GEOGRAPHY As the world prepares for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, here’s a guide to the series’ most famous settings and where you can feel the Force. (Guardian) Use our resources to learn a little about a galaxy far, far, away. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas Have your students divide into groups and create … Continue reading Visit the Star Wars Universe Without Ever Leaving Planet Earth
In case you missed it, the White House recently released an official response to a petition that aimed to “secure resources and funding and begin construction of a Death Star by 2016.” For those less nerdier than I, the Death Star is of Star Wars fame: the evil Empire’s giant superweapon/space station that is capable of destroying planets. Petitioners justified the creation of a Death … Continue reading Luke, I am your Teacher.