This Week in Geographic History, December 5 – 11

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. Wednesday, December 7 TDIGH: Date Which Will Live in Infamy Japan’s 1941 attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii caused the … Continue reading This Week in Geographic History, December 5 – 11

Q&A on Measles & Vaccines

HEALTH The battle against measles in the United States was considered won 15 years ago. But around 60 people have contracted measles in the U.S. since just last month. Here are some basic questions and answers about the recent measles outbreak. (Nat Geo News) Teachers, scroll down for a short list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Warning for the squeamish: This post contains … Continue reading Q&A on Measles & Vaccines