Build your science knowledge
Students will define key science vocabulary to better understand the concepts covered in Science News' Top 10 science stories of 2018.
Understanding science’s impact
Students will work in groups to analyze one of Science News' Top 10 science stories of 2018.
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."
Article dissection for all
These comprehension questions can be used with any article from Science News.
Escaping from a black hole
Students will come to better understand black holes and Hawking radiation by deriving expressions and calculating theoretical data that relate to these phenomena.
Mind over body
These discussion prompts focus on some of Stephen Hawking's most notable discoveries and ideas, as well as the disease that destroyed his nerve cells.
A life revisited
Students will explore and compare articles about Stephen Hawking and black holes from the Science News archive.
Remembering Stephen Hawking
Students will answer questions based on the Science News article "Stephen Hawking's legacy will live on."
When science and gravity meet
These discussion prompts encourage students to explore concepts related to gravity and how scientists measure it.
The equivalence principle in the archive
Use this short section to explore and compare other articles about measurements of the equivalence principle as reported by Science News since 1924.