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Encourage your students to visit historical sites for free on National Park Service Fee Free Days! [...] »

Earth Day gives students a chance to consider how human relationships with the natural environment have changed over time. [...] »

Discover historic landscapes with this guide to reading the land produced by the University of Wisconsin at Madison. [...] »

Watch Smithsonian curator Barbara Clark Smith discuss John Smith’s Map of Virginia published in London in 1612. [...] »

Need to understand the theory behind maps as a history education tool? Look no further. [...] »

Have you always wanted to use maps in your classroom, but been unsure how to do so? [...] »

Bring geography into the history classroom with resources from Google Earth. [...] »

Young students locate themselves on a map and explore spatial relationships among geographic features. [...] »

Walk through the history of student gardening with documentarian Cintia Cabib, and see how you can use gardens in the classroom. [...] »