NIESpecial Report


Science of Golf

This new 10-part series continues to explore the physics and math behind the game of golf. Provided by NBC Learn, in partnership with the United States Golf Association and Chevron, students will learn about calculating golfers’ handicaps and golf scoring, the evolution of the golf club and ball, as well as how factors like friction, volume and energy all affect how a golf ball travels.

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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.
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Science Meets Culture in New Zealand
In an intergenerational coastal dunes restoration project, everyone learned as much about cultural exchange as they did about science.
-- Feb 27, 2015

Red Cockaded Woodpeckers - A Sticky Business
A woodpecker has devised a clever strategy to protect its nests from snakes.
-- Feb 26, 2015

Red Cockaded Woodpeckers - Excavators
It's the only woodpecker that excavates cavities in a living Pine tree.
-- Feb 25, 2015

Musical Emotions - Discoveries
Science and art intertwine to explore the relationship between emotion and music.
-- Feb 24, 2015

Digital Luthier
Composers are using computers to create music by tapping into the emotional states of the performers and the audience.
-- Feb 23, 2015