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

Add depth to your recycling lessons by having students take a closer look at single-use foodservice packaging — what it is, why it’s used, and why it can sometimes be a smarter environmental choice than reusables. Students make real-world sustainability decisions as they weigh the ecological, economic, and health benefits of foodservice packaging.

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Grades: Elementary (3-5)
Subject Area: Science, Biology, Technology

Help your students learn more about one of our most critical resources — water — with standards-based lessons that explore the many ways humans have been moving water for thousands of years. Students learn about irrigation and how it works to produce food and improve our quality of life in communities across the nation.

DC Super Hero Girls -
Super Heroes Unite!

Grades: Elementary (1-4)
Subject Area: Language Arts, Goal Setting, Social Skills

Let the DC Super Hero Girls start your school year with a learning adventure that builds self-esteem, supportive friendships, and teamwork skills. Inspired by the budding Super Heroes at Super Hero High School, students celebrate their diverse strengths and talents, practice collaborating on a class project, and develop goal-setting skills that can last a lifetime!


Grades: Elementary & Middle School
Subject Area: Science, Geography, Safety

Explore one of nature’s most fearsome weather phenomena with this companion study guide to the film Hurricane, which combines footage collected over five years to tell the story of a fictitious storm, Lucy, and its far-ranging impact on our ecosystem. Includes separate standards-aligned activity sets for grades K-2, 3-5, and 6-8, with hands-on experiments and internet-based research projects.

Summer of Mars

Grades: Elementary (4-5)
Subject Area: Science, Technology, Engineering

Summer of Mars at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is a once-in-a-lifetime chance for students and their families to experience our journey to Mars firsthand. Best of all, admission is FREE for incoming fifth-graders. Use these NASA-approved STEM lesson plans to ready your students for their expedition to Mars!

Join the Consumer Protection Safety All-Stars!

Grades: Elementary & Middle School
Subject Area: Safety, Consumer Education, Language Arts

Kids can become heroes in their own homes and communities with this Consumer Product Recall Effectiveness Program that teaches children how they can help protect themselves, their families, and friends by identifying product safety warnings and keeping a sharp eye out for recalled products as identified by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

Monster Guard:
Prepare for Emergencies

Grades: Elementary (1-6)
Subject Area: Safety, Science, Math, Geography, Language Arts

Let the Monster Guard help your students prepare for real-life emergencies with these app-based lesson plans from the American Red Cross. Students explore the science behind different types of emergencies and learn how to stay safe when emergencies happen, so they can practice and share what they have learned with family and friends.

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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