NIE Special Report

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Children's book authors share their writing experience to help students learn more about the craft and techniques of creative writing.

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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.

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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Narwhals - Evolution
The narwhal, with its inside-out, eight-foot long tooth, doesn't just look odd; it is a genuine evolutionary anomaly.
-- Apr 23, 2014

Narwhals - Tusking
Tooth cleaning or a nuzzle? Well, maybe both! It's the tusking behavior of the narwhal.
-- Apr 22, 2014

Narwhals - Dance of a Thousand Whales
Ever been on a crowded elevator? Uncomfortable, yes, but imagine doing it with an 8 foot tusk. Welcome to the world of the narwhal.
-- Apr 21, 2014

Narwhals - Inside Out
Teeth are ideally strong, hard, and pearly white, right? Not for the narwhal and its inside out tusk.
-- Apr 18, 2014

Narwhals - Sensitivity
How does a whale say 'ouch'? Scientists studying the narwhal's unusual tusk-like tooth try to tackle that problem.
-- Apr 17, 2014