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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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

Daily Science Webcasts

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Dark Matter
According to astronomers, less than 5 percent of the content of the known universe is made up of "matter".
-- May 5, 2016

Passenger Pigeons - De-extinction
Clone a Passenger Pigeon?
-- May 4, 2016

Passenger Pigeons - They Darkened the Skies
Once one of the most abundant bird species on earth, Passenger Pigeons were hunted to extinction.
-- May 3, 2016

Why is There Mass
Why should things have substance? Quantum Physics now has the answer.
-- May 2, 2016

Science Frontiers - Higgs Boson Particle
Take "The Force" from Stars Wars and add a little molasses.
-- Apr 29, 2016