This week, we learned …
This historical geology map is almost as pretty as the big hydrological one Louisiana has.
Map by John Kappler, National Geographic Education Programs
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This isn’t the prized red beaded rice, but it’s a sister.
Photograph by International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), courtesy Wikimedia. CC-BY-2.0
Use our resources to learn more about the rich history of slave and African American contributions to American cuisine.
What’s the problem with our Grosvenor Teacher Fellow professional development program? There’s not more of it.
Photograph by CT Ticknor
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A blacktip reef shark prowls a mangrove forest in Seychelles.
Photograph by Thomas P. Peschak, National Geographic
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Use our extended lesson plan to go “beyond borders.”
An exercise program that gets young children running and playing for an hour before school could make them happier and healthier, while also jibing with the needs and schedules of parents and school officials.
Photograph by Michael S. Yamashita, National Geographic
Looking for exercise programs? Here are 10 ways to take your class outside!
Oh kelp, is there nothing you can’t do?
Photograph by Brian J. Skerry, National Geographic
What are seaweeds?
Some archaeologists subtly or explicitly dismissed the notion that black Africans were capable of creating art, technology, and metropolises like those from Egypt or Rome. Nubia, a region in what is now Sudan, boasts civilizations older than dynastic Egypt.
Illustration by Gregory Manchess, National Geographic
What makes a civilization?
The United States Olympic Team parades during the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympics at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium. Boston and Minneapolis-St. Paul boast the largest contingent of U.S. athletes at the games.
Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen
What Winter Olympic athletes are the fittest? Depends what you mean by fit.
The original caption here reads “New York City celebrating the surrender of Japan. They threw anything and kissed anybody in Times Square. 08/14/1945”
Photograph by Lt. Victor Jorgensen Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Photographic Center. Public domain
Might language have been influenced by geography, too?
Does our map align with how Southerners think of themselves?
Map by National Geographic
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