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Weekly Warm-Up: Chocolate Treats for Fair-Trade Month

How far do your students travel without ever leaving home? Well, what sort of products do they rely on? From cereal, toothpaste, and sneakers, to smartphones, e-readers, and video-game consoles, your students are a vital part of multiple global trading networks. Challenge your students to consider the journey behind everyday products with our Interdependence and You activity. By researching the path of bananas, chocolate, or … Continue reading Weekly Warm-Up: Chocolate Treats for Fair-Trade Month

This Week in Geographic History: June 4-10

Here’s an advance look at some of the “This Day in Geographic History” (TDIGH) events coming up this week. For each date, we’ve matched it with a map or visual, background information, and a classroom activity so you can plan ahead. Check out our Pinterest board for more resources!   Monday, June 4 TDIGH 1989: Tiananmen Square Massacre Though the exact death toll remains unknown, … Continue reading This Week in Geographic History: June 4-10

This Week in Geographic History: May 28-June 3

Here’s an advance look at some of the “This Day in Geographic History” (TDIGH) events coming up this week. For each date, we’ve matched it with a map or visual, background information, and a classroom activity so you can plan ahead. Check out our Pinterest board for more resources!   Monday, May 28 TDIGH 1830: Indian Removal Act This act led to the brutal forced … Continue reading This Week in Geographic History: May 28-June 3

This Week in Geographic History: May 21-27

Here’s an advance look at some of the “This Day in Geographic History” (TDIGH) events coming up this week. For each date, we’ve matched it with a map or visual, background information, and a classroom activity so you can plan ahead. Check out our Pinterest board for more related resources! Monday, May 21 TDIGH 1927: Lindbergh Completes Transatlantic Flight When American aviator Charles Lindbergh completed … Continue reading This Week in Geographic History: May 21-27

This Week in Geographic History: May 14-20

Here’s an advance look at some of the “This Day in Geographic History” (TDIGH) events coming up this week. For each date, we’ve matched it with a map or visual, background information, and a classroom activity so you can plan ahead. Check out our Pinterest board for more related resources! Monday, May 14 TDIGH 1796: Jenner’s First Smallpox Vaccination The vaccine Edward Jenner invented helped … Continue reading This Week in Geographic History: May 14-20