Replication Crisis Spurs Reforms
This guide covers experimental design, social science surveys, statistics and the importance of reproducible results.
Exploring the replication crisis in the social sciences
Students will answer questions based on the Science News article "Replication crisis spurs reforms."
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.
This activity will help students understand how the similarities and differences between languages may influence language learning.
These discussion prompts encourage students to think about language families and language-focused technology.
Looking up languages
Students will explore and compare articles about languages and language learning as reported by Science News and Science News for Students.
Extending language learning
Students will answer questions based on the Science News article "There's extra time to learn a language."
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.
Stephen Hawking’s Legacy Will Live On
This guide reviews the life and work of Stephen Hawking and asks students to work individually or in small groups to derive equations and calculate a theoretical amount of Hawking radiation emitted by a black hole.
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.
This guide explores what happens to the body during an overdose of opioids and asks students to research and summarize CDC data on opioids.
Opioid data dose
Students will work individually or in small groups to study different parts of the CDC website on opioids and summarize their findings for the class.