This Week in Geographic History, September 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 related resources! Tuesday, September 5 TDIGH: International Vulture Awareness Day Vultures play a critical role in ecosystems … Continue reading This Week in Geographic History, September 4 – 10

Jupiter Gets its Close-Up

SCIENCE The first science results from NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter portray the largest planet in our solar system as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world. (NASA) D’you know about Juno? Catch up with our media-rich study guide! Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion Ideas Why are Jupiter’s polar storms (like the swirls that dot the Jovian … Continue reading Jupiter Gets its Close-Up