Beginning or ending each class with a short (5 minute or less) news briefing about current issues in science keeps students aware of the science that surrounds them. It might be described as similar to briefings the president receives each day (though, of course, much shorter) – important updates for important people. In addition, informed students will have a wide array of topics from which to choose when they write articles later.

Read Aloud – news briefing

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