Announcements for Jul 02, 2015

Advantages of the classroom eEdition!

Your students live in a digital world. The eEdition is an excellent interactive tool that helps you and your students meet technology and core curriculum learning objectives.

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USS Colorado
Join TPS at MSU Denver, Denver Post Education Services, History Colorado, and the USS Colorado Commissioning Committee for a series of unique events leading up to the commissioning of the USS Colorado, the 15th Virginia class submarine.

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Online Extras (Updated every Monday)


Colorado Kids Reporter Recruitment

Love to Write?
Apply to be a Colorado Kids Reporter! It’s fun and there are cool perks

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2015 Youth Journalism Day Videos

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Executive Order 9066

This is the 73rd anniversary of the Executive Order 9066 which allowed the government to move thousands of Japanese people from their homes along the west coast to internment camps, one of which was in Colorado.

Read more on Colorado Virtual Library
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Toxic Algae Bloom Causing Seizures in Sea Lions

Discussion prompts & video archive.



New materials from Miami University’s Fighting With Food project focuses on the process of inquiry and helps teachers engage their students in the topic of toxicants and the role nutrient dense foods in helping to combat their effects with a new graphic story style format.

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NASA's Space Place

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students

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Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Terraforming

It may work on Star Trek, but in real life Mar's thin atmosphere will be writing the script.
Play Audio
-- Jul 2, 2015



Terrorists attack in Kuwait, France and Tunisia

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

Archive of Geography quizzes

Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:

Flag lowering: S.C. church attack widens opposition to Confederate symbol

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return with the September 14 lesson!

This week's lesson:

Are we producing a war sequel?

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Archive of past lessons
Teacher comments


Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.



This week's word in the news: LANDFALL

DEFINITION:
The reaching of land by an oceanic storm or a part, especially the eye, of a storm.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
We now enter our 10th year since then and still not a single hurricane has had a Florida landfall.
The Palm Beach Post -- 06/22/2015



Youth Content




Become a Youth Reporter

A website for 4th through 8th graders. Show off your writing and photography, comment on stories other youth have written and have them comment on your writing, and get the chance to be published in Colorado Kids in The Tuesday Denver Post or the NextGen column in the YourHub.com section in the Thursday Denver Post. Check it out!! Our reporters have interviewed the mayor, the governor, movie stars and directors -- and it could be you.

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The Mini Page has gone digital!

This weeks lesson:
Meet Woody Guthrie


Resources for K-3

More resources


The Kid Scoop Premium home page.



Kid Scoop Teachers
Find new ideas to use the newspaper to teach across the curriculum. Lesson ideas for both print and e-edition newspapers!


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Kid Scoop Parents Information
Tips for helping your child succeed in school and life, fun educational activities, recipes, crafts, book reviews and more.


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Kid Scoop
A multi-media education program that brings interactive educational pages, online learning games, comprehension and vocabulary activities, video, web-quest resources, family involvement activities and more!


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Kid Scoop Activity Pages
Just download and print!
• Standards-based!
• Skill development!
• Hands-on Minds-on Learning fun!


Kid Scoop Lesson Library
Lessons Ideas for using the e-edition and print edition of the newspaper in the classroom.


Next on Kid Scoop
Learn what's featured on the Kid Scoop page in the coming weeks.


How to Draw
Kid Scoop’s own artist, Jeff Schinkel, shows you how to draw things with step-by-step directions.


Just Plain Weird
Strange stories and amazing facts from Kid Scoop!



Have a great summer, watch for new quizes next school year.