Announcements for Aug 31, 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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NBC Learn and NBC Sports, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, explore the engineering and technology helping athletes maximize their performance at the Olympic Games.

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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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Earthquake kills and injures hundreds in Italy

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

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


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Daily Science Webcasts


Termites: It's All in the DNA

The microbes in a termite's gut may provide a clue to hydrogen power.
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-- Aug 30, 2016



This week's word in the news: PUNTER

DEFINITION:
An American football player who drops the ball from his hands and kicks it before it touches the ground.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
As first reported by Altitude Sports’ Vic Lombardi, Britton Colquitt, the Broncos’ veteran punter who was once the highest-paid player at his position, has been asked by the team to take a significant cut off his $3.25 million salary for 2016.
The Denver Post -- 08/29/2016



Youth Content


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

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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:
London’s Inferno



NASA's Space Place

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

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