Announcements for Dec 03, 2016

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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Media Literacy

When it comes to evaluating information that flows across social channels or pops up in a Google search, young and otherwise digital-savvy students can easily be duped.

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Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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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.

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Bolivia schools close early as drought empties reservoirs

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

Archive of Geography quizzes




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


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Daily Science Webcasts


Sustainable Chemistry - Spinning Water

Why is the manufacturing of electric thin films like an amusement park ride?
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-- Dec 2, 2016



This week's word in the news: PORTAGE

DEFINITION:
A track or route used for carrying boats and supplies overland between two waterways or around an obstacle to navigation.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
At 14 she became the only girl guide in the state — taking families into the woods, humping their canoes over portages and cooking dinner for them over a fire.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 11/28/2016



Youth Content


Youth content from the Tuesday digital Denver Post. Written for and by kids!

Word Bank
Assessment Test
Web Links



Become a Youth Reporter

Community Journalism for kids under the age of 14! Join our fun community of writers to post blogs & stories.

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The Mini Page has gone digital!

This weeks lesson:
75 Years Ago: Pearl Harbor



NASA's Space Place

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

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