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Career share and compare

These discussion prompts encourage students to discuss and compare the work and background of two SN 10 scientists to explore the varied paths to becoming a successful researcher.
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Hermit Crabs Are Drawn to the Dead

This guide asks students to connect ecological concepts to the real world and examine how science gets translated from research study to news article.

Following an ancient path

Students will answer questions based on the Science News article "Robot re-creates a tetrapod's moves."
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Fight Like an Animal

This guide explores the evolution of animal weaponry and encourages students to think think through animal weaponry experiments.

Pick your battles

These discussion prompts encourage students to put themselves in the shoes of researchers studying animal weaponry, by evaluating, proposing and mapping out an experiment.

Surveying animal weaponry

Students will explore articles about animal weaponry from the Science News archive.

The truth behind animal brawls

Students will answer questions based on the Science News article "Fight like an animal."

Saving the world’s coral reefs

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