From the Archives: Mighty Minerals

amethystCollaborate with your eighth grade science teacher and help your students discover their creative side with this lesson plan developed by Paula Trapani-Wiener. Students can learn all about minerals and then create an original cartoon character based on their favorite mineral.

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From the Archives: Every Day Weather

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Photo courtesy of NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) Collection

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to put up the rain gear and pull out your swimming suits. In case you missed it, here’s a lesson plan developed by Sandra Andrews and Linda Gann to help your younger students understand the changes the seasons bring. And be sure to take advantage of our reviews, written by librarians for librarians, to find just the right weather-related titles for your collection.

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