Welcome to Newspapers in Education!

Newspapers in Education is an exciting interactive program that engages students in learning by providing them with weekly copies of The Dawson County News.

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Online Extras (Updated every Monday) Resources to help you put the Dawson County News to work in your classroom


Cliffside Homes Near Collapse in California Due to El Nino Erosion

Discussion prompts & video archive.



$4 billion taken from Malaysia fund, Swiss say

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.


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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: How did Flint's water get poisoned?

The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return with the September 14 lesson!

Download this week's lesson
There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use



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


Super Bowl 50: A veteran quarterback (Peyton Manning) and a young star (Cam Newton) face off Sunday

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



This week's word in the news: LIVID

DEFINITION:
Extremely angry; furious.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
And now they're livid over his proposed 7,000-square-foot temple expansion, which the Santa Clara County Board of supervisors will consider Feb. 9.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 02/01/2016


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.

Click here for activities


Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Science of Football - Better Helmets

Which is safer - a helmet made out of many thin layers or a solid piece?
Play Audio
-- Feb 5, 2016


NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation have teamed up to produce a 6-part video series that explores how atoms and molecules thousands times smaller than the width of a human hair can be used to create technology for the future.

Click here to view this week's video installment