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4 Environmentalist Presidents to Honor this President’s Day

Environmental protections are not policy priorities in the current White House, but this has not always been the case. Our… Read more »

A Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Choropleth Map in Google Spreadsheets

A choropleth map displays numerical data using a color gradient. This kind of map can quickly display how a particular… Read more »

When Bigger Isn’t Better: Expanding Access to Electricity with Microgrids

Our modern society is a thoroughly electric one. Maybe you’re using lights and appliances in the home, communicating instantly with… Read more »

Pop Quiz: Philippines

The Philippines is a mountainous country with low lying coastal regions. It was named in honor of King Phillip II… Read more »

Step-by-Step Guide for High School Instructional Reading Strategies

The guiding concept of Reading and Writing in the Content Area, a course for future teachers at Old Dominion University, is that… Read more »

What Native American Approaches to Science Education Can Teach Us

In February of this year, the Lakota people of South Dakota filed court papers against the construction of the Keystone… Read more »

Experiential Gifts Are a Win for Your Loved Ones and the Planet

Here’s to more love and less waste… More fun and less stuff… More joy and less stress this holiday season!… Read more »

Newly Discovered Orangutan Species Highlights Biodiversity Crisis

We, all people, are great apes. And yes, that includes you reading this post. Large, tailless, and hairy, we roam… Read more »

How People in the Real World are Tackling 3 Global Challenges

The annual World of 7 Billion student video contest challenges students to think critically about the world’s most pressing issues.… Read more »

3 Middle School Lessons for Geography Awareness Week 2017

This week, Americans all over the country are celebrating Geography Awareness Week. For over 25 years, Geography Awareness Week has been as… Read more »