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

Distributed by NIEonline.com

Sibley - Like An Oasis
Migrating birds find Central Park an oasis amidst the metropolitan landscape.
-- May 27, 2016

Soil Litter - Temperate Zones
Climatic variances and geological history determine the biological make-up of soil.
-- May 26, 2016

Soil Litter - Unidentified Species
Biology's latest frontier is as close as your own backyard.
-- May 25, 2016

Sibley - Language of the Birds
Correctly identifying bird sounds is like earning a second language.
-- May 24, 2016

Sibley - Birdwatching 101
Some tips on finding birds from the famous author/illustrator.
-- May 23, 2016