The SciJinks Weather Laboratory at http://scijinks.gov targets middle-schoolers. It explains the reasons for the seasons, the tides, and other weather and Earth science mysteries in colorful "Now I get it!" pages.
NASA Climate Kids at http://climate.nasa.gov/kids demystifies the "Big Questions" about global climate change using 4-6th-grade-level language, colorful illustrations, humor, interactivity, and games.
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Examine how common purchases made at the grocery store can have an impact on the environment.
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A great vocabulary builder, terrific for SAT practice.
An inspirational quote and writing prompt.
Headlines from around the world with an interactive globe. Speech tool can read the story aloud.
A brief news story and a writing lesson, updated daily.
Ten+ lesson plans in Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies, timed to this week's events.
Can be printed and distributed to students.
A video and news activity for students in grades K-3.
A video and news poll activity for grades 4 and higher. Updated weekly.
A weekly in-depth writing assignment with instructions and news connection.
Informational text with a self-assessment comprehension quiz. Updated weekly.
An in-depth look at a story making news this week.