This week, we learned …
… learning science is catching up to Mr. Rogers.
Meet one of our high-tech educators eternally inspired by Mr. Rogers.
… unicorns, of a sort, existed within human memory.
What other real-life phenomena may have inspired the legend of the unicorn?
… what leading historians think students should be studying right now.
Dig deep with our articles, maps, and interactive resources on history.
… hundreds of sea turtles froze to death off Cape Cod.
Where else are sea turtles threatened?
… for many poor students, “No matter how hard you try to meet your needs, there’s an obstacle instead of a bridge.”
Do regions of poverty overlap with “education deserts”?
… scientists are starting to crack the knotty code of the Incas.
What are quipus, and why do they have historians in knots?
… what the best nature books of 2018 are.
What are some of Nat Geo’s favorite books on nature and the environment?
… six reasons why you should always have a paper map.
How do we measure scale and distance on paper maps?
… teachers once quilted maps to the stars.
Learn how quilting is still a cartographic skill.
… Qatar is seemingly fulfilling “the most unfeasible bid ever for a World Cup.”
Why is the World Cup about more than soccer?
… Australia’s giant cow is neither giant nor a cow.
What sort of life are Knickers and his more modest colleagues living?