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Digital Resources: Science
Breast Cancer: Understanding your risk (H)

Breast Cancer: Understanding your risk

Breast cancer is the second-most common kind of cancer in American women. About one in eight women born today in the United States will get breast cancer. This publication, created in partnership with the American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation, will help you understand your risk of developing breast cancer, give you strategies for reducing your risk of this type of cancer and explain how to get screened for breast cancer at no or low cost

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Everglades

Everglades

The Florida Everglades was once a vibrant, free-flowing wetland, known as the River of Grass. It covered 4,000 square miles in Central and South Florida, stretching from the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes to Florida Bay. Over the last century, drainage and development reduced the Everglades to half its size. Take a Journey through the Everglades in the pages of this NIE tab.

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Hillsborough Recycling

Hillsborough Recycling: Sustainable materials management in Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County is among the state’s leaders in recycling. In 2015, Hillsborough County achieved a traditional recycling rate of 49 percent and, with waste-to-energy recycling credits included, an overall recycling rate of 72 percent. Learn about the recycling facilities, programs and events available to Hillsborough County residents in this publication created in partnership with Hillsborough County.

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Operation: Nutrition. Think.Eat.Grow

Operation: Nutrition. Think.Eat.Grow

Healthy lifestyle choices are a crucial component to student success. This NIE publication brings important nutrition and fitness activities directly to elementary school classrooms, so that students may learn about daily caloric balance, physical activity, and healthy food choices. This curriculum was created in partnership with Publix Super Markets, Inc.

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Zoo Story

Zoo Story

Originally printed over a series of Sundays in 2007, Zoo Story is a nine-part series that chronicles Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo through a period of massive expansion to become one of the best zoos in the country. Author Thomas French investigates the philosophy of a zoo, keeping captive endangered animals, and controversial breeding programs through life, death, and the paradox of freedom. This NIE publication includes lesson plans. Content alert: Some parents and teachers may find parts of Zoo Story too graphic for younger readers.

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