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Gene therapy through time

Students will search the Science News archive for previous articles about stem cells and gene therapy, and compare potential applications.

Replacing a boy’s skin

Students will report on the who, what, why and how of a treatment for a rare skin disease.

Making carbon connections

These discussion prompts cover the basics of radioactive decay and carbon-14 dating, as well as concepts related to climate change.

Star light, star bright

These discussion prompts cover the principles of spectroscopy, stellar evolution and fusion reactions.

Crash from the past

Students will search the Science News archive for other stories on neutron star collisions and gravitational waves.

Spotting a neutron star collision

Students will answer questions related to the Science News article "Neutron star crash seen for the first time."

Solo for solenoid

Students will construct their own simple solenoids and conduct experiments to measure the solenoids' properties.

Going beyond the robot

These discussion prompts cover topics related to materials science, magnetism, and biological adaptation and self-assembly.

Flexible robots in review

Students will search the Science News archive for earlier articles about transformational robots.

That’s a wrap

Students will answer questions about how a cubic metallic robot wraps itself in different exoskeletons to perform different functions.

Who are the SN 10 scientists?

In this activity, students will gain a better understanding of the character traits, personal qualities and career paths of the SN 10 scientists through a Jeopardy!-like game.

Behold the power of light

These discussion prompts cover chloropasts, chlorophyll, photosynthesis and related reactions, and solar cells.