This week, we learned …
How has paleontology changed in the last 77 years?
Why was the mold so valuable?
Victoria Island is popular weekend hangout for middle-class Lagosians and foreigners.
Photograph by Robin Hammond, National Geographic
What are the most pressing issues for Africa’s growing urban geography?
Learn a little about our eight-planet system!
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is restoring native prairie grasses in an attempt to restore pollinator-friendly fields.
Photograph by James L. Amos, National Geographic
How can you attract pollinators to your class garden?
We give you the facts, and want you to evaluate them for yourself!
Lake Titicaca sits in the Andes, about 3,810 meters (12,500 feet) above sea level, making it the world’s highest lake.
Photograph by Carl S. Bell, National Geographic
What prompted the concern about Lake Titicaca?
How did the ancient Maya use mica ‘glitter’ to make their temples gleam?
Most scientists think it was the egg.
Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart, National Geographic
Can you complete these egg-speriments?
Corn was first cultivated in Mesoamerica, and made its way to what is now the U.S. states of New Mexico and Arizona about 4,000 years ago.
Photograph by Richard Barnes, National Geographic
What is corn?
How does your evaluation fit in with our Learning Framework?