animal Navigation: ©WoodenDinosaur/iStockphoto.com
Did Stone Age cavemen talk to each other in symbols?: Texas Department of Transportation
Why We Want to Squeeze Cute, Little Things: Comstock/Getty Images
Humans have more than 5 senses: ©Cultura Creative/Alamy
An eyetooth for an eye: A rare transplant restores sight to blinded woman: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
Optical illusions show how we see: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Leap Seconds: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Absolute Power Photodisc/Getty Images

Macbeth Defeated at Dunsinane: ©Joe Cornish/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Can Shakespeare help reform prisoners?: ©Corbis
Shakespeare, Lincoln, and Ambition: ©wynnter/iStockphoto.com
Manga ‘Macbeth’, graphic novel ‘Romeo’, it’s Shakespeare for 21st century readers: ©Danomyte/Shutterstock
All Power Tends to Corrupt: Bilderbuch/Design Pics/Corbis
Modern ‘Macbeth’ spills blood in the kitchen: Photodisc/Getty Images
James Thurber Lost Most of His Eyesight to a Tragic Childhood Accident: ©Tischenko Irina/Shutterstock
Macbeth’s encounter with the witches: ©Corbis
How Dictators Come to Power in a Democracy: National Archives and Records Administration
An Interview with Poet Patricia Smith: ©hxdbzxy/Shutterstock
Toil and Trouble: The Curse of Macbeth: ©Leonard Mc Lane/Digital Vision/Getty Images
The “Scottish” Play: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
When Satire Becomes Art: Library of Congress
Why Shakespeare Matters: Joshua Ets-Hokin / PhotoDisc / Getty Images
“Macbeth” Movie Review:
The Crucial Difference Between a Good Person and a Good Leader: ©Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Blend Images/Getty Images
Macbeth’s curse: study identifies link between sleeplessness and paranoia: Paul Burns/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Fortified but Still in Peril, New Orleans Braces for Its Future: Jupiterimages/Comstock Images/Getty Images
Hurricane Katrina: Facts, Damage, and Aftermath: ©Fotolia
Top 5 Worst Dictators:

Hard-Won Liberty National Archives and Records Administration

Malala Yousafzai’s Courage: ©Corbis
White clergymen urge local Negroes to withdraw from demonstrations: ©Stephen Firmender/Shutterstock
Gandhi statue removed from African university over claims of racism: ©popovaphoto/iStockphoto.com
Civil Disobedience: ©Richard Nowitz/National Geographic/Getty Images
Film Review: ‘Selma’: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Social Media Sparked, Accelerated Egypt’s Revolutionary Fire: ©Robert Churchill/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
Martin Luther King was no prophet of unity. He was a radical: ©Uncle Leo/Shutterstock
Gene Sharp: How to Start a Revolution: ©wong yu liang/Shutterstock
French Revolution: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution: ©rostislav foursa/Alamy
AI is sending people to jail—and getting it wrong: ©oneword/iStock/Getty Images
The War Over King’s Legacy: ©Luiz Felipe Castro/Flickr/Getty Images
How a book club is helping to keep ex-offenders from going back to jail: Photodisc/Getty Images
Ben Franklin’s Famous ‘Liberty, Safety’ Quote Lost Its Context In 21st Century: ©joecicak/E+/Getty Images
After 39 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment, Ricky Jackson Is Finally Free: ©C Squared Studios/Photodisc/Getty Images
Mixtape of the Revolution: Photodisc/Getty Images
Saudi Arabia women defy authorities over female driving ban: ©Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images
Meeting in the Middle: Youth Activism and Formal Politics in Egypt: ©Fotolia
Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained: Stockbyte/Getty Images
Teaching Gandhi’s Nonviolent Principles in a Violent Time: ©PA Images/Alamy

Grade 11


Coming to America ©Visions of America, LLC/Alamy

Seeing Opportunity In A Question: “Where Are You Really From?”: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
U.S. Immigration Before 1965: Comstock/Getty Images
Hernán Cortés Biography: Ocean/Corbis
BORDERLINE: ©stellalevi/iStock/Getty Images
Navajos share stories about their past, the world: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
‘One Nation with News for All’: Newseum looks at Ethnic media in America: ©John Langford/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How America became Italian: ©Hola Images/Getty Images
CONQUISTADORS: ©Constance McGuire/iStockphoto.com/Getty Images
America, The Startup: How European Settlers Launched The Most Entrepreneurial Economy In The World: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
U.S. Immigration Since 1965: ©Adam Hester/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
King Philip’s War: Gaja Snover/Alamy
Should America Take Down Monuments That Romanticize Conquistadors?: ©Neil Beer/Photodisc/Getty Images
Explorer says he found Columbus’ ship, the Santa Maria: ©LindaMarieB/iStockphoto.com
My Day One: From the Streets of Lahore to the Heart of Texas: ©DK Dixon/Fotolia
Celebrate Our Mother Tongues: ©Corbis
Montana House Approves Replacing Columbus Day With ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’: ©bpperry/iStock/Getty Images
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

