Category Archives: History

March is Women’s History Month

[ March 8, 2015; ] March marks the annual celebration of Women’s History Month, with March 8 set aside as International Women’s Day. Start with Images of Science to help students learn about diversity within science, 4000 Years of Women in Science for a thorough background piece, and Young Women in Science: Forging New Pathways to learn what the next generation of scientists are up to.

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Internet Archive Launches Flickr Commons Collection

Over the past couple of weeks, The Internet Archive has already been uploading content behind the scenes, and today we are very excited to officially launch them into The Commons.
The Internet Archive is best known for its historical library of the web, preserving more than 400 billion web pages dating back to 1996. Yet, its 19 petabytes include […]

Climate Change resources from HHMI

Has Earth changed over deep time? How did Earth shape life and life shape Earth? What does Earth’s climate in the distant past tell us about the future?
Modern humans have lived on Earth for only the past 200,000 years—not even a blink of an eye in the history of a planet that is about 4.6 […]