The environment has shaped human lives and been shaped by them. This Earth Day, learn and teach about the role of geography and nature in U.S. history.
Have you ever thought of the landscape around you as a primary source? Learn how to read your environment to learn about the past with resources created by an environmental historian. FIND OUT MORE »
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Washington was once part of an area contested for between the U.S. and Great [...] »
How has land use altered over time, and what did the explorers encounter? [...] »
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Bring the natural landscape to New York City students and vice-versa. [...] »
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