Bring Current Events into Your Classroom with CNN Student News
For relevant, accurate, and appropriate current events to share with your students, try watching CNN Student News. With new content daily, the ten minute segments are an easy way to incorporate nonfiction into your classroom and engage your students with real world issues.
Isle of Wight The Isle of Wight is a county and the largest island of England, located in the English Channel, on average about 2–5 miles off the south coast of the county of Hampshire, separated from the mainland by a strait called the Solent. Maybe can check this out before we go north to Scotland.
Photo by VA Dept of Transportation - 1990. The Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) is the 3.5-mile-long Hampton Rds crossing for Interstate 64. The HRBT & I-64 connects the S Hampton Rds cities of Norfolk & VA Beach with the Peninsula cities of Hampton and Newport News. The HRBT tunnel holds a place as an engineering milestone: the world's first underwater tunnel connected to man-made islands.