FOOD Beyond a stack of hay bales, high school students in a tiny Indiana town stroll down a grassy slope to reach their newest classroom: a fenced-in field of cud-chewing cattle. (New York Times) Use our resources to learn more about classroom “green scenes.” Discussion Ideas Compare the agricultural program described in the New York Times article (in Hagerstown, Indiana) with the program described in … Continue reading Cattle-to-Cafeteria

Current Event Connection: Waypoints Help Hikers in Indiana

GEOGRAPHY Valpo man turns friend’s tragic death into a way to help others This article explains how waypoints and locators can help save lives in rugged areas like Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. With few recognizable markers, injured hikers or runners may not be able to give first-responder medical personnel accurate information on where they are. Simple signs posted throughout the park give waypoints, which coordinate … Continue reading Current Event Connection: Waypoints Help Hikers in Indiana