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Newspapers In Education provides teachers, at no cost, the Augusta Chronicle e-edition and useful, interesting, and innovative curriculum thanks to the support of the community and local business sponsors. The materials are easily accessible by topic, grade level, and the state standards/objectives to assist you in meeting your classroom curriculum needs. We welcome your input and comments about our program.

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The Coronavirus Learning Companion features comic-basis stories and hands-on-activities for all age levels to help better understand the purpose and science behind COVID-19 public health recommendations.

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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:


Congress vows not to delay November’s election, a possibility suggested by President Trump

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


NASA's Night Sky Network

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students (Updated Monthly)

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Thousands in Germany protest coronavirus restrictions

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

Archive of Geography quizzes



The National Wildlife Federation lesson plans are designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and organized by grade level.

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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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How safe is it to go back to school?

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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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Daily Science Webcasts


Daily Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated daily with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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This week's word in the news: CAPSULE

DEFINITION:
A capsule is a structure that contains something else, such as medicine. A space capsule is a spacecraft that uses a blunt-body vehicle to reenter the Earth's atmosphere without wings.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
It’s taken six years to forge SpaceX and NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, and on Sunday at 2:48 p.m., a capsule containing astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley splashed down off the coast of Pensacola.
The Chicago Tribune -- 08/03/2020