NIESpecial Report


Science Behind the News

NBC Learn, in partnership with he National Science Foundation, explores the science, technology, engineering and math found in current events. This 7-week series helps connect fundamental STEM topics to real-world news stories.

Click here to view this weeks material


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

Sounds of All Saints' Day
A gospel song and a graveyard party: the unique sounds of New Orleans on the Day of the Dead.
-- Oct 31, 2014

Mushrooms - DNA
Thanks to DNA testing, scientists are learning that the majority of micororganisms in soil are fungi which bring vital elements to plant life.
-- Oct 30, 2014

Mushrooms - Tree Host
When foraging for wild mushrooms, it helps to know your tree types.
-- Oct 29, 2014

SciDi: Frontiers of the Brain - Glitch
Analyzing the workings of the human brain is difficult enough when everything works as it should. Unfortunately, sometimes it doesn't.
-- Oct 28, 2014

SciDi: Frontiers of the Brain - Listening In
Science Diarist John Beggs gives us a peek (and a listen) into our brains.
-- Oct 27, 2014