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Trade and Value

As the Voyagers’ Outdoor Program begins our Global Studies class with the age of imperialism, we read Howard Zinn’s A Young People’s History of the United States. Zinn writes, “Before he was elected president, William McKinley had said, ‘We want a foreign market for our surplus goods.’ Senator Albert Beveridge of Indiana spelled it out in 1897. He said, ‘American… Read More

Setting Up The Perfect Habitat

Students in the Outdoor Program have begun setting up their environment in their new classroom. In Science, and before we went out into our new outdoor location, we started discussing what a habitat is. Students were asked what what their perfect habitat might be. These questions were raised: “What is a habitat?” “What habitats do you think we will find… Read More