What did you learn this week? Let us know in the comments or at firstname.lastname@example.org. This week, we learned … … a new strain of “super grass” could cut methane emissions from cattle. What other animals may contribute to methane emissions? … the moon is a more violent place than we thought. How do lunar craters go hiding in plain sight? … The … Continue reading 11 Things We Learned This Week
What did you learn this week? Let us know in the comments or at email@example.com. This week, we learned … … that breakfast is not the most important meal of the day. … how a secret forest grew without anyone noticing. … that railway stations are the architecture of democracy, and airports are just out-of-town sheds. … how Silicon Valley is reimagining … Continue reading 12 Things We Learned This Week!
Today’s article is one I am glad to bring to you because it shares with you how the legacy of a visionary is still changing the world for the better, even after his death. A few years ago my brother and I were introduced to The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, which is a private family foundation created to honor the legacy of Ray Anderson. You see, … Continue reading Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway
WORLD From skyline gondolas to downtown “pink zones,” urban planners around the world are redefining what cities can be. (Wall Street Journal) Use our resources to learn more about the challenges of urban planning. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including today’s simple MapMaker Interactive map. Discussion Ideas Read through the questions in our “Housing in Jaipur” study guide. What are … Continue reading Five Cities That Are Leading the Way in Urban Innovation
GEOGRAPHY Just as New York commuters can plot their subway routes, residents of Nairobi can now jack into the city’s informal bus system on their smartphones. (Wired) Use our GeoStory to navigate other transit systems around the world. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including pocket-sized and wall-sized versions of the new Nairobi transit map. Discussion Ideas The terrific new mapping … Continue reading Mapping Matatus