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Science on the Farm


Grades: Middle School
Subject Area: Science, Environmental Science, Biology

Help your students discover how science has changed farming and improved food production in the 21st century. Students will learn how today’s farmers use robotics and digital technology to care for their crops and livestock, how science is providing farmers with new ways to carry on the tradition of selective breeding, and how these all these advances in agriculture contribute to the health of our environment.

Eat Brighter with Avocados!


Grades: Elementary
Subject Area: Health & Nutrition, Language Arts, Science

Brighten your wellness curriculum with these standards-based lessons about a favorite fruit — Avocados From Mexico. Featuring Sesame Street characters who are part of the eat brighter!™ campaign to encourage kids to eat more fruits and vegetables, the activities help students make nutritious food choices and include a hands-on experiment to learn how avocados ripen. Watch for additional activities in the coming months!

Penguins


Grades: Elementary (2-6)
Subject Area: Science, Environmental Science, Nature

Disneynature's all-new feature film Penguins is a coming-of-age story about an Adélie penguin named Steve who joins millions of fellow males on a quest to build a nest, find a life partner and start a family. Penguins opens in theatres nationwide on Wednesday, April 17, in time for Earth Day 2019. Tickets are on sale NOW, to help you plan ahead. For Group Rate Pricing and Showtimes, call 1-800-DISNEY6 (1-800-347-6396).

Greener Gadgets


Grades: Elementary (4-6)
Subject Area: Science, Environmental Science

Teach your students how recycling outdated tech products and packaging can help reduce the environmental impact of their technology choices and promote a more sustainable future for planet Earth. Students explore renewable and non-renewable resources, create a recycling action plan for their family, and learn how innovation has made tech devices more and more energy efficient. A bilingual program in English and Spanish.

Remarkable, Sustainable Paper!


Grades: Elementary & Middle (4-6)
Subject Area: Science, Environmental Science, Math

November 15 is America Recycles Day, a great time to engage your class in learning about the importance of reducing waste and making more sustainable choices. Turn this opportunity into a teachable moment with lessons that put those choices directly in students' hands. Students learn why paper is one of the most recycled resources on the planet, and how recycling paper and cardboard products helps protect the environment,

Life in the Glass Age


Grades: Elementary & Middle School (4-8)
Subject Area: STEM, Materials Science, Environmental Science

Amaze your students with Life in the Glass Age, an innovative video series that provides a 360-degree view behind the scenes of everyday life, revealing how advanced glass technologies are integrated into almost every part of our lives. Students can explore how optical fiber networks, interactive display panels, mobile touchscreens, and more are opening the way to a more connected, informed, and sustainable future for everyone.

Fuel Up to Play 60


Grades: Elementary - High School (4-11)
Subject Area: Health, Nutrition, Fitness

This school year, give your students the tools they need to "fuel up" their bodies and minds with Fuel Up to Play 60, the free in-school nutrition and exercise program launched by the National Dairy Council and the NFL in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Click here to bring Fuel Up to Play 60 to your school, then download this teaching kit to get your students and other teachers at your school on the team!

Taking Down Tobacco


Grades: Middle School
Subject Area: Health, Community Action

Taking Down Tobacco is an interactive youth training program that motivates students to become part of the first tobacco-free generation. Add this innovative health education resource to your curriculum with lesson plans that inform students about the health dangers of all tobacco products and the deceptions of tobacco marketing.

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