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Exploring insect farming

Students will answer questions based on the Science News article "Down on the (cricket) farm."

Web of changes

Students will think through and diagram an Arctic and local food web and will explore how ecosystem disruptions can impact the food webs.

Tracking Arctic sea ice

Students will answer questions based on the Science News article "The case of the Arctic's missing ice."

Volcanoes, erupting now?

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

Explore volcanic eruptions, and their devastating aftermath

These discussion prompts explore volcanic explosivity and collapse, the ecosystem and health effects of eruptions and how to keep people safe during natural disasters.

Zooming in on the Kilauea volcano

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

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.

Think before you drink

These discussion prompts ask students about drinking water contaminants and drinking water treatment methods.

Wading through drinking water systems

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

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.