FREE Coal Sample Kit for Teachers

FREE Coal Sample Kit for Teachers

Get a FREE Coal Sample Kit for Teachers! For the growing number of classroom teachers in grades 3-5 that are seeking high-interest, hands-on science activities, the American Coal Foundation is now making available Coal Sample Kits.

Each kit features four different types of coal samples ideally suited for lessons related to rocks and minerals study units and other science curriculum topics.

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KhanAcademy: Learn Almost Anything For FREE

Khan Academy is an educational website that, as its tagline puts it, aims to let anyone “learn almost anything—for free.”

Students, or anyone interested enough to surf by, can watch some 2,400 videos that cover K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer.

FREE School Supplies for Military Families

FREE School Supplies for Military Families

Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree have come together to bring FREE School supplies to Military Families with the 2014 Back-to-School Brigade!

Backpacks and School supplies will be donated to Military Families based on a first come first served basis, and registration is required. Operation Homefront distributes backpacks and school supplies at official Operation Homefront events throughout the country.  Events are scheduled based on local school calendars, so be sure to follow your local field office on Facebook to learn when Registration open in your area.