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

21 abducted schoolgirls freed in Nigeria

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.


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

This week's lesson: Republicans split ranks over Trump

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There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use

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

New space race: Two companies compete to offer Mars ‘tourism’ flights in coming decades

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive

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

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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Daily Science Webcasts


Perceived speed is a matter of how many body lengths are moving per second!
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-- Oct 21, 2016

Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

Click here to view the entire series