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Martian water challenge

Students will use common materials to design, build and test their own water purification system.

Wading through drinking water systems

Students will answer questions based on the Science News article "Drinkability."

Pucker up

Students will analyze the amount of a chemical in a dietary supplement.

Gene drive proves it can wipe out mosquitoes

Analyze graphs related to the Science News article "Gene drive wipes out lab mosquitoes."

Corporeal connections

These discussion prompts ask students to define key science terms relating to immunology and organ physiology, and explore the history of organ transplantation.

Making transplants last

Students will answer questions based on the Science News article "Transplant tolerance."

The SN 10 Game

Students will come up with a Jeopardy! style game or use a game provided to better understand the character traits, personality qualities and career paths of the SN 10: Scientists to Watch.

The languages of the fields

Students will define key science terms from a range of scientific fields using contextual clues from Science News articles.

Telling two scientists’ stories

Students will answer questions based on the Science News articles "Flowing toward a sustainable future" and "Mapping stars across generations."

Tomorrow’s lab-grown meats

Students will analyze data from a graph in the Science News article "Dreaming up tomorrow's burger."

Three steps to reproducible results

These discussion prompts ask students to define key science terms related to social science, experimental design and statistics, and to dig deeper into the methodology of experimental design.

Exploring the replication crisis in the social sciences

Students will answer questions based on the Science News article "Replication crisis spurs reforms."