This lesson will help students observe and incorporate relevance in their science journalism articles.

“Information is made relevant to readers. Reported findings are linked to local concerns and new applications are considered. . . Readers’ implied questions are recognized and answered.”
SciJourn Standards for Scientific Literacy

Objective: Students will recognize and include a degree of relevance in
science journalism articles.
Materials: Ask me if I care?
relevance strips  (cut into individual strips)
lack of relevance strips (cut into individual strips)
Time: approximately 15-20 minutes

lesson – Who Cares – Making it Relevant

lesson – Who Cares – Making it Relevant (Editable Version)

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