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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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Ancient Nanotechnology
What's the connection between Notre Dame Cathedral and the cutting edge world of nanotechnology?
-- Nov 21, 2014

History of Extinction
Part of Lewis and Clark's mission was to find dinosaurs!
-- Nov 20, 2014

Ivory Billed Woodpecker
Is the largest woodpecker in North America truly extinct?
-- Nov 19, 2014

Lumenhaus - Responsive Architecture
In the future, the components in buildings are going to talk to each other and to us.
-- Nov 18, 2014

Koalas - Strategies
Koalas don't keep quiet and still all day because they're lazy - it's a metabolic strategy!
-- Nov 17, 2014