NIE Special Report


Who doesn’t like to eat?

Turn the fun of food into a great science experience to start off the school year using a new science content reading Is there a gene for liking broccoli? and an accompanying activity Taste this!

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Complete Sixth Grade
Sustainability Curriculum

Publix Super Markets, Inc. has joined efforts with FPES (Florida Press Educational Services) to bring this program to sixth grade students. This FREE NIE Program will show your sixth grade students how to become responsible members of the planet, and to respect all of the resources that it has to offer.

Downloads:

Flip Chart for Interactive White Boards
Note: Only classrooms with white boards will be able to run this file.

Complete supplement as PDF

Teachers Guide


Lesson plans for use with the e-Edition on Interactive White Boards

Included are basic lessons for an Elementary, Middle and Secondary classroom that can be utilized to introduce Language Arts and Social Studies activities.

Middle School Social Studies Lesson Plan
Middle and High School Language Arts Lesson Plan
High School Social Studies Lesson Plan
Elementary Social Studies Lesson Plan
Elementary and Middle School Language Arts Lesson Plan

USA Weekend Teacher Guides

New Teacher's Guides are available every Monday, complete with monthly themes highlighted in a weekly lesson and a monthly activity sheet.

Click here to download guides from USA Weekend

Daily Science Webcasts
Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.Get more info.
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Katydids and Crickets - Noise
There's more to a cricket chirp than you might realize! We take a closer listen.
-- Sep 23, 2014

Katydids and Crickets - Chorus
An entomologist gives us a tour of the insects singing along a creek one hot summer night.
-- Sep 22, 2014

Katydids and Crickets - Discovery
Scientists learn something new about crickets and katydids when they stop looking and start listening.
-- Sep 19, 2014

Sustainable Chemistry - Splitting Water
In the process of developing alternative fuel souces, you may have to split a few molecules along the way.
-- Sep 18, 2014

Sustainable Chemistry - Spinning Water
Why is the manufacturing of electric thin films like an amusement park ride? Stay tuned.
-- Sep 17, 2014