Your written response to your visit can earn you a 10 point homework grade.
Write a 5 paragraph summary of your visit including the topic, what you read
about or saw and what you learned that you did not know before visiting this
Your writen response to a science news story can earn you a 15 point
homework grade. Many of these articles contain a lot of detail so your 5
paragraph response should as well.
Intro paragraph should include the article's title, a brief description and
why you chose it.
The main body of your write up should include the how, what, where and why
of this news story.
The final paragraph should include how this story may impact your life and
what you learned by reading this.
Science News provides the reader with a collection of stories which describe
things which are happening in the world of science. Discoveries, inventions,
research and people doing cool science are all part of this online version
of the paper.
Write a one page summary of something you read about (or viewed) and earn a
10 point quiz grade. Include the following:
1. Title and author
2. The who, what, where, when and why details of this story
3. Something that surprised you and a question you might ask the author
This site is the online companion to Science Friday, a weekly
live radio program broadcast on National Public Radio between 2-
There are a lot of newsbriefs crammed onto each page so take your
time and read carefully before choosing one. There are many short
videos which you can view as well.