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Blue's Clues & You!


Grades: Preschool/PreK/K
Subject Area: Social Skills, Pre-Reading, Math, Problem Solving

Blue and her friends are back, with new problem-solving adventures for today's generation of preschoolers. Use these learning activities to join in the fun! Your children will learn about teamwork and friendship as they practice developmental skills such as pre-reading and math, and work together to figure out Blue's clues! The new series, Blue's Clues & You!, launches November 11, on Nickelodeon.

Spies in Disguise


Grades: 3-5
Subject Area: STEM

Take your students on an exciting STEM adventure with the heroes of Spies in Disguise, the new film from Blue Sky Studios. Use these NGS standards-based activities to help students discover their own unique skill sets as they solve critical-thinking problems and create their own innovative espionage gadgets. Spies in Disguise arrives in theaters December 25.

Building Your Future


Grades: High School
Subject Area: Financial Literacy, Math

Give your students the financial know-how they need with interactive lesson plans that provide hands-on experience in all phases of money management. Along the way, students practice the math skills essential for a financially healthy life, including the use of modern math technologies such as spreadsheets and online calculators.

Farming for the Future


Grades: High School
Subject Area: STEM, Environmental Science, Social Studies

Introduce your students to the concept of sustainable nutrition — food that promotes good health and a healthy environment — with help from the dairy farmers of the American Dairy Association North East. Students research how farmers are meeting the need to increase food production while reducing impacts on the environment and explore the many STEM-based career paths open to them in agriculture

Dairy Recyclers


Grades: 2-4
Subject Area: STEM, Environmental Science

Get your students excited about sustainability by exploring the many ways dairy farmers recycle to protect and preserve the environment. Students learn why dairy cows are natural recyclers and use recycled dairy containers for desktop farming.

Cotton Science and Sustainability


Grades: 4-8
Subject Area: STEM, Environmental Science, Math

Take your students on a surprising journey from fashion to farm to the science lab with standards-based activities that start with something literally close to their hearts – their clothing – and end with a look at agricultural and recycling practices that help sustain the environment. Includes a video-based digital whiteboard activity students can also explore on a home computer.

Greener Gadgets


Grades: 4-6
Subject Area: STEM, Environmental Science

Teach your students how recycling outdated tech products and packaging can lead to 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.

Remarkable, Sustainable Paper!


Grades: 4-6
Subject Area: Environmental Science, Math

November 15 is America Recycles Day! Celebrate by teaching your students the importance of reducing waste and making sustainable choices with something they use every day — paper. Use these NGS standards-aligned activities to explore the life cycle of paper production as 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.

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