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Understanding science’s impact

Students will work in groups to analyze one of Science News' Top 10 science stories of 2018.

Martian water challenge

Students will use common materials to design, build and test their own water purification system.

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.

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.

Reflections past and present

These discussion prompts encourage students to reflect on their own academic progress, on the state of science and on the concept of reflection in physics.

Exploring Emmy Noether’s life

Students will answer questions based on the Science News article "Emmy Noether's vision."

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.