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: RENDITION
An interpretation, as of a role or a piece of music.
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Lizbet Martínez, the Cuban rafter girl who warmed the hearts of U.S. Coast Guard officers and many others across the nation 20 years ago with her rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner, still has the violin that made her famous.
►The Miami Herald -- 09/01/2014
NIE Special Report
Who doesn’t like to eat?
Turn the fun of food into a great science experience to start off the school year using a new science content reading Is there a gene for liking broccoli? and an accompanying activity Taste this!
►Click here to view the new material
►Miley Cyrus gig banned in Dominican Republic
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
►Archive of Geography quizzes
Become a Wildlife Watch Treasure Hunter
National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch is a national, nature-watching program created for people of all ages. Through the program, you’ll gain first hand experience with plants and animals in their natural environment and share details that help National Wildlife Federation track the health and behavior of wildlife and plant species nationwide. In return, the Wildlife Watch website keeps you up-to-date on wildlife news and facts, and new ideas for attracting wildlife to your backyard and community.
Click here to join the hunt today!
Daily Science Webcasts
Honeybees - Inside the Hive
With thousands of bees to feed, a hive needs a good store of honey to get through the winter.
-- Sep 1, 2014
►E-cigarettes prompt new health concerns about young users, targeted with ads and flavors
-- Front Page Talking Points Archive