Announcements for Jul 25, 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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A new lesson from the Fighting With Food project guides middle and high school students through the chemistry of how metals get into water, the toxicity of lead, and how nutrition can help combat the health effects of lead exposure.

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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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‘Truck of death’ kills scores in France

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


Monkeys - Experiment

For Howler monkeys, eating their veggies is more than just a health issue.
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-- Jul 22, 2016



This week's word in the news: CHAPARRAL

DEFINITION:
An area covered by a dense growth of mostly small-leaved evergreen shrubs.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The fire, burning mostly through timber, heavy logging slash and chaparral, was first reported on July 8.
The Denver Post -- 07/18/2016



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:
Icons Welcome World to Rio



NASA's Space Place

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

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