Newspapers in Education!
Newspapers in Education is an exciting interactive program that engages students in learning by providing them with weekly copies of The Barrow County News.
For more info and to start getting newspapers delivered to your classroom click here to send us an email.
Or call JoAnn Craven at (770) 867-7557 .
Weekly Features (Updated every Monday)
This week's word in the news: INITIATE
To set going by taking the first step; begin.
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Troopers initiated a pursuit of the vehicle at the rest area on Interstate 71 just north of the Ohio 123 exit east of Lebanon, troopers said.
►The Dayton Daily News -- 05/20/2013
NIE Special Report
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.
►View this weeks video : 3-D Printing
►Mayan pyramid destroyed in Belize
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.
Click here to view the lessons
Daily Science Webcasts
Science Diary Bears - Melatonin
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
►Federal safety board urges tougher drinking-and-driving cutoff limit to match other nations
-- Front Page Talking Points Archive