This supplement discusses the health risks and legal consequences of marijuana and tobacco use for minors in Washington. Aligned with Washington state health education standards, it covers topics such as awareness and consequences of risky behaviors, disease prevention, overall wellness, and identification of community health resources. For more resources visit King County Public Health.

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Navigate the path from your first job to a great career! An excellent visual resource for students, these colorful maps give insight into career pathways, wages and current trends in key industries in Seattle-King County. The series will appear on Sundays: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 2016

For more career maps visit Map Your Career


Students learn about the technology used on Washington farms, sustainable farming practices, and the economic importance of Washington agriculture. This supplement is a great way to introduce students to the processes behind what we eat. Visit for more classroom resources.


This special section partners with the Nature Conservancy to bring students an up-to-date look at the changing climate of the Puget Sound. Focusing on current data, as well as projected trends, students will be able to gain an understanding of the effects of climate change as well as the ways we can adapt.



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