This week, we learned …
We love this map!!!
Use our study guide to help sound out your own neighborhood!
Image courtesy Geographical
What are some of our favorite infographics?
Members of the Comanche, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Caddo, and Kiowa nations were detained at Fort Marion, Florida, in the 1870s. The Kiowa inmates identified above are Lone Wolf, Double Vision, White Horse, Woman’s Heart, and Mamante (Owl Prophet). The officer left is identified as Capt. Richard H. Pratt
Photograph courtesy Wikimedia. Public domain
What were the “Indian Wars” that led to the internment of Native Americans at Fort Marion?
Who are the Maori?
What is the shocking truth about electric animals?
Researchers were able to show that a key pre-K program has significant, positive effects on students’ outcomes and well-being through middle school.
Photograph by Lynn Johnson, National Geographic
Map it with your pre-K cuties!
Zoom in to examine a map of colonial massacres in Australia.
How did Aboriginal songlines help draw the modern map of Australia?
Fishing equipment (seen trailing behind this big, beautiful whale) and lack of food are blamed for pushing numbers of the world’s most endangered marine animal to just 450.
Photograph by NOAA News Archive
How can your students use maps to analyze threats to North Atlantic right whales?
It’s a jelly world. We all just live in it.
Photograph by Thomas Pl Peshak, National Geographic
Jellies may have been the first animals to evolve. Will they be the last?
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, also known as drones) are a good way to gather data.
Photograph by Joe McNally, National Geographic
So, do you want to fly drones for conservation?
The cost of Christmas trees like these beautiful spruces, pines, firs, has more than doubled since 2008.
Photograph by David Whelan, courtesy Wikimedia. Public domain
Buying a living tree is economical as well as environmental—find out more ways to turn your white Christmas green.