A level assignments require you to apply your understanding of concepts in our current unit to current events in science. Below are links to science current event resources. The first 2 are widget feeds from popular websites. The others are direct links to science current event sites.

First brainstorm ideas from the unit resources page. Then search using any of the resources below.

How you are graded for a current science assignment!


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An alternative to a Current Science Assignment is a Science Cover Page.







Scroll through these feeds for Ideas. You may have to collapse the ads.




http://www.sciencefriday.com/topics/ (personal favorite)
http://www.npr.org/Krulwich (another personal favorite)

http://sciencenow.sciencemag.org/
http://www.nytimes.com
http://www.msnbc.msn.com
http://www.sciencedaily.com
http://www.time.com
http://www.sciam.com
http://esciencenews.com
http://www.discovermagazine.com
http://www.livescience.com

A Level Current Science Assignment - If you choose this assignment please do the following either in writing, or as a glog, news brochure, or your own original podcast (simulated newscast created with garageband on the mac or audacity- a free download for windows)
Describe the Topic:
1. Title of article or podcast episode:
Title of magazine, newspaper, journal, or producer:
Author:
Date of article:
3-2-1: Tell me 3 things you learned, 2 questions you still have, and 1 thing cool about the episode or article.


2. Title of article or podcast episode:
Title of magazine, newspaper, journal, or producer:
Author:
Date of article:
3-2-1: Tell me 3 things you learned, 2 questions you still have, and 1 thing cool about the episode or article.

3. Write a paragraph describing an opinion you have on the topic. Make sure you refer to at least 3 pieces of information from the reports you examined.