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Wading through drinking water systems

Students will answer questions based on the Science News article "Drinkability."
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This guide covers drinking water contaminants and technologies that may be used to treat drinking water in small communities.
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SN 10: Scientists to Watch

This guide introduces students to some of the scientists featured on the SN 10: Scientists to Watch list. Students can explore the questions that motivate these scientists and their myriad career paths.

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."
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SN 2017 Year in Review

This guide reviews the Top 10 scientific discoveries from 2017, as reported by Science News, with a focus on key concepts covered across scientific disciplines.
RECORD BREAKER Climate change and remnant warming from the 2015-2016 El Niño helped make 2016 the hottest year on record. Blue areas were cooler than their long-term average temperature; red area were warmer.

2016 Shattered Earth’s Heat Record

This guide focuses on the Earth's record temperatures and the bigger issue of climate change, including its worldwide and species-wide effects.