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Robot Re-creates a Tetrapod’s Moves

This guide explores how scientists combine approaches from different scientific fields to study ancient locomotion.

Step into the shoes of a scientist studying ancient locomotion

These discussion prompts encourage students to apply their knowledge of experimental design.

Volcanoes, erupting now?

Students will review volcano monitoring data and learn how to use it to predict possible volcano behavior.

Asking for directions on Mars

Students will learn how to use an interactive online map of Mars and will identify features and make generalizations about Martian geography.

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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There’s Extra Time to Learn a Language

This guide explores research that suggests language learning happens over a much longer period than typically thought.

Speak up

These discussion prompts encourage students to think about language families and language-focused technology.
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An Open Book

This guide covers different types of personalized genetic testing and the medical information that can or cannot be learned from such testing.

All about genes

These discussion prompts examine student knowledge of DNA and genes, and then explore DNA sequencing and gene therapy.

The human genome reviewed

Students will explore and compare articles about genomes in general, and the human genome in particular.

The stories in your DNA

Students will answer questions based on the Science News article "An open book."
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What Makes a Dinosaur?

This guide explores what it means to be a dinosaur, and features a classroom activity focused on real fossils.