Resources for Teachers and Students
Announcements for May 22, 2013
Your students live in a digital world. The eEdition of New England News Inc. newspapers is an excellent interactive tool that helps you and your students meet technology and core curriculum learning objectives.
New England Newspapers, Inc. NIE Program
Whether its from the simple desire to help others, our environment, or our way of life, innovation is a process that begins with imagination and results in the creation of something of value for society. NBC Learn, in collaboration with the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the National Science Teachers Association, explores the process of innovations in this compelling 11-week video series.
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.►Archive of Geography quizzes
May is Garden for Wildlife Month!
Plant a Schoolyard Garden at Your School
To help reconnect today's children to the outdoors, National Wildlife Federation assists schools in developing outdoor classrooms called Schoolyard Habitats®, where educators and students learn how to attract and support local wildlife.
These wildlife habitats become places where students not only learn about wildlife species and ecosystems, but also outdoor classrooms where they hone their academic skills and nurture their innate curiosity and creativity.
Classroom Caption Contest!
►Win a book by creating a caption for this week's lesson
This week's lesson:
Disasters put focus on regulations►Download the lesson
Daily Science Webcasts
Melatonin regulates the sleep-wake cycle for humans and other animals. Strangely, bears who are masters of hibernation, seem to produce very little melatonin.
-- May 22, 2013