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: SPAWNING
To deposit the eggs of aquatic animals such as bivalve mollusks, fishes, and amphibians. To produce offspring in large numbers.
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
More than a decade ago, researchers began noticing adult coho dying before spawning in urban creeks in Seattle.
►The Denver Post -- 11/17/2014
Science Behind the News
NBC Learn, in partnership with he National Science Foundation, explores the science, technology, engineering and math found in current events. This 7-week series helps connect fundamental STEM topics to real-world news stories.
►Click here to view this weeks material
►Tiny Luxembourg in the spotlight as a tax haven
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
What's the connection between Notre Dame Cathedral and the cutting edge world of nanotechnology?
-- Nov 21, 2014
►Why ‘net neutrality’ is in the news and how it affects you
-- Front Page Talking Points Archive