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View Resource National Geographic: Where we live, block by block

As part of their "Diversity in America" series, National Geographic has created this fascinating interactive map (viewable for free after entering an email address) depicting where America's different races live and at what concentration. Readers can search for any US city via the map's search box or use the zoom tools in the bottom right to see their area of interest, while a helpful legend...

View Resource Theodore Roosevelt Papers

The charismatic Theodore Roosevelt, who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901-1909, was an influential public servant and reformer, a naturalist, and a prolific writer. The Library of Congress has long held the largest archival collection of Roosevelt's personal papers, and now this massive trove of approximately 276,000 documents (about 461,000 images) has been digitized....

View Resource Actuaries Climate Index

Launched in 2016, the Actuaries Climate Index (ACI) applies the analytical tools of risk professionals to the issue of climate change. This resource provides "an objective measure of changes in extreme weather and changes in sea level relative to the base period of 1961 through 1990" by using six representative long-range data components and examining how they are changing over time. The ACI is...

View Resource NewseumED: Decoding Elections: Process, Persuasion & Participation

Educators looking to incorporate current events into their teaching may be interested in Decoding Elections: Process, Persuasion & Participation, a collection of lesson plans created by NewseumED. These eleven lesson plans are grouped into one of three categories: election procedures, campaign messages, and public participation. Each 30-60 minute lesson is based on a case study accompanied by...

View Resource Movebank

Population biologists, wildlife ecologists, and readers interested in animal tracking may appreciate Movebank, "a free online infrastructure created to help researchers manage, share, analyze and archive animal movement data." Begun in 2007, Movebank is intended as a global repository for wildlife tracking data and it can also serve as a free backup option for researchers to store and share their...