NIESpecial Report


Science Behind the News

NBC Learn, in partnership with he National Science Foundation, explores the science, technology, engineering and math found in current events. This 7-week series helps connect fundamental STEM topics to real-world news stories.

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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.

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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.

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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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Storm Ecology - Trickle Down
Heavy storms cause a lot more than water to come trickling down into our rivers.
-- Oct 21, 2014

Storm Ecology - Light
Stuart Findlay tells us about the un-seeen effects of storms on the ecosystem.
-- Oct 20, 2014

Storm Ecology - Fish and Flood
Environmental Analyst Bob Adams tells us what a flood could possibly mean to a fish.
-- Oct 17, 2014

Lumenhaus - House of the Future
This house of the future uses less energy than it produces in the course of a year. To learn more, visit lumenhaus.com.
-- Oct 16, 2014

Lumenhaus - Smart Space
Lumenhaus is a solar house designed with a zero carbon footprint, and its interior demonstrates how less can definitely be more.
-- Oct 15, 2014