What did you learn this week? This week, we learned …
… the world has twice as many birds as we thought it did.
Twice as many bird species to fit in the Photo Ark! Where would you start?
… what it will take to run a marathon in under two hours.
What does it take to run more than a marathon?
… business tips from Syrian refugees.
Where are Syrian refugee camps?
… you can taste garlic with your feet. Great science experiment or greatest science experiment?
Get your experiment started by planting garlic in your garden!
… how the U.S. Naval War College prepares students to learn faster and retain information longer.
Use our service-learning toolkit to bring a hands-on approach to your class.
… why so many French cafés have closed.
How are schools preparing culinary students for the real-world challenges in the restaurant industry?
… organic farming doesn’t mean fair labor.
How are the environmental and health concerns of agricultural labor factored in to a “top crop”?
… seasteaders are staking claims in the ocean.
What’s the history of artificial islands and the sovereigns who rule them?
… American soldiers might be more like Roman legions than warriors.
Meet a real Roman legionnaire!
… monkeys may be able to talk, but we’re glad they don’t.
Learn a little about monkeys with our great graphic!
3 thoughts on “11 Things We Learned This Week”
Your blog is wonderful! Thanks so much for sharing your knowledge!
Very Informative Blog posts for Teacher to enhanced Students on Weekly basis with 11 New Things from around the Globe.
How can people run marathon.. I can’t even run 1 km without stopping unless chased by a street dog… Hehe.. I think my slippers will help me more than my high heel sandles.. Jokes apart it’s really very difficult to run a Marathon and if it’s possible to get 1:59:59 marathon by changing shoes material than it would be a game changing technology…
All the very best for all athletes of marathon and maybe one would achieve sub 2 marathon…