New Science in the News on Science A-Z provides high-quality contents which teach students about the current events that are happening in the science world. With it, students can practice their ability to read informational text and at the same time, learn about important science standards. In New Science in the News on Science A-Z, students can learn about the main ideas and important concepts of science. They can also learn about what real scientist do in their real world as well. Reading these kinds of stories will help them in problem identification, problem-solving and asking questions.
New Science in the News on Science A-Z comes in three different reading levels, which can be indicated by seeing level dots on their cover. One dot indicates it is for elementary readers; two dots indicate it is for middle elementary and three dots indicate it is for upper elementary. Each New Science in the News on Science A-Z edition covers various STEM subjects. Just look at the identifier in the story’s beginning. The subjects covered are physical science, Earth, life, space, engineering, technology, and science processes.
In addition to features above, students can also read recently found species, a recent discovery in space and new technology breakthrough. The last page offers various activities; each one comes for a specific age, which allows students to give their responses about what they have just read while you, as their teacher, assess the reading comprehension of each one of them. Students can have all editions as PDF files, and they can also make it into projects. You can use new addition one by one to keep your students excited about certain topics. To help your students learn about certain topics, you can use the archive to find relevant stories about said topics. In science, there will always new breakthrough and discoveries to report. With New Science in the News on Science A-Z, you bring the science world to your students’ desks.
Other than news about science, New Science in the News on Science A-Z also has other features. For example, resources for a science fair, quick reading, e-learning resources, focus books, process activities, nonfiction books, nonfiction units and instructional units. Resources for science fair offers comprehensive support for K-6 science fair projects. Including, guides for teachers, project ideas, guides for students and a rubric for scoring. Quick reads help the students to develop their critical thinking capabilities as well as reading skills. Inside, there are articles made in the similar format of a magazine. E-learning resources improve the connection between school and home. It was fun, engaging e-books that are available for computer, laptop or smartphone. Focus books support students in focusing on certain topics. Process activities offer kid-friendly activities such as science experiments. Nonfiction books contain the main ideas, core concepts and details of science. These books are available at three different levels. Finally, the instructional units contain lots of customizable, multilevel lessons and materials. The topics include physical science, life science, Earth, space, and science process.