A new lesson from the Fighting With Food project guides middle and high school students through the chemistry of how metals get into water, the toxicity of lead, and how nutrition can help combat the health effects of lead exposure.

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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

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Climate Change - Species at Risk
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-- Jun 30, 2016

Bat Diversity - Climate Change
A belly full of bugs or pregnant? The answer could have an impact on the population levels of Malaysian bats.
-- Jun 29, 2016

Climate Change - Bower Birds
In the cloudforest of Australia, Bowerbirds build elaborate homes for their mates.
-- Jun 28, 2016

Climate Change - Reptile Survey
Leaping lizards! Climate change researchers count reptiles in northeastern Australia.
-- Jun 27, 2016

Tundra - Clipping
Science Diarist Ted Schuur is in Alaska's northern latitudes, using ordinary garden clippers and canning jars to conduct cutting edge climate research.
-- Jun 24, 2016