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




‘Truck of death’ kills scores in France

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: Delivering messages without words

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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:


Republican convention makes Donald Trump’s presidential nomination official this week

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



This week's word in the news: CHAPARRAL

DEFINITION:
An area covered by a dense growth of mostly small-leaved evergreen shrubs.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The fire, burning mostly through timber, heavy logging slash and chaparral, was first reported on July 8.
The Denver Post -- 07/18/2016


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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Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Monkeys - Experiment

For Howler monkeys, eating their veggies is more than just a health issue.
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-- Jul 22, 2016


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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