Announcements for May 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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Online Extras (Updated every Monday)

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Metropolitan State University, Denver

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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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Six dead after record-setting floods in Texas

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


The Bayaka - Net Hunt

The Bayaka, hunter-gatherers living in the rainforest of Central Africa, prepare for a community hunt.
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-- May 31, 2016



This week's word in the news: GRIDLOCK

DEFINITION:
A traffic jam in which no vehicular movement is possible. A complete lack of movement or progress resulting in a backup or stagnation.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
An estimated 200,000 people packed South Beach through Memorial Day on Monday, capping a holiday weekend marked by dancing in the streets, teeny bikinis, overwhelming police presence and traffic gridlock.
The Miami Herald -- 05/30/2016



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:
What Will You Write About?



NASA's Space Place

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

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