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Hundreds of brightly colored shipping containers are stacked on a dock in Singapore. These metal boxes are a versatile tool of commerce that can be transferred from ship to train to truck for transport around the world. Shipping containers are a product of increased globalization as huge quantities of goods are exported and imported by countries around the world.

Photograph by Kent Wisner, My Shot

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The Silk Road in Afghanistan

The Silk Road in Afghanistan

National Geographic Archaeology Fellow Fred Hiebert talks about how the Silk Road shaped the identity of Afghanistan.

Planet Food Educator Guide

Planet Food Educator Guide

Find an educator guide for using game-play to explore interdependence with students in Grades 6-10.

Nutty for Nutmeg

Nutty for Nutmeg

How a humble spice played a key role in capitalism—and U.S. history.


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