WorldStrides, the first educational travel organization accredited as a school, helps more than 270,000 students and 10,000 teachers each year experience learning beyond the classroom. We believe in the power of experiential travel to enrich students’ lives. For nearly 50 years, teachers and students have participated on WorldStrides DiscoverNow! programs, creating unforgettable learning adventures. Our travel programs take students beyond classroom walls, helping to inspire them for a lifetime, increase their cultural appreciation, and develop a stronger understanding of the world around them.
Science Fun Facts: June 28-July 4
Did you know? Earthquakes are caused when the earth’s tectonic plates move and the rough edges of the plates get temporarily stuck and then pull apart along “faults.” Alaska is the most earthquake-prone state and one of the most seismically active regions in the world. The state experiences a magnitude 7 earthquake almost every year, […]
History Fun Facts: June 28-July 4
This Week in History… June 28, 1919: The Treaty of Versailles is signed in France, officially ending WWI. All the Allied powers, except the United States, signed the Treaty of Versailles. The U.S. did not sign because it objected to the terms, specifically the high price that Germany had to pay as the aggressor. Instead, […]