Announcements for Oct 20, 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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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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21 abducted schoolgirls freed in Nigeria

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:


Daily Science Webcasts

Blink of an Eye

Our bodies have definite rhythms, some of which we're in touch with, and others as ephemeral as the blink of an eye.
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-- Oct 20, 2016

This week's word in the news: SPHERE

An area of influence or activity. A three-dimensional shape that looks like a ball.

When people learn to work together on community goals outside of government, they can enter the elected sphere and be much more effective.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 10/17/2016

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:
The Electoral College

NASA's Space Place

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

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