New materials from Miami University’s Fighting With Food project focuses on the process of inquiry and helps teachers engage their students in the topic of toxicants and the role nutrient dense foods in helping to combat their effects with a new graphic story style format.

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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.

Downloads:

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

USA Weekend Teacher Guides

New Teacher's Guides are available every Monday, complete with monthly themes highlighted in a weekly lesson and a monthly activity sheet.

Click here to download guides from USA Weekend

Daily Science Webcasts
Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.Get more info.
Distributed by NIEonline.com

Storks - Homing
Pairs of white storks amaze Hungarians by returning year after year to nest in the exact same spot.
-- May 22, 2015

Storks - Voices
Baby storks have a cry remarkably like human babies, but adult storks clatter their bills instead of calling.
-- May 21, 2015

Storks - Legend
The white stork is a revered creature in Hungary, a central figure in fable and folklore.
-- May 20, 2015

Butter - Simple Samples
Air pollution monitoring is nothing new, but now scientists are turning to a new source of data: dairy cows.
-- May 19, 2015

Butter - Think Global
Scientists are analyzing butter to better understand pollutants found in the grass that cows feed upon.
-- May 18, 2015