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Welcome to the Science News Learning educator portal for Science News Media Group. Use this site to access award-winning journalism from Science News (reading level grades 9 and up) and Science News Explores (reading level grades 5 and up) and discover how they can inspire your curricula. Every other week, you’ll find new NGSS-aligned lesson plans published on our site. They will help you integrate one of the latest articles from Science News and/or Science News Explores in your classroom.

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Search hundreds of NGSS-aligned lesson plans by unit, topic or teaching theme. You can even go straight to the journalism archives to find an article by subject.

TIP! Once you’ve searched by keyword, you can refine your search by topic, exercise type, date and NGSS-Disciplinary Core Ideas to find the resources that best support your teaching goals.

Check out our recent educator guides

Educator guides are groups of lesson plans all focused on the same Science News print issue. These guides are designed to help you integrate STEM journalism articles into your classroom by highlighting current applications of core science concepts. Many lesson plans offer two versions of the article at different reading levels. Printable student worksheets are also provided.

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Take a video tour of this Educator Portal to learn more about how to navigate the library of hundreds of interdisciplinary, NGS standards-aligned lesson plans, each one paired to a Science News and/or a Science News Explores article.

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“Science News Learning has been a game changer in my classroom. Using real world examples to connect the concepts has been essential. The varied reading levels and lesson plans have enabled all of our students to achieve understanding and success.”

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