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.


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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Africa - Surma Stick
Stick fighting among the Surma tribe of Africa is fierce and violent. But they do it in the name of love.
-- Sep 30, 2014

Asia Bat - Data
What's more difficult that catching and tagging bats? Catching and tagging bats while drowsy!
-- Sep 29, 2014

Asia Bat - Name
Correctly identifying Indonesian bats can be tricky, even for those in the know.
-- Sep 26, 2014

Katydids and Crickets - Thermometer
Out in the woods and wondering what the temperature is? You might give listening a try.
-- Sep 25, 2014

Katydids and Crickets - Heard
Crickets and katydids sing for their mates, each species calling for love with a different tune.
-- Sep 24, 2014