Lesson Plans

Building STEM Skills with the Newspaper

In today’s society, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education is more important than ever. STEM is all around us. Science—weather, nature, animals; Technology – computers, smartphones, tablets; Engineering—designing buildings, roads, bridges; and Mathematics—grocery store, banks and more. STEM education encourages critical thinking, analyzing and making connections. According to the United States Department of Labor, the 10 fastest growing careers...

Art Concepts in the Newspaper

The newspaper offers news and information about the world – including the world of art. Art offers to each of us the potential for expression through a means other than words. Though we often think of the newspaper as a medium of words, the opportunity for developing greater understanding of the visual arts in everyday life is there, in every...

The St. Louis Arch celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2015. This set of lessons will help continue the celebration as construction in the Park and downtown is completed.

Geography is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments. Geographers explore both the physical properties of Earth’s surface and the human societies spread across it. They also examine how human culture interacts with the natural environment and the way locations and places can have an impact on people. Geography seeks to understand where things are...

Health Literacy

October is Health Literacy Month but this information is always of value. Your students will learn to read food and medicine labels, develop healthy eating habits, and learn to be their own health advocate with this exclusive on line program. Program appropriate for 6th through 12th grade students.

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