Take a behind the scenes look at the science, engineering, and sheer artistry that goes into creating rides and attractions at Universal Orlando Resortâ„¢

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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.


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

Finding a Pest Predator
When an invasive insect from Japan began wiping out eastern hemlock trees, scientists found the pests' natural predator in Japan.
-- Aug 18, 2017

The Wooly Bug
An invasive species has decimated our population of eastern hemlock trees.
-- Aug 17, 2017

Undiscovered Fungi
Thanks to DNA testing, we now know that the majority of micororganisms in soil are fungi which bring vital elements to plant life.
-- Aug 16, 2017

'Shroom Quest
When foraging for wild mushrooms, it helps to know your tree types.
-- Aug 15, 2017

The Case of the Persistent Pollutants
Detectable traces of pollutants just might be in your refrigerator.
-- Aug 14, 2017