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: DYSFUNCTIONAL
Abnormal or impaired functioning, especially of a bodily system or social group.
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Here’s the genesis of gridlock and dysfunctional government: A trio of Republican candidates for the state House has delivered a manifesto demanding no compromise or consensus building with Democrats in the next term.
►The Detroit News -- 09/29/2014
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
►Pro-democracy protests draw tens of thousands in Hong Kong
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
Hindukush Beekeeping - The Bee Project
Hindukush beekeepers benefit from the knowledge of an international bee farming project.
-- Oct 2, 2014
►Millions of miles from Earth, a U.S. spacecraft orbits Mars to explore its atmosphere
-- Front Page Talking Points Archive