Welcome to Newspapers in Education

Newspapers in Education is an exciting interactive program that engages students in learning by providing them with weekly copies of The Hutchinson Leader.

For more info and to start getting newspapers delivered to your classroom just email Doug Hanneman or give us a call at (320) 234-4156.

Weekly Features (Updated every Monday)

NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, examines the vital connections between water, food and energy in the human water cycle.

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The National Wildlife Federation lesson plans are designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and organized by grade level.

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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:

Bleached-out coral, a climate change sign, alarms scientists for a second straight year

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: is the Earth threatened or is it us

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There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use

March memorializes those killed in Venezuela unrest

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

Archive of Geography quizzes

Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.


Daily Science Webcasts

Daily Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated daily with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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This week's word in the news: SKYWAY

An enclosed aerial walkway connecting two buildings. Also, a route used by airlines or an elevated highway.

That implication, that Minneapolis would be better off without its skyways, sparked intense debate.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 04/24/2017

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