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

This Week in Geographic History: Solar Eclipse

Check out our Pinterest board for more related resources! We’re slowing down for the summer! Instead of our usual roundup of “This Day in Geographic History” (TDIGH) events, here’s a closer look at one historic event that connects to something in the news today. We’ve also matched it with a map or visual, background information, and additional resources. Friday, August 11 TDIGH: Most Widely Viewed … Continue reading This Week in Geographic History: Solar Eclipse

This Week in Geographic History: Life on Mars

Check out our Pinterest board for more related resources! We’re slowing down for the summer! Instead of our usual roundup of “This Day in Geographic History” (TDIGH) events, here’s a closer look at one historic event that connects to something in the news today. We’ve also matched it with a map or visual, background information, and additional resources. Sunday, August 6 TDIGH: NASA Provides Evidence … Continue reading This Week in Geographic History: Life on Mars

An Aurora Named Steve

SCIENCE Thanks to social media and the power of citizen scientists chasing the Northern Lights, a new feature was discovered recently. Nobody knew what this strange ribbon of purple light was, so … it was called Steve. (European Space Agency) Use our resource to meet Steve, fox fire, and other oddities of the aurora. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in … Continue reading An Aurora Named Steve