Explore how maps are used to document pandemics and the spread of disease in the post from the Geography and Maps division.
Political cartoons were effective tools used by reformers to promote their criticisms of capitalism with the goal of holding robber barons accountable for excesses.
What can your students discover about W.E.B. DuBois and the Paris exposition
The year 2019 marks the 150th anniversary of Dmitry Mendeleyev’s ground-breaking Periodic Table of the Elements, and provides an opportunity both to celebrate Mendeleyev’s historic accomplishment and to reflect on important lessons that students can learn about the nature of science from his experiences.
November is hailed as National Aviation History Month to celebrate America’s contributions to – and future endeavors in – aviation. To celebrate the month, let’s explore two pioneers of flight: The Wright Brothers.
The story of women’s suffrage contains many smaller stories that can help us understand the larger movement more completely. The dress reform movement is a powerful lens through which to study and teach the story of the women’s suffrage movement.
Use primary source sets to teach about child labor in the United States.
A photograph can prompt your students to look closely, think about what they see and what they know, and maybe even ask questions that lead to further research and investigation.
Explore the relationship between scientific literacy and civic behavior through newspaper articles written to discourage the popular practice of “measles parties.”
In his quest for knowledge, Alexander Graham Bell meticulously documented his experiments through correspondence and journals. Studying these documents can lead to insights into his processes and approaches to recording his work as well as deeper understanding of particular experiments or inventions.