Announcements for Aug 27, 2014
Your students live in a digital world. The eEdition of The Chicago Tribune is an excellent interactive tool that helps you and your students meet technology and core curriculum learning objectives.
Carmen T. Pedroza-Oliva
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Students Grades 7 – 11 can submit an essay or work of art.
Submission Deadline Extended to September 30, 2014. Prize values increased! $5000 first place prize.
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!
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.
Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.►Archive of Geography quizzes
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return in September!
This week's lesson:
Do 'combat police' create respect or fear?►Download the lesson
Daily Science Webcasts
Field biologist Janene Colby tracks Big Horn Sheep in the sweltering heat of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
-- Aug 27, 2014