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Cotton Science and Sustainability

Grades: 4-6 and 5-8
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

UL Xplorlabs

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

Add a new dimension to your STEM curriculum with UL Xplorlabs®, a FREE module-based learning platform created by Underwriters Laboratories. Each module focuses on a specific safety-science topic and contains content-rich resources like interactive videos, hands-on activities, and collaborative challenges, motivating students to investigate, experiment, and solve, just like the real scientists at Underwriters Laboratories.

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.

Into the Cloud:
Adventures in Online Safety!

Grades: Elementary (K-3)
Subject Area: Language Arts, Technology, Cyber Citizenship

Prepare your students for safe adventures online with Into the Cloud, the new NetSmartz® web-series that takes kids on an exciting journey through the internet to learn about online safety and cyber citizenship. Make Into the Cloud part of your language arts curriculum with standards-based classroom activities, detailed episode guides, and a take-home letter for parents.

This Is How We Roll

Grades: Elementary (1-6)
Subject Area: Language Arts, Self-Image, Social Skills

Let the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters and Heelys help your students build a positive classroom culture as they celebrate their differences and their own unique identities with fun language arts activities. Plus parents/guardians can enter the This Is How I Roll Contest for a chance to win a school visit from a Harlem Globetrotters star, or a pair of Heelys for their child. But hurry! The contest deadline is October 7, 2019.

Sustainable and Healthy Protein

Grades: Middle & High School
Subject Area: Family & Consumer Sciences

Let pork take your students on a foodie field trip! First travel to the farm to learn about sustainable agriculture and how pig farmers have reduced the environmental impacts of pork production. Then discover how pork adds healthy protein to local cuisines around the world. The program also includes easy-to-prepare pork recipes and ideas for making family mealtimes meaningful.

Lost in Space

Grades: Middle School (6-8)
Subject Area: Language Arts, Science

Take your students on an exciting science fiction writing adventure with the Lost in Space Science Fiction Contest. One grand prize winner will attend the Netflix Season 2 premiere of Lost in Space at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum with a parent and his/her teacher. Plus, the first 50 teachers who submit contest entries will receive a Netflix $50 gift card! Click here for details.

Take Care of Each Other:
A Campus Safety Initiative

Grades: College/University
Subject Area: Safety, Crime Prevention

The Take Care of Each Other campus safety initiative focuses on ridesharing safety, sexual assault prevention, and personal safety both on and off campus. Download these resources to educate your students about best practices for keeping themselves and everyone on your campus safe this school year.

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