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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.

Snoopy and NASA: Celebrating the Space Station

Grades: Elementary (K-6)
Subject Area: Language Arts, Social Studies, STEM

Join Snoopy — a seasoned space traveler — in celebrating the 20th anniversary of humans living on the International Space Station! Students will learn about the history of the space station, what life is like for astronauts who live and work in space, and more. Easy-to-implement activities for classrooms and home-based learning.

Chico Bon Bon: Monkey With A Tool Belt

Grades: Pre-K – Grade 1
Subject Area: Problem-solving, Science Skills, and STEM Vocabulary

Chico Bon Bon: Monkey With A Tool Belt
This educational program inspired by the new series encourages kids to solve problems creatively through trial and error, just like the Fix-It Force does.

Drive2Life PSA Contest

Grades: Grades 6-12
Subject Area: Language Arts, Media, Communications

Encourage students ages 13 to 19 in grades 6–12 to use facts they learn in the program activities and their creativity to develop a script or storyboard for a 30-second public service announcement (“PSA”) video to help prevent teen drunk and drugged driving. Prizes for students and teachers. Contest Deadline: February 8, 2021

Glass Half Full

Grades: Elementary K-2, 3-5
Subject Area: Language Arts, Social Emotional Learning

Promote positivity and motivate students to look for the positive and express gratitude to community members with activities inspired by the Glass Half Full News — a new online series with a freshly positive perspective from kids.

Take a Day Time Break for Mental Wellness

Grades: Middle School
Subject Area: Health & Wellness, Social-Emotional Learning

Children need support navigating their thoughts and feelings, and teachers can play a vital role in this effort. Support your students’ mental health by helping them develop practical strategies for building empathy and improving self-care.

CS First Unplugged - A Code with Google Program

Grades: 4-8
Subject Area: STEM

Celebrate the Hour of Code™ with a free, fun, hands-on learning experience that inspires critical thinking and introduces students to coding skills. To support a variety of learning environments, this introductory computer science lesson from Google, CS First Unplugged, can be used offline and without a computer. No prior computer science experience required!

Pork: Fueling the Future

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

Explore how sustainability practices have helped pig farmers increase food production while reducing environmental impact, discover pork recipes from around the globe, and take a virtual trip to a pig farm with a fun video whiteboard activity.

Cotton Science and Sustainability

Grades: 4-6, 5-8
Subject Area: STEM, Environmental Science, Math

Celebrate America Recycles Day by collecting denim! Learn how denim is transformed into insulation. And, take your students on a discovery from fashion to farm to the science-lab with standards-based activities that explore agriculture, the environment, and sustainability.

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