This week we learned …
Photograph by Simon Roberts, National Geographic
Learn how one teacher uses Harry Potter and other pop culture references in class.
What would happen if we stopped eating meat altogether?
Bees vibrate in the key of “Hey Jude” to make flowers give up the goods.
Photograph by Mark Moffett, National Geographic
What are some ways you can be a “bee BFF”?
The Tohono O’odham Nation sits on 119 kilometers (74 miles) of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Photograph by Edward S. Curtis, National Geographic
How is one school incorporating Tohono O’odham ethnobotany to its sustainable schoolyard?
West Virginia students take recess while a factory emits steam and gases nearby.
Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic
How can you assess the environmental conditions in your own community?
How does UPS sort and ship thousands of packages every day?
The Spanish invasion of Mexico (that’s Hernan Cortes meeting Aztec leader Moctezuma II, above) was followed by a series of epidemics.
Illustration by Ned M. Seidler, National Geographic
How does Aztec society live on during the Day of the Dead?
A father and son appreciate California’s redwoods.
Photograph by Michael Nichols, National Geographic
Introduce your students to environmental issues with our activity.
Tanneries, like this one in Nigeria, are often unregulated and workers are exposed to toxins such as sulfuric acid, chromium, and lime.
Photograph by Ed Kashi, National Geographic
Europeans have been dressing in leather for a long time.
Illustration by Mikel Jaso, National Geographic
Catch up on 10 ways to celebrate Shakespeare!
Where else is public transit a challenge?