This week, we learned …
… an icy superhighway once carried glaciers from Namibia to Brazil.
How did they drift apart?
… the Delta teacher shortage has reached crisis levels.
What are trends that contribute to teacher shortages? How is National Geographic working to address them?
… for years, buckets full of uranium ore sat in a museum building at Grand Canyon National Park.
What is ore?
… citizen cartographers are helping to “slay the gerrymander.”
What is gerrymandering?
… how New Yorkers are tracking the signs of climate change.
How are students and changemakers acting on climate?
… “mudlarkers” uncovered a 5,600-year-old skull along the banks of the Thames.
What else was going on in Britain 5,000 years ago?
… which states are still lagging in teaching climate science.
Use our rich collection of reliable resources to bring climate science to your class.
… rural Chinese b-boys have moves.
What are some other way Asian cultures have adopted hip-hop?
… some neighborhood demographics are blurring, while others are becoming more distinct.
Introduce young students to the concept of neighborhood mapping with our simple resource.
… Neptune is moonier than we thought.
What is a moon?
… a swing dance to superconnecting wires was the winner of this year’s Dance Your PhD!
We hope someone hulas their PhD next year.