Building a Democracy ©Karl Kost/Alamy

The Real Birth of American Democracy: ©Wikimedia Commons
A democracy deficit plagues the US and the European Union: ©Image Source/Getty Images
The Stamp Act Riots, 250 Years Ago: ©Comstock/Getty Images
A New Museum of the American Revolution, Warts and All: ©Mark Karrass/Corbis
21 Things You May Not Know About the U.S. Constitution: ©larry1235/Shutterstock
Phillis Wheatley: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Why the Colonies Most Galvanizing Leader Never Became a Founding Father: ©Centaur/Fotolia
The day the Constitution was adopted: ©webking/iStockphoto.com
American history unfolds in ‘Assassin’s Creed 3’: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Benjamin Franklin: Founding Father … and Fireman: ©Wim Wiskerke/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
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
Revolutionary Limits: Native Americans: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Where would we be without George Washington?: Comstock/Getty Images

The Individual and Society Photodisc/Getty Images

In The Adventures of Henry Thoreau, Michael Sims follows along the path of self-discovery that led to Walden Pond: ©Sam Dudgeon/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Happiness Is Not Only an Individual Matter: ©Shutterstock
Prelude to War: Manifest Destiny: Dynamic Graphics / Getty Images
Martin Luther King, Jr. found inspiration in Henry David Thoreau: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
A Dual Mission: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Aziz Ansari Goes to India: ©Aivar Mikko/Alamy
Why we quoth ‘The Raven’ evermore: Life on white/Alamy
‘In stressed times, we can take comfort in wildlife’: why nature-writing is ‘exploding’: ©tbkmedia.de/Alamy
The Tale of Mabel, Millicent, and the Poet: ©Anna Ok/Shutterstock
A Conversation With Native Americans on Race: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
The Lesson of the Power Loom: Photos.com/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The Gold Rush of 1849: ©optimarc/Shutterstock
War of 1812: Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
Bedroom 360 Exhibit: ©esolla/iStockphoto.com
Bitter Sweets: joSon/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Can a Video Game Capture the Magic of Walden?: ©Richard Nowitz/National Geographic/Getty Images
Walt Whitman’s war: Creatas / Getty Images
Ralph Waldo Emerson: ©S. Solum/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
7 Inspiring Quotes from Ralph Waldo Emerson That Are Useful Today: ©Artur Marfin/Shutterstock
Walden Pond State Reservation: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images

A New Birth of Freedom ©Corbis

‘The Blood of Lynching Victims Is in This Soil.’: ©PrairieArtProject/iStockphoto.com
Discovery Leads Yale to Revise a Chapter of Its Black History: Photodisc/Getty Images
Remembering the fight for women’s rights: Suffragists at Seneca Falls laid groundwork for others in the struggle for equality: Library of Congress
How I teach students about equality: only Smarties have the answer: Rafael Angel Irusta Machin/Alamy
Why celebrating Juneteenth is more important now than ever: ©hartcreations/iStock/Getty Images
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage: ©Library of Congress
The Lost History: Help Us Find the Declaration of Sentiments: ©James P. Blair/Photodisc/Getty Images
Where the Buffalo No Longer Roamed: Comstock/Getty Images
Sherman’s March to the Sea: A military triumph left a bitter legacy: Image Ideas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
The First Pride Marches, In Photos: ©NiklasEmmoth/iStock/Getty Images
A Time of Reckoning:
Documentary explores US exclusion of Chinese in the 1800s: ©Everett Historical/Shutterstock
Black Leaders During Reconstruction: ©Ilene MacDonald/Alamy
PRO AND CON: Should Confederate monuments be removed?: ©Corbis
Did Quilts Hold Codes to the Underground Railroad?: ©Eric Camden/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Ida B. Wells: Library of Congress
A Cutting-Edge Second Look at the Battle of Gettysburg: ©Getty Images
A Civil War journal, up close and personal: ©Susan Law Cain/Shutterstock
3 Reasons Why Chinese Workers Were the MVP’s on the Transcontinental Railroad: HemeraTechnologiesJupiterimages/Getty Images
In 1870, Henrietta Wood Sued for Reparations—and Won: ©Billion Photos/Shutterstock

