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Kids & Skin Safety

Now that swimming season is here, it’s important for kids to have fun ways to learn about and protect their skin. The American Academy of Dermatology offers resources for children and adults to learn more about their skin and how to stay safe in the sun.

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Plus, educators can find lesson plans and classroom activities on a wide range of skin-related topics.

 

Watching the Summer Night Sky: Resources for All Grade Levels

Now that summer is approaching, brush up your stargazing skills and get ready to enjoy humankind’s first TV, the night sky. These lessons, activities, and resources compiled by NEA will help you and your students locate and identify celestial objects with equipment as basic as your own eyes.

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Memorial Day Lesson Ideas and Resources

Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day, a day to honor American Civil War dead. Following World War I, Memorial Day became a day to honor soldiers killed in all wars. Honor the nation’s fallen military men and women with the following lessons and activities compiled by NEA.

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Teaching Resources for Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Below are links to activities, lesson plans, and resources you can use in your classroom from NEA.

10 Free Activities, Lessons, Videos, and More

Looking for free resources for your classroom? Below are some great websites compiled by NEA where you can find printables, books, instructional videos for you and your students, lesson plans, and much more.

  • The USGS Water Science School
    Water is unique and vital to all life on Earth. These resources for K-8 science learners cover water basics, properties, cycle, surface water, groundwater, quality, and use.
  • Learning Math
    Learning math can be challenging. Teaching it? Downright daunting. These multimedia college-level professional development courses can give K-8 teachers a deep conceptual understanding of mathematics, to help students develop strong math skills.
  • Architect Studio 3D
    Students in grades 5-8 design houses and share them with others. They explore architecture and learn about Frank Lloyd Wright’s life and work while gaining practice in subject skills.

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Earth Day: Lesson Plans, Projects, Resources, and More

This Earth Day, April 22, 2015, explore new and review familiar ways to live responsibly. Retired middle school teacher Phil Nast compiled the following resources for NEA.

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Lessons and Resources for Teaching About Spring

It’s officially here, and hopefully soon the weather will make it easier to believe it really is spring. NEA offers a variety of lessons, activities, and curriculum resources to help teach students about the new season.

Lessons and Activities for Women’s History Month

Hellen Keller. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Examine the changing cultural perceptions of women in society and honor their contributions to all aspects of life with these lessons and activities. NEA offers the following teaching resources, compiled by Phil Nast, for Women’s History Month 2015 following the theme Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives

Lessons and Resources for Black History Month


How will you celebrate Black History Month at your school? Here are some lesson plans and resources compiled by Phil Nast for NEA to help you integrate Black History Month into your classroom.

10 Free Resources for Educators

Teacher resourcesNEA offers a variety of educational resources to support teachers. Below is a selection of websites where you can find printables, books, instructional videos for you and your students, lesson plans, and other free resources for your classroom.

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