April 4-18, 2011

Science World is now offering comprehensive online resources for “How to Cool Earth" on p. 14.

  • Start your lesson by showing this ANCHOR VIDEO, which will introduce your students to climate change.

Next, read the article, How to Cool Earth, p. 14, that highlights six wild ways to combat climate change. Your entire class can view a DIGITAL VERSION of the article using your interactive whiteboard and computer projector.

After reading the story, have students complete the CHECK FOR UNDERSTANDING skills sheet. This can be done as a class or individually to test students’ reading comprehension.

TEACHER'S EDITION
Download this issue's Teacher's Edition here. (Answer keys have been removed.)

ONLINE-ONLY SKILLS PAGES

BONUS ONLINE REPRODUCIBLE!

  • After reading “Plight of the Panda” (p.20), have your class complete this critical-thinking skills sheet, which challenges students to design their own preserve for giant pandas.

WEB EXTRAS!

Science News

  • 3, 2, 1, Liftoff!: Watch the rocket launch here.
Killer Storms
Rethinking Fireworks
How to Cool Earth
Intruder Alert!
Plight of the Panda
Trapped in Time
Save Energy, Save Earth

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