An Age of Realism ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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
Another Obama Decision Reversed? Now It’s About Food Safety.: ©Kent Knudson/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Women ‘Computers’ Who Revolutionized Astronomy: ©Cardens Design/Shutterstock
The Challenges and Opportunites of 21st Century Muckracking: ©Dennis MacDonald/Alamy
Investigative journalism finds a new outlet: the stage: ©aerogondo2/Shutterstock
Jack London’s mark on literature: ©Corbis
Mark Twain’s Interactive Scrapbook: ©Folio/Alamy
Jack London Biography: ©AleksandarGeorgiev/iStockphoto.com
Robber barons and silicon sultans: ©C. Borland/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
In the Gilded Age, Americans loved and feared the railroad companies — and it can teach Big Tech a valuable lesson: ©FotograFFF/Shutterstock
Opulence in the “Gilded Age,” 1890: Getty Images
Lessons From Vanderbilt And Rockefeller: Know Your ‘One Big Thing’: Dynamic Graphics / Getty Images
Reform the Nation’s Food System: ©Monty Rakusen/cultura/Corbis
This Mysterious Event Led to the Spanish-American War: ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Louis Pasteur: The man who led the fight against germs: ©Pixtal/Age Fotostock
Why being a foodie isn’t ‘elitist’: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Pioneering Social Reformer Jacob Riis Revealed “How The Other Half Lives” in America: ©kenny1/Shutterstock
Tenements: ©kenny1/Shutterstock

The Modern World Photodisc/Getty Images

The AI Revolution Is On: Dynamic Graphics/Getty Images
Double-Bind: Three Women of the Harlem Renaissance: Stockbyte/Getty Images
The Many Ethical Implications of Emerging Technologies: ©David Selman/Corbis
Build-a-brain: ©Andrea Danti/Fotolia
Growing Up Colored: ©Larry Mulvehill/Corbis
Can Museums and Other Institutions Keep up With Digital Culture?: Goodshoot/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
How America’s Leading Science Fiction Authors Are Shaping Your Future: ©fongfong/Shutterstock
A Deeper Look at the Politicians Who Passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964:
Holocaust Museum: Exhibit probes Berlin’s historic Olympics of 1936: ©Corbis
The Football Genius of F. Scott Fitzgerald: Photodisc/Getty Images
Two steps forward, one step back: how World War II changed how we do human research: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
How smart cities can create their own poetry – tech podcast: ©Devin_Pavel/Shutterstock
Journey to “The Crucible”: Thinkstock/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
What’s next for the Internet of Things?: Photodisc/Getty Images
How Apple and IBM Marketed the First Personal Computers: Comstock/Getty Images
‘It makes me cry:’ Tim O’Brien’s Vietnam War wounds will never heal: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
World Without Borders: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images
Gordon Parks exhibit offers intimate glimpse into segregation-era life for African Americans: ©Clark Brennan/Alamy
There Is Nothing Accidental About School Segregation: ©Corbis
The art of 9/11: Image Source/Getty Images

Grade 12


Chasing Success ©Andres RodriguezFotolia

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
Jamaica Kincaid’s Antigua: ©Justin Kase z10z/Alamy
Personality Matters More Than Intelligence at School: ©Stockbyte/Getty Images
Not all psychopaths are criminals – some psychopathic traits are actually linked to success: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Lessons from the longest study on human development: ©lostinbids/E+/Getty Images
Teenage Stress: Comstock/Getty Images
Running Down a Dream: Photodisc/Getty Images
Why We Won’t See More Games Like ‘Pokemon Go’: ©Hero Images/Fancy/Corbis
The Life-Changing Power Of Redefining How You Measure Success: ©Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Have Sports Teams Brought Down America’s Schools?: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Great Myth of Success: ©Comstock/Getty Images
Dress for Success: How Clothes Influence Our Performance: ©PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
How Kids Learn Resilience: Creatas/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Looking Back in Anger: Jamaica Kincaid: ©Justin Kase z10z/Alamy
Does Success Breed Success?: ©Butter45/Shutterstock
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
The Benefits of Optimism Are Real: Jupiterimages/Getty Images
This Is Your Brain on Summer: ©Corbis

