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Warriors #1: Into the Wild

Grades: Elementary (3-5)
Subject Area: Language Arts

Receive 20 FREE copies of Warriors #1: Into the Wild, the first book in bestselling author Erin Hunter's action-adventure series Warriors, which introduces young readers to a hidden world of wild cats through the eyes of a domestic cat, Rusty, who ventures into the forest to join them. Limit: one set of 20 books per teacher. Available only to teachers in grades 3-5, and while supplies last. Offer expires September 24, 2015.

Dream Big with the Peanuts Gang

Grades: K-12
Subject Area: Language Arts

Start your school year off with standards-based language arts lessons based on the big-screen adventures awaiting your students when the beloved Peanuts characters appear in 3D CGI at theaters everywhere on November 6 in The Peanuts Movie. Separate lesson sets for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12 with activities that promote creativity and collaborative learning.

Say Cheese!

Grades: Elementary (3-5)
Subject Area: Language Arts

Help your students get to know each other with these fun, bilingual (English and Spanish) activities that promote teamwork and strengthen language arts skills. The program also includes a take-home handout that encourages parents to provide convenient, delicious snacks as a way to help their children fuel-up for school.

Breaking News About "B"

Grades: High School
Subject Area: Health

Here’s news that high school students and their parents need to hear. Vaccines are now available that can help protect against meningitis B, the strain of meningococcal disease that pre-2014 vaccines could not help prevent. Use this program to alert your students and parents to the risks of invasive meningococcal disease and the need for separate vaccination against meningitis B.

Think Rice!

Grades: Elementary (3-6)
Subject Area: Nutrition, Social Studies, Science

September is National Rice Month, the perfect time to celebrate this All-American grain! Your students will learn how rice growing has contributed to American history since colonial times, and how today's U.S. rice growers not only help sustain wetland habitats but also help reduce carbon emissions by providing a close-to-home source of good nutrition.

STEM Mobile Labs

Grades: Middle & High School
Subject Area: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

Introduce your students to STEM Mobile Labs, a FREE mobile app that is your doorway to some of the best STEM-focused content available for mobile phones and tablets. With STEM Mobile Labs, students can leverage the unique capabilities of wireless technology to perform experiments, gather data, conduct research, and more.


Grades: High School & College
Subject Area: History, Social Studies

Bring a project shrouded in secrecy to life for your students with Manhattan, the WGN America original series beginning a new season on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at 9pm/8c. Explore the scientific, political, and ethical dilemmas faced by the men and women who developed the first atomic bomb with activities that draw on primary sources to connect the challenges of those times to issues we face today.

Get EGG-ucated!

Grades: Middle School
Subject Area: FACS, Health, STEM, Social Studies

Help your students learn more about eggs – where they come from, how they contribute to a healthy diet, and how egg farmers use science and technology to make fresh eggs available everywhere every day. Five different teaching kits with standards-based activities for FACS, health, science, technology, social studies, and language arts classes.

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