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This week, we learned …
… there is a secret library in Syria—and users dodge bullets to reach it.
Learn more about the civil war in Syria here.
… students who take AP classes don’t actually get better grades.
Still interested in AP? Try material from our AP Human Geography collection.
… archaeologists sniffed out 340-year-old cheese at a Swedish shipwreck, and 2,000-year-old “bottom wipers” at a latrine on the Silk Road.
Learn more about the Silk Road, without “bottom wipers.”
… American STEM students are too WEIRD, and they might benefit from those old-fashioned college lectures after all.
Use our STEM resources to foster 21st-century skills.