Gender Roles ©Fotolia

Women Have Been Part of U.S. Combat for Years, Although Not on Front Lines: Thinkstock Images/Jupiterimages/Getty Images
Meet McKenna Pope, ‘Foot Soldier’ challenging gender stereotypes: ©moodboard/Corbis
Modern day Canterbury Tales refreshes Chaucer to tell the lost stories of refugees: ©Joan van Hurck/Alamy
Wives are partly to blame for the fact that men won’t take ‘female’ jobs, professor says: ©Corbis
How Parents Influence Kids’ Gender Roles: ©AE Pictures Inc./DigitalVision/Getty Images
From Bruce Springsteen to Tyson Fury, men are opening up about depression: ©Corbis
The Female Thor and the Female Comic-Book Reader: ©Diverstudio/iStockphoto.com
This year marks a new language shift in how English speakers use pronouns: ©alexmillos/Shutterstock
Wonder Women have been smashing the patriarchy since classical times: ©Stephen Chung/Shutterstock
A Brief History of Women’s Fight to Wear Pants: ©Fotokostic/Shutterstock
Wikipedia Bumps Women from “American Novelists” Category: ©Photoalto/Photolibrary
When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink?: Photodisc/Getty Images
The North Carolina Way: Tim Pannell/Corbis
When Girls Studied Planets and the Skies Had No Limits: ©Tomi/PhotoLink/Photodisc/Getty Images
Why many children have more-liberal attitudes about gender roles: ©Steve Cole/the Agency Collection/Getty Images
Women really are better doctors, study suggests: ©Photodisc/Getty Images
Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales 2012 – a multimedia pilgrimage: ©imagebroker/Alamy
Saudi Women Still Can’t Drive, But They Are Making It To Work: ©Carlos Hernandez/Westend61/Corbis
Patience Agbabi: Chaucer remixed: ©Jupiterimages/Getty Images
A storytelling pilgrimage inspired by “The Canterbury Tales”: ©GWImages/Shutterstock

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 Fertility and Futility of Hatred: ©Corbis
Schoolyard conflicts may be linked to serious health problems later in life, research shows: ©SpeedKingz/Shutterstock
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

Taking Risks ©Deddeda/Design Pics/Corbis

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
Taking risks in pursuit of innovation is good. So is preparing for it: ©Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Getty Images
Food: How Altered?: Comstock/Getty Images
In the Age of ISIS, Is War Reporting Worth the Risk?: ©secablue/iStockphoto.com
When a city feels good, people take more risks: ©LevKPhoto/iStock/Getty Images
Eliza Griswold on the Importance of Taking Risks: ©Charles Smith/Corbis
Why Teens Ignore Risk For a Little Reward: Comstock/Getty Images
Saying yes to the world: Writer Anthony Doerr in Houston: ©Radius Images/Getty Images
The real risks of artificial intelligence: ©Phonlamai Photo/Shutterstock
Beowulf—an epic game for the whole family: ©Corbis
Running the risk: why experience matters when making decisions: ©RFarrarons/Shutterstock
Maybe Your Comfort Zone Isn’t What You Think It Is: Compassionate Eye Foundation/Robert Kent/Photodisc/Getty Images
From A Risky Spacewalk To The Top of Mount Everest: ©Kenneth Koh/Adventure Nomad/Flickr/Getty Images
Are Pit Bulls Really Dangerous?: ©CMCD/Photodisc/Getty Images
The 10 Most Dangerous Jobs and How Much They Pay: ©Jules Frazier/Photodisc/Getty Images
The Real Risks of Texting and Driving: Thinkstock / Getty Images
Grand Canyon Stunts Over the Years: ©Christophe Testi/Shutterstock

Finding Ourselves in Nature ©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
Ten reasons why we need more contact with nature: ©Oleg Znamenskiy/Fotolia
Beyond Denali: Restoring Native American names: ©Robert Glusic/Corbis
Is Nature the Key to Rehabilitating Prisoners?: ©Corbis
Biomimicry: technology inspired by nature: ©photonimo/iStockphoto.com
Fix the Garden program nourishes offenders and the needy: ©Beanstock Images/Radius Images/Corbis
What Makes Us Human?: ©Shutterstock
This Environmental Scientist Makes Art Out Of Climate Data: ©Nick Rowe/Photodisc/Getty Images
11 scientific reasons you should be spending more time outside: ©Romrodphoto/Shutterstock
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
‘The Abundance,’ by Annie Dillard: ©Corbis
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

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