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: TRANSPARENCY
Characterized by visibility or accessibility of information especially concerning business practices
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Cigna, the health insurance company, offers an Internet-based transparency tool that shows plan members price information on the 200 most common procedures, which make up about 70 percent of the company’s medical claims, said Mark Slitt, a spokesman.
►The Miami Herald -- 09/15/2014
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
►Philippines considers law to give Muslims autonomy
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.
Click here for the activities
Daily Science Webcasts
Sustainable Chemistry - Splitting Water
In the process of developing alternative fuel souces, you may have to split a few molecules along the way.
-- Sep 18, 2014
►Videogame ‘athletes:’ Are you college scholarship material?
-- Front Page Talking Points Archive