Source: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
The balance between humans and nature is a precarious one, and for some time nature has been telling us we are doing something wrong. Read about how both human and environmental health is intertwined.
Source: The Washington Post
The idea that if we just work hard enough, our academic achievement will improve may inspire some students. But not everyone benefits from being pushed to achieve.
In response to the educational challenges presented by the pandemic, students are arming themselves with data.
Source: The Conversation
Read one author’s take on our “age of fear” and the rise of the zombie.
A former competitive chess player challenges the widely-held belief that men are innately better at chess than women.
Source: TED Ed
People don’t need to be old to make history. In this talk, Brad Meltzer encourages young people to change the world by following three simple principles.
Back in 2005, the Gallup organization took a poll to discover what frightened American teens. Check out that poll’s results and compare them to the fears of teens today. What fears do today’s teens share with teens in 2005? What fears differ? Take a poll among your friends and classmates to find out.
Constructive conflict fuels progress far better than passive agreement does. Learn how great ideas and strong results can stem from disagreement.
Source: Roper Center, Cornell University
It’s said that hindsight is 20/20; looking back, the horrors of the Holocaust are clear. But what did Americans think at the time?