This week, we learned …
… 112 years after the great quake, San Francisco is still taking seismic risks. Read of the week!
Explore the science behind San Francisco’s Earthquakes … and make one of your own with our Forces of Nature interactive.
… how a marine biologist is sticking her neck out for geoducks and making waves at the forefront of a new Native American STEM movement.
How is National Geographic Education fostering STEM education? With all sorts of resources.
… seas may be rising too fast to save the Mississippi Delta.
What have previous Mississippi deltas looked like? Download our beautiful map to find out.
… eroding mountains could release, not trap, greenhouse gases.
If mountains aren’t a carbon sink, where are they? Use our activity to find out.
… “sea nomads” may be genetically adapted to diving.
How might the Bajau lifestyle contribute to their diet? Find out with our lovely video.
… Minnesota has a runaway bog, and is seeking solutions.
What’s a bog? What’s a floating island?
… the lost language of the American logger.
Can you think of another popular 19th-century profession with a vanished vocabulary? Look to the seas.
… whatever happened to One Laptop Per Child.
How are laptops and innovative educators bringing education to refugees in Africa? Join Project Kakuma to find out.
… how the “first ethnographer of the Americas” brought his own perspective to ancient Mexico.
What is ethnography? Use our resource to introduce students to anthropology.
… that dirt might save the Earth.
How can you get dirty and save the planet?