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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Complete Sixth Grade
Sustainability Curriculum

Publix Super Markets, Inc. has joined efforts with FPES (Florida Press Educational Services) to bring this program to sixth grade students. This FREE NIE Program will show your sixth grade students how to become responsible members of the planet, and to respect all of the resources that it has to offer.


Flip Chart for Interactive White Boards
Note: Only classrooms with white boards will be able to run this file.

Complete supplement as PDF

Teachers Guide

Lesson plans for use with the e-Edition on Interactive White Boards

Included are basic lessons for an Elementary, Middle and Secondary classroom that can be utilized to introduce Language Arts and Social Studies activities.

Middle School Social Studies Lesson Plan
Middle and High School Language Arts Lesson Plan
High School Social Studies Lesson Plan
Elementary Social Studies Lesson Plan
Elementary and Middle School Language Arts Lesson Plan

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 Weekly features (Updated every Monday)

This week's word in the news: REVELATION

Something revealed, especially a dramatic disclosure of something not previously known or realized.

The political committee behind Amendment 1 on solar energy has scrubbed from its social media platforms nearly every reference to the James Madison Institute after revelations that the group’s policy director bragged in a leaked audio recording that the utility industry is using the amendment to deceive the public into thinking it is a pro-solar initiative.
The Miami Herald -- 10/24/2016


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:

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


Daily Science Webcasts

Lobsters - Courtship

From competition to cohabitation, the love life of lobsters!
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-- Oct 25, 2016

Mars lander crashes on planet surface

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Election security: Mischief can't sway presidential vote outcome, officials insist

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive

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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Newspaper Activities
for FCAT Practice

Sunshine State Standards and The News-Press
Reference / Research LAA228, LAA238, LAA248
Words / Phrases LAA123, LAA132, LAA142
Main Idea / Purpose LAA221, LAA231, LAA241
Comparisons LAA227 Using The News-Press