National Geographic Education articles
51 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

Who Was Ida?

Who Was Ida? | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
She’s 9 months old. She’s little, and cute, and the size of your family’s cat. She’s also 47 million years old!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

Peace Corps

Peace Corps | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
Learn about the Peace Corps, celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2011, from two former volunteers.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

Health at Every Size

Health at Every Size | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
Join the new peace movement—with your own body! Learn how Health at Every Size can help you become healthy without waging the diet battle.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

The Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
Learn more about the history and functions of the United States' central bank.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

Urban Planning

Urban Planning | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
“Cities always get bigger” has always been the rule of development, but if your city is shrinking? What do you do with the vacant land? From bike lanes to urban gardens to new industry, learn how cities around the world are making good use of open space.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

Artist and Writer: Judy Tuwaletstiwa

Artist and Writer: Judy Tuwaletstiwa | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
Judy Tuwaletstiwa works within the global art community, incorporating influences from Fellini to the Far East, Inuit to Eastern Europe.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

Appalachian Education

Appalachian Education | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
Since 1925, the John C. Campbell Folk School has helped educate students of all ages. 
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

Working with Nature to Slow Global Warming

Working with Nature to Slow Global Warming | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
What do coral reefs and cement have in common? How can they slow global warming? Find out!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

African-American Inventors II

African-American Inventors II | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
Short article on prominent 19th century African American inventors.
more...
samantha tesner's curator insight, October 5, 2013 6:25 AM

"...Before the Civil War (1861–1865), slavery was legal in the United States. Slaves were considered property and couldn't apply for patents. This didn't stop slaves from creating new inventions. Onesimus, a Massachusetts slave owned byPuritan leader Cotton Mather, is credited with making..."

Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

The Selma-to-Montgomery Marches

The Selma-to-Montgomery Marches | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
Article on how civil rights activists marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and helped the Voting Rights Act of 1965 pass.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

Museum Administrator: Charles Morton

Museum Administrator: Charles Morton | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
Civil rights activist Charles Morton is the museum administrator at the National Voting Rights Museum and Institute in Selma, Alabama.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

The Chicago Fire of 1871 and the 'Great Rebuilding'

The Chicago Fire of 1871 and the 'Great Rebuilding' | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
Article on the 140th anniversary of the Chicago Fire focusing on city planning and the "Great Rebuilding."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

Superfund

Superfund | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
The government's Superfund program cleans up toxic-waste sites in the United States. Find out what the program does and how it was established in this article.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

USO: Helping Military Families Stay Together

From the home front to the front lines, read about the ways the USO brings military families together in this article from National Geographic Education.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

African-American Inventors III

African-American Inventors III | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
Short article on prominent 20th and 21st century African American inventors.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mary Schons
Scoop.it!

African-American Inventors I

African-American Inventors I | National Geographic Education articles | Scoop.it
Short article on prominent 18th century African American inventors.
more...
No comment yet.