What to teach this month
On September 15, 1968, the United States first celebrated Hispanic Heritage Week, now expanded to Hispanic Heritage Month, ending October 15.
What causes climate change? And what are the effects of climate change? Learn the human impact and consequences of climate change for the environment, and our lives.
On September 25, 1890, President Benjamin Harrison created Sequoia National Park in California.
Oceans serve as the planet’s largest habitat and also help to regulate the global climate. But why is the ocean salty? And how is climate change impacting the oceans? Find out more about the consequences of climate change on the word's oceans and some potential solutions to these changes.
Veterinarian Dr. Zainal Zainuddin and wildlife biologist Dr. John Payne team up in the struggle to save the Sumatran rhino from extinction. To do this, they must fight the odds against an ever-decreasing population as they watch the rainforests of Borneo disappear. Fewer than 100 Sumatran rhinos exist in the world today, and can only be found wild in the jungles of Borneo and Sumatra. Their goal: To boost the number of Sumatran rhino births every year.
explorer and Young Explorer
Explorer magazine inspires young readers through authentic and engaging nonfiction content. Supporting national reading and science standards, this K–5/6 classroom resource is available in print and/or digital subscriptions with seven issues arriving throughout the school year.
Spatial thinking allows students to comprehend and analyze phenomena related to the places and spaces around them—and at scales from what they can touch and see in a room or their neighborhood to a world map or globe. Our mapping resources are uniquely positioned to introduce map skills, engage students with classic National Geographic maps, and interact with cutting-edge mapping technology.
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