Teacher Review For Science News for Kids

Good source for kid-friendly science articles.

Teresa B.
Classroom teacher
Norris Middle School
Omaha, NE
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My Grades 7, 8
My Subjects Science
My Rating 3
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Further application
Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Great with General
Low literacy
How I Use It
I utilized these article with my 8th grade students. Articles were printed for students. Students were asked to summarize the article and support an opinion about the topic. I was able to find high-interest articles related to the concepts I was teaching.
My Take
Science News for Kids is a database of current science and math-related news articles. The articles are generally short and can include a list of vocabulary terms notated as "Power Words." The articles cover a wide variety of topics. Users may browse topics or search for specific